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. Explore the most extensive data collection available on industry-recognized credentials earned in states at CredentialsMatter.org.
"Schools, higher education, employers and state agencies 'all have a part to play' in creating stronger connections between #credentials available to students and the skills and knowledge that employers are expecting." @EdDiveK12 @ExcelinEd @BurningGlass https://t.co/zCjcsOcfwf— AAEdNetworks (@AAEdNetworks) May 15, 2019
.@EdDataCampaign & @CTEWorks find most states aren't equipping students and families with the #data needed to understand the quality and options of #CTE programs available. via @jennbellell https://t.co/AFVKz6aSnW— CAROCP (@ROCPInspire) May 30, 2019
Visit CredentialsMatter.org to explore interactive maps and data tables and to learn more.
View the Credentials Matter report to examine the analysis’s approach, findings and recommendations.
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.