Moving from a Degree-Centric Postsecondary System to an Incremental Credentialing System: What Happens to Learners’ Financing Options?

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Accreditation & Quality Assurance Summit

Credential As You Go “Higher Education Quality Assurance and Incremental Credentialing”

This 2023 Credential As You Go Summit explored accreditation and quality assurance issues arising in incremental credentialing. A Roundtable representing institutional accreditation, specialized accreditation, and state systems of higher education/institutions participating in key incremental credentialing efforts discussed:

  • The ways accrediting bodies are/can support incremental credentialing
  • What higher education institutions and state systems of higher education are doing to ensure quality and address accreditation requirements

An open forum followed the Roundtable to enable audience participation and expand the discussion.

Featured Panelists

  • Setting the Stage: Holly Zanville, George Washington University & Credential As You Go
  • Roundtable: Moderated by Barbara Gellman-Danley, President, Higher Learning Commission
  • Institutional Accreditor: Belle Wheelan, President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Specialized Accreditor: Angela Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
  • States/Institutions: Deb Moeckel, Assistant Provost for Assessment and Community College Education at State University of New York
  • States/Institutions: Kim Poast, Chief Student Success & Academic Affairs Officer, Colorado Department of Higher Education
  • Audience Issues and Questions: Nan Travers, SUNY Empire State College & Credential As You Go

Summit Materials

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