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Hello there,

I love seeing how micro-credentials are taking off — not just with schools and districts, but also with state departments of education, with educational organizations, and with professional development providers.

There are state-level micro-credential initiatives in 12 states. One that we've been working closely with is Tennessee, where we are in the middle of a three-phase approach to implementing micro-credentials.  

We are also seeing more and more organizations wanting to partner with us to develop and administer micro-credential programs, like the National Association for Gifted Children, which we announced today.

I hope you'll take a deeper look in this month's newsletter.

Thanks,

Sanford Kenyon
CEO, BloomBoard

Featured Implementation

Tennessee Department of Education

The Tennessee Department of Education worked with BloomBoard to design a phased approach to implementing micro-credentials that allowed for effective asynchronous collaboration and aligned to identified key competencies. Feedback from educators shows that they value the flexibility, personalization, and job-embedded nature of micro-credentials.

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Recent News

National Association for Gifted Children to Launch Gifted Education Micro-credentials

The NAGC Micro-credential Program was developed over the past year to fill a sizeable gap in accessible professional development content to help educators better identify high-potential students from diverse backgrounds and to meet their unique learning needs. By providing affordable, accessible, and outcome-oriented content from experts in the field, NAGC micro-credentials are designed to help classroom teachers develop, implement, and master skills to effectively work with gifted children.

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Featured Micro-credential Program

Social and Emotional Learning

Schools and districts can help their educators effectively apply and model social and emotional skills, attitudes, and behaviors through BloomBoard's competency-based learning program.  Micro-credentials in this program include:

  • Growth Mindset
  • Grit and Resilience
  • Self-reliance and Autonomy
  • Facilitating Classroom Meetings
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