EDUCAUSE microcredentials recognize an individual’s achievements, expertise and skill acquisition, engagement, and volunteer service with EDUCAUSE and the professional community.
EDUCAUSE offers over 100 distinct microcredentials within four categories:
Volunteer Service microcredentials recognize those who serve our professional community and engage in our professional learning programs. Examples of volunteer service opportunities and professional learning programs that carry these microcredentials include:
- Advisory Boards and Committees (i.e., EDUCAUSE Board of Directors, Recognition Committee)
- Program Committees (i.e., Annual Conference Program Committee)
- Working Groups and Community Groups (i.e., HEISC Working Group, Community Groups).
Expertise Development microcredentials recognize learning and development along specific and relevant content areas through verified engagement and participation in EDUCAUSE professional learning programs. Examples of programs that carry these microcredentials include:
- Instructional Designer to Instructional Designer (ID2ID) Peer Mentoring Program
- EDUCAUSE online courses
Leadership microcredentials recognize initiative and commitment through immersive, participatory learning experiences focused on professional and personal growth as a leader in higher education. Examples of learning experiences that carry these microcredentials include the EDUCAUSE Institute programs offered.
Awards microcredentials honor and recognize individuals who have positively influenced the higher education profession and show promise for future contributions to their field. These credentials are given for the following three awards: