Parchment and Connecting Credentials National Dialogue

Parchment and Connecting Credentials National Dialogue – an initiative supported by the Lumina Foundation and involving over 80 partners – will convene the first annual Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials.

Through keynote addresses, panel discussions and workshops, leaders from higher education, business, philanthropy, and technology will explore the transformative potential of technology in extending the reach and meaning of academic credentials.  Visionaries Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce and Arthur Levine of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation will both give keynotes addresses.

The day will include discussion with innovators from Princeton University, General Assembly, University of Maryland University College, IMS Global, and Burning Glass.

The Summit will be held Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Dupont Circle Hotel. To learn more or attend, visit


#Relate2016 – Learning & Development Series

If you’ve started to think about your New Year’s Resolution, you might want to add one more to your list.

Do not miss out on Relate 2016, a progressive new Learning & Development Series that showcases expert guest speakers giving insights into the hottest topics in education. There’s a world of expertise out there and we plan on giving you the best of it.

Join us January 6 from 12-1PST as we speak with Craig Forman. With over 10 years of coaching and advising experience, he’ll give us insight into a topic that even the most progressive organizations are still trying to figure out…Coaching. It will be our first in the series titled “Coaching 101: Back to Basics”.

When: January 6, 2016, 12-1PM PST

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Craig Forman’s career has been focused on human potential and more specifically, on how to support others in unlocking theirs. Currently, Craig works for Achievers, a company who’s mission is to change the way the world works, where he consults with HR professionals to increase employee engagement through peer-to-peer recognition and rewards programs. Prior to this, he spent over 10 years in Higher Education, 5 of these years exclusively on the development and delivery of coaching programs focused on student success; other roles included leadership in both Student Services and Admissions departments. Additionally he earned a Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he spend four years working in the Intelligence field as a Linguist. Craig lives just north of San Francisco in Corte Madera with his wife and 2 daughters (4 and 7); when not working or parenting he can found enjoying nature or catching live music.