How to Use Micro-Credentials to Advance Professional Learning

Date of broadcast: Tue, 05/07/19

An increasing number of districts are adopting micro-credentials to reform and improve traditional professional development models, making it a popular competency-based method of educator training and certification.

In this pre-recorded webinar, four district leaders discuss reasons for adopting micro-credentialing as a method of career advancement. From pre-service and induction programs to STEM designations and teacher mentor initiatives, explore the various ways districts are using micro-credentials to reimagine educator development and improve K-12 organizations through competency-based professional learning.

You will gain knowledge and insights into how:

  • Micro-credentials are used as a lever for career growth
  • Districts are integrating micro-credentialing into PLCs and coaching
  • Micro-credentials are beginning to replace certification and endorsement systems


Scheduled speakers:

Heather Clayton Staker
Founder of Ready to Blend
Co-author of Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools

Christy Mahaney
Professional Learning & School Improvement Specialist
Volusia County Schools

Alicia Sells
Manager & Founder of iLEAD Academy
Director of Innovation at Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative

Burak Yilmaz
Project Director
Harmony Public Schools

 Jason Lange
President and Co-founder