Digital Badging Leaders Gather for Credential Summit

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Badgr and leading universities present groundbreaking digital credentialing work at 2020 Digital Credential Summit.

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Digital badges, stackable learning pathways, and blockchain-based learner records are rapidly transforming the way people learn and work. We’re honored that organizations around the world are turning to Badgr to create branded learning ecosystems that take advantage of these innovations.

Concentric Sky, the company behind the digital badging platform Badgr, is pleased to announce several presentations by partners at the upcoming IMS Global Digital Credential Summit on February 11th and 12th, in Atlanta, Georgia. These presentations will feature groundbreaking work on digital badges, learning pathways, and micro-credentials.

Badgr’s presenting partners include:

Together, these organizations serve over two million students throughout the U.S. Each organization has developed a set of implementation techniques and best practices that leverage digital badge technology to promote student success and lifelong learning for their students, faculty, and their communities.

“The University of North Texas is pleased to partner with Badgr to develop innovative solutions to help students recognize, collect, connect, and showcase the many marketable skills they attain during their college experience. The ability of our students to articulate their skills using a structure and system such as Badgr is critical to our ongoing success creating credentials and learner records for the 21st-century.” - Mike Simmons, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of North Texas

“We’re excited to support our partners as they showcase their successful digital credential programs at the 2020 IMS Digital Credential Summit. Digital badges, stackable learning pathways, and blockchain-based learner records are rapidly transforming the way people learn and work. We’re honored that organizations around the world are turning to Badgr to create branded learning ecosystems that take advantage of these innovations.” - Wayne Skipper, Founder/CEO of Concentric Sky

The IMS Global Digital Credential Summit will kick off on February 11th and 12th, in Atlanta, Georgia. This event brings together hundreds of educators, employers, and talent/HR professionals for two days of collaboration and innovation focused on advancing innovative educational models that bridge learning and career. Other topics to be addressed at the summit include connecting people to jobs, building statewide K-12 digital credential systems, stackable credential pathways, and advances in Open Badges.

About Badgr
Badgr is a global ecosystem of digital badging and credentialing tools for individuals and organizations of all sizes. Badgr serves millions of users and provides recognition from over 12,000 issuing organizations spanning more than 100 countries. Learn more at: Badgr.com

About Concentric Sky
Founded in 2005, Concentric Sky is an award-winning software design & development firm located in Eugene, Oregon. The company has successfully launched hundreds of products in its 15-year history for partners including The World Bank, The United Nations, The MacArthur Foundation, Intel, National Geographic, and Encyclopedia Britannica. Badgr, Badgr Pathways, and BadgeRank are registered trademarks of Concentric Sky.

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