With a mission to unleash education credentials by unlocking the critical data they embody, Parchment is committed to open data standards and proud to work with a number of organizations and associations that are helping to shape the future of electronic transcripts and education credentials.

AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers)

AACRAO is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association with a mission to serve and advance higher education by providing leadership in academic and enrollment services.

PESC (PK20 Education Standards Council)

Through open and transparent community participation, PESC enables cost-effective connectivity between data systems to accelerate performance and service, to simplify data access and research, and to improve data quality along the education lifecycle.

SIF (Schools Interoperability Framework Association)

SIF is a unique, non-profit collaboration composed of over 3,200 schools, districts, local authorities, states, US and International Ministries of Education, software vendors and consultants who collectively work to define the rules and regulations for educational software data interoperability.

NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling)

A member-directed organization, NACAC is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process.

InCommon Federation

The mission of InCommon is to create and support a common trust framework for U.S. education and research. This includes trustworthy shared management of access to on-line resources in support of education and research in the United States. Operational Agreement

APSCU (The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities)

APSCU is a voluntary membership organization of accredited, private postsecondary schools, institutes, colleges and universities that provide career-specific educational programs.

DQC (Data Quality Campaign)

A nonprofit, nonpartisan, national advocacy organization committed to realizing the vision of an education system in which all stakeholders are empowered with high-quality data to make decisions that ensure every student graduates high school prepared for success in college and the workplace.

SHEEO (State Higher Education Executive Officers)

SHEEO is the national association of state higher education leaders who serve statewide coordinating and governing boards and other state policy agencies for higher education, serving its members as an advocate for state policy leadership, as a liaison between states and the federal government, as a vehicle for learning from and collaborating with peers, and as a source of information and analysis on educational and public policy issues.

ACE (The American Council on Education)

ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association, with representatives from all sectors to collectively tackle the toughest higher education challenges, with a focus on improving access and preparing every student to succeed.

Mozilla OpenBadges

Providing recognition for learning that happens anywhere which can be shared it in the places that matter.


EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.

Office of Education Technology (MyData Button)

The MyData Initiative seeks for every student to have access to his or her own academic data in a machine-readable format.


OpenSPEEDE ensures the operation and availability of a vendor-independent SPEEDE server.

CETPA (California Educational Technology Professionals Association)

CETPA is directed towards improving Administrative Information Processing in public education within the State of California and to prepare its membership to better meet and support the technological needs of the Instructional Program.

CCSSO (The Council of Chief State School Officers)

The Council of Chief State School Officers is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education, providing leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.

(NCES) National Center for Education Statistics

NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.

CEDS (Common Education Data Standards)

CEDS is a national collaborative effort to develop voluntary, common data standards for a key set of education data elements to streamline the exchange, comparison, and understanding of data within and across P-20W institutions and sectors.