WEB19 Shaping Transparency of Workforce-Ready Skills with Digital Credentials

On-demand Webinar


Education and training are increasingly interspersed throughout an individual’s career, with learning taking place in a variety of settings - in the classroom, on the job, and after hours. Traditional transcripts and resumes often fail to provide a comprehensive picture of skills and competencies, regardless of where they were learned. Leaders from American Council on Education and Credly to share how they are working together with Lumina Foundation to capture competencies, connect skills to academic credit and surface them in way that provides full context, is easily shareable and verifiable.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the driving factors behind the need to convert workplace training into competency-based digital records at scale, and how this will be done. 
  • Define technology models that adapt credentialing to support modern professionals' pursuit of continuing education and professional distinction.
  • Describe how digital credentials streamline the transfer of training into academic credit.

Format: On-demand Webinar 
Audience: Credentialing Professionals of all levels

Duration: Approximately 1 hour, including time for Q&A


Member price: $90
Non-member price: $135

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Jonathan Finkelstein, Founder and CEO, Credly

Nationally-recognized innovator in the education and workforce development space, Jonathan co-founded HorizonLive (now Blackboard Collaborate) and LearningTimes and has co-authored several books, articles and reports on digital credentials for the US Department of Education. The son of two public school teachers who inspired lifelong learning both inside and beyond the classroom, Jonathan received his AB with honors from Harvard.


Sarah Cunningham, American Council on Education

Sarah is a Senior Program Manager at the American Council on Education, helping to develop a modular, learner-centric transcript that connects learners to opportunities both in academia and the workforce.  She joined ACE in May 2018 after serving as the Chief Student Success Officer at Unity College in Maine, where she oversaw student life and academic support services after serving in the faculty teaching wildlife care and informal education.  She received her PhD in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and continues to find an understanding of animal behavior useful in a surprising number of endeavors.


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