Micro-Credentials for Impact: Holding Professional Learning to High Standards

Co-published by Learning Forward and Digital Promise, this paper seeks to chart a course for leveraging a micro-credentialing system to enable more educators to achieve the potential of professional learning. The paper uses Learning Forward's Standards for Professional Learning as a frame to provide guidance to everyone involved in micro-credentials to ensure that learners experience the research-based elements of professional learning essential to achieving ambitious outcomes for students.