Why consider the military and veterans as stakeholders?
"No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks." -- James Allen
Why is credentialing important for Military and Service members?
• Increase visibility of military career options
• Place recruits with specialized credentials already in hand
• Signal readiness of personnel with credentials
• Determine credentials that best support operations and maintenance
• Align credentials and competencies to training and assessments
• Provide Service members with opportunity to grow professionally resulting in better trained Force
• Incentivize Service members to re-up to complete credential requirements
• Show value of the accumulation of credentials in a military career
• Bridge military occupations training to postsecondary education as advanced standing to save time and money
• Show connections to private-sector career opportunities
• Show employers value of military occupations, competencies, and credentials
• Signal competency equivalency between military training and civilian credentials including occupation licenses
What can you do to facilitate credentialing of Service Members and Veterans?
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- GI Bill Funding
- Services’ Credential Program Funding
- Are your credentials on COOL?
- Service Credential Payment Policies
- Credentialing in the Military
- Best Practices Overview
- Military 101 Presentation
- Mapping Military Occupations to Credentials
- Marketing to the Military
- Imagery Sources
- Other Resources