Concerning a public forum to discuss a model for micro-credentialing.
2016 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
The bill directs the executive officer of the state board for community colleges and occupational education, or his or her designee, to hold a public forum on or before September 1, 2016, to discuss a model for micro-credentialing. The bill specifies the minimum topics for discussion, including how micro-credentials would be used, the types of skills and knowledge the micro-credentials would document, the platform for hosting micro-credentials, and protocols for protecting the security of micro-credentials. The executive officer or designee must prepare a summary of the findings and recommendations that arise from the public forum, submit it to several entities, and post it on the community college system website. The executive officer or designee must also present the findings and recommendations to a joint meeting of the education committees of the general assembly held no later than February 1, 2017.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)