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Competency-based Professional Learning

Hello there,

We've been seeing the momentum continue to build for micro-credential interest and implementation. Nearly a thousand education professionals watched our last webinar where state leaders discussed how they are laying the foundations for micro-credentials — for specific certifications, alternative teacher licensure, and modifying existing professional learning requirements.

I'm looking forward to our next webinar this Thursday, where we shift to a district lens on micro-credentials. Heather Clayton Staker, founder of Ready to Blend,  will be moderating a panel of district leaders that champion micro-credential implementation. You won't want to miss this.


Sanford Kenyon
CEO, BloomBoard


Micro-credentials: The New Currency for Advancement [Webinar]

Join us on Thursday, February 21st, to learn from district leaders as they discuss how their organizations are leveraging micro-credentialing, not just as another way to obtain credit hours, but as a currency for career advancement.

From pre-service and induction programs to STEM designations and teacher mentor programs, you’ll learn about the various ways districts are using micro-credentials to re-think educators’ career pathways and how competency-based professional learning is making a meaningful impact across their organizations.

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Leveraging Micro-credentials for Alternative Licensure

Josh Nelson explains how and why Minnesota and Lakes Country Service Cooperative are leading the push towards using micro-credentials for alternative teacher licensure. Watch this video to hear how they have partnered with BloomBoard to develop a competency-based licensure program, initially designed for Career and Technical Education (CTE) licensure areas focused on educators earning micro-credentials in critical competencies.

Video preview of Leveraging Micro-credentials for Alternative Teacher Licensure


Momentum in Micro-credentialing [On-demand Webinar]

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how micro-credentials are being strategically incorporated to help recruit, retain, and develop effective educators at the state and regional level.

This webinar features leaders from Louisiana Department of Education, Arkansas Departments of Education, Lakes Country Service Cooperative in Minnesota, and will be moderated by Gretchen Weber, managing director at American Institute for Research (AIR).

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