Where in the world is Matt?

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Today Matt popped up in Miami at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) annual conference “Own the Moment.”  Leaders from across the country gathered to share best practices and ideas about serving adult students with quality continuing education and online programs.  UPCEA educators oversee a wide range of programs, mostly online, that include [...]

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Matt is on the shortlist of notable EdTech leaders

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Finalists for the fourth annual EdTech Digest Awards have been announced, and we are excited that Matt Pittinsky is a finalist for “Edupreneurs and Ed Tech Startups Leadership Award” for 2014.  The program honors tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sectors.  Matt is recognized as a forward-thinking contributor to technology that creates [...]

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Where in the world is Matt?

Matt barely had time to unpack his cowboy boots from two panel sessions at SXSWedu, before he hit the road again. Today Matt is in San Diego, CA where he spoke at the ACE Annual meeting.  The American Council on Education (ACE) convenes 2000 university presidents and senior leaders in higher education to highlight work going [...]

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#credFuture @SXSWedu

Three days and three late party nights into SXSWedu, attendees packed into the room at 9am to learn more about the emergence and acceptance of alternative credentials.  Matt Pittinsky and his co-panelists, An-Me Chung from Mozilla, Darin Hobbs from Western Governors University and moderator Cathy Sandeen from ACE, discussed how innovations in credentialing can complement [...]

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AMCAS Integration

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  Part of having a complete ecosystem for eTranscripts is being able to communicate effectively with the other systems and organizations you commonly use.  Helping institutions and students submit their medical school applications in the preferred method for the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) is just one more way we’re helping to ease the [...]

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Where in the world is Matt?

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Don’t blink, because Matt is on the move.  Following a great panel on Tuesday with Mozilla and ProExam at the 2014 Innovations in Testing conference in Scottsdale, AZ, Matt hopped a plane and headed for “weirder” pastures. Wednesday morning found him in front of a packed room in Austin, TX on a SXSWedu panel, “Show [...]

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#credFuture is around the corner

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Education stakeholders, advocates, optimists and innovators are convening in Austin, TX next week for SXSWedu.  Over 2000 people will gather for conversations around promising practices that improve teaching and learning, and make the world a smarter and better place.  Parchment’s very own innovator-in-chief, Matthew Pittinsky, will be featured on two panels: Show Me What You [...]

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Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) chooses Parchment again

Following a thorough RFP process, MHEC again awarded Parchment the contract to provide eTranscript exchange services to MHEC’s 12 member states:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  Parchment has been serving high schools and colleges throughout MHEC states since 2006, and earning praise for helping save [...]

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They’re h-e-e-e-e-re

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Nope.  Not the “TV people” (extra points for getting the movie trivia reference).  It’s the Ellucian API’s for native integration!  For eight years Parchment has been automating eTranscripts for members that use Ellucian SIS, like Georgia Tech and Furman University.  Now, as a Community Partner of Ellucian, Parchment will also be offering native integration to automate eTranscripts processing.  For more [...]

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