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    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Association Forum 10 S Riverside Plaza #800 Chicago, IL 60606

    Micro Credentialing:

    The whats, the hows and the future

    Certification Network Group (CNG)
    Chicago Quarterly Meeting

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019

    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)

    Association Forum

    10 S Riverside Plaza #800

    Chicago, IL 60606

    Our members have less time on their hands and their ongoing education must be short, concise, and available at any time on any preferred device or platform. These needs have forced associations and organizations to position professional development in a different light and have given rise to micro-credentials.

    Micro-credentials are competency-based digital forms of certification that can be used for formal and informal professional learning experiences and to support learners developing skills and acquiring knowledge to improve professional practices in their industries. 

    On August 7, 2019, join CNG at the Association Forum as we explore the whats, hows, and future of micro-credentialing. For any organization considering micro-credentialing, this is a must attend event. 


    Judith Hale, PhD, CPT, CACP, CIDD

    Principal, Hale Associates

    Christine D. Niero, PhD 

    Vice President Professional Certification and Client Development, Professional Testing, Inc.


    CNG has received a lot of positive feedback that participants really enjoy the networking opportunities at our meetings.  As such, we are planning a guided networking activity from 9:15-10am before our session on Micro-credentialing.

    We plan to provide a space to discuss our organizational challenges and triumphs, share creative ways we have solved problems, and explore ideas that may help improve our work. We are looking forward to getting to know all of you better and exchanging ideas at our next meeting! 

    Networking Questions: 

    1) What are three challenges that you have faced at your organization? What have you tried that has worked to overcome them? What has not worked? 

    2) What is one new initiative that you have taken on over the past year? Why did you decide to pursue this initiative? What hurdles did you face? How did you overcome them?

    3) What is an organizational accomplishment that you are particularly proud of? 

    4) Do you have any areas of concern that your colleagues can help provide advice on? 

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Past events

12 Jun 2019 CNG June Washington, D.C. Event
15 May 2019 Luncheon Announcement: Special Invitation for the CNG Member
15 May 2019 The Life-Cycle of Exam Items from Conception to Retirement
27 Mar 2019 CNG March D.C. Event
27 Feb 2019 Certification Network Group (CNG) Chicago Quarterly Meeting
05 Dec 2018 CNG Roundtable Event
14 Nov 2018 CNG Open Space
12 Sep 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
08 Aug 2018 Mini-Learning Sessions on Credentialing Program Security
20 Jun 2018 CNG D.C. Event: A Robust Update on Legal Topics Concerning Certification Programs
16 May 2018 Opportunity in Adversity: How Challenges in Healthcare Certification Fuel Innovation
21 Mar 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
28 Feb 2018 Contextual Assessment: Games as evidence of competency
06 Dec 2017 Psychometrics: Use it or lose it!
08 Nov 2017 CNG Open Space (CHI)
20 Sep 2017 Round Table Discussions
09 Aug 2017 Shared Practices for Performance-based Testing and Evaluation
14 Jun 2017 Hiring and Retaining Credentialing Talent
10 May 2017 CNG Roundtables: Speed Mentoring
15 Mar 2017 Credentialing the Military
15 Feb 2017 Shared Practices for Marketing Your Certification
01 Dec 2016 Round Table Event
16 Nov 2016 New Models in Assessment: How Technology Enables Higher Fidelity Assessments
21 Sep 2016 Going Global Part 2: Marketing Internationally
17 Aug 2016 New Models in Assessment: How Technology Enables Higher Fidelity Assessments
15 Jun 2016 Going Global part 1: Translating Your Exams
11 May 2016 CNG “Out of the Box Thinking” Series – Project Management
16 Mar 2016 Talking to HR: Making the Business Case for Hiring Certified Professionals

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