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Connecting Credentials

Lessons From the National Summit on Credentialing and Next Steps in the National Dialogue

Posted: January 21, 2016
Organizations: Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) Lumina Foundation

On October 5, 2015, some 200 individuals representing nearly 170 organizations gathered in Washington, D.C., for a one-day summit on a critical issue: the need for change in our nation’s fragmented system of credentialing. The National Summit on Credentialing was convened by three organizations – the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW), the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), and Lumina Foundation – on behalf of the Connecting Credentials partnership. The summit represented a  first step in articulating a shared vision of a reformed credentialing system – one that will better serve the needs of today’s students, employers and educators.

Connecting Credentials