Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies, examines whether the credentials students earn align with real-world employer demand. This project presents the most extensive data collection available on industry-recognized credentials earned in states.
Learn more at CredentialsMatter.org.
What Others Are Saying
If you care about career-training for high school students, you ought to read this great report from @ExcelinEd & @Burning_Glass. There's misalignment between what HS are supplying and what employers are demanding. https://t.co/srKcJfPg59
— Andy Smarick (@smarick) May 8, 2019
Are your state’s #CTE & #CareerReady credentialing programs preparing students for success? New #CredentialsMatter research can help you answer that question:https://t.co/fnOQIkuZsW #EdInnovation @ExcelinEd @Burning_Glass
— PIE Network (@PIEnetwork) May 8, 2019
On the #StoryOfTheDay, Chastity McFarlan from @QualityCharters talks about the important role charter authorizers play in ensuring that current and future charter schools offer high quality CTE courses that prepare students for college and career.
— Choice Media (@ChoiceMediatv) May 8, 2019
From our #CredentialsMatter report with @ExcelinEd: Only about half of all states (28) collect quantitative data on the attainment of credentials – even though high school students across the country earn hundreds of thousands of credentials each year. https://t.co/ohNZaERzdi pic.twitter.com/3khQTm7U0K
— Burning Glass (@Burning_Glass) May 10, 2019
About Credentials Matter
Credentials Matter is an ongoing research partnership between ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies designed to shed light on the landscape of industry credential data collection and alignment across the country. The project provides insight into how industry credentials earned by high school students align with workforce demand in each state to inform education system improvements and state data collection practices. Visit ExcelinEd.org/CredentialsMatter for more information.