Building a National Skills Credentialing System

INC has been working with the Workforce Development Division of ACT, Inc. for several years, supporting their strategy of leading the development of a national evidence-based skill credentialing system. The vision is to create demand-driven career pathways supported at the sector, regional and enterprise level that use evidence-based credentials to connect individuals to good jobs.

Workforce Innovation Scan
Posted: 11/16/2015
INC commissioned this scan of workforce innovations from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). It identifies opportunities for systems change in this sector.
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WIRED West Michigan Slide Show
Posted: 11/16/2015
An overview of the design of the WIRED West Michigan grant.
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Sector Based Talent Development Systems
Posted: 11/16/2015
INC and CAEL hosted a meeting in June of 2008 to brainstorm the design of systems for sector-based talent development. These are the background materials for that meeting.
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Sector Based Talent Systems summary slides
Posted: 11/16/2015
Two slides summarizing the idea of sector based talent systems.
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National Workforce Innovations Lab
Posted: 11/16/2015
INC's proposal for creating a national lab focused on workforce innovations.
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Breaking New Ground
Posted: 11/16/2015
This white paper by the ACT Workforce Development Division makes the case for the creation of a national skill credentialing system.
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Competency Validation Center Executive Summary
Posted: 12/31/1600
The Competency Validation Centerwill define, validate, and openly communicate the competencies that can be demonstrated to be related to job performance. By filling this void, the Center will set the foundation for a cooperative and openly shared competency-based talent supply chain system that aligns employers, educators and individuals across the US economy. This document provides an overview of the Center business design and start up plan.
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