Training and Credentialing Work Group

The Training and Credentialing Work Group is a limited duration work group charged with recommending the charge and initial membership of the standing Training and Credentialing Committee. In addition to overseeing WIOA eligible training provider eligibility and approval process, the Committee will likely be responsible for approving state-endorsed and industry-recognized credentials and certificates.


Meeting Minutes and Agendas:

April 4, 2019

February 25, 2019

February 14, 2019

January 24, 2019

August 29, 2018

Work Group Documents and Materials:

Final Work Group Recommendations (May 6, 2019)

Connecting Credentials (Lumina Foundation)

Credential of Value Definition Research (compiled by Advance Vermont)

Credentials of Value: State Strategies for Identifying and Endorsing Industry Recognized Credentials (Advance CTE)

Examples of Credentialing in Florida, Kansas, and Louisiana (Jay Ramsey, Agency of Education)

Work Group Members:

Co-Chair: Marilyn Cargill, Vice President of Financial Aid Services, Marketing & Research, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Co-Chair: Jay Ramsey, State Director of Career Technical Education, Vermont Agency of Education

Hugh Bradshaw, Employment Services Manager, Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Vermont Department of Corrections

Jane Fortin, Northeast Regional Career Resource Manager, Vermont Department of Labor

Maureen Hebert, Associate Dean of Industry Relations, Vermont Technical College

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Vermont Office of Professional Regulation

Sharon Parker, Adult Education and Literacy Coordinator, Vermont Agency of Education

Mary Anne Sheahan, Executive Director, Vermont Talent Pipeline Management

Joe Teegarden, SkillTech Director, Center for Technology, Essex

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