Success Stories with Micro-credentials
Schools, districts, and states are successfully implementing micro-credentials across their organization. These success stories are a small sample of how they approached implementing micro-credentials and the positive impact they are having across a myriad of areas.
Harmony Public Schools
Micro-credentials for Career and Compensation Advancement
Harmony Public Schools had been exploring ways to provide educators with performance-based compensation and career advancement opportunities to improve teacher effectiveness, retention, and satisfaction. A big focus was to ensure that leaving the classroom was not the only path to moving up the career and compensation ladder. The district wanted to help teachers develop throughout their careers while adding incentives to stay in the classroom. Read their story to find out how they took a phased approach to redefining career pathways across the organization.
Dysart Unified School District, Arizona
Creating a Shared Vision for Personalized, Competency-based Learning
Tennessee Department of Education
A Phased Approach to Implementing Micro-credentials
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 the key competencies they identified. Feedback from educators shows that they value the flexibility, personalization, and job-embedded nature of micro-certification. Read the case study to learn more.
School District of South Milwaukee
Aligning Educator Incentives to Micro-credentials
In Wisconsin, due to new licensing language, many districts have moved away from automatic step increases for educators based on educational credits and advanced degrees. Learn how the School District of South Milwaukee piloted a new process leveraging micro-credentials to help teachers advance on the salary schedule while honing high-quality educational practices.