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Parchment Connect National Pre-Conference FERPA Overview and Training Workshops

Parchment Connect National is the best way to meet with your peers from across the country to get inspired and up to speed on the latest trends in credential innovation. Before the new ideas get flowing, brush up on the basics during pre-conference sessions with a FERPA overview and an in-depth training workshop. First, join … Keep Reading

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Get Inspired at Parchment Connect National, Then Get to Work

With hundreds of Parchment members from across the country attending Parchment’s user conference, Parchment Connect National, there are many opportunities to get inspired and learn how to make your dreams a reality. This isn’t just something we say. It is actually happening! As in the case of Loma Linda University.  Their VP for Enrollment Management … Keep Reading

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Online Learning 20 Years Later: Five Observations

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Educom NLII Instructional Management Systems (IMS) retreat in March 1997 at Sonoma State University, and the founding of Blackboard LLC in June 1997, Blackboard co-founder and Parchment CEO Matthew Pittinsky shares five observations about the state of eLearning 20 years later.  In an earlier blog (Part 1), Matthew … Keep Reading

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Supporting Our Community In Times of Need

Today, more than ever, it’s important to come together as a community, especially during times of natural disaster. The hurricanes in Texas and Florida caused wide-spread devastation. Many individuals and organizations took action to help those affected. The Parchment community was no exception. Our Parchment Wellness Committee, Kind.Heart.Ed, led the charge, creating a GoFundMe page … Keep Reading

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What Impact Do 33 Million Electronic Documents Have On Our Environment? A Forest’s Worth

2016-2017 was a busy year for Parchment Members! Over the year they sent 33 million official records and documents electronically. These records helped students get into college. They landed the perfect job. And also saved a massive amount of our precious resources! Good job, team! We often talk about the man hours saved and the … Keep Reading

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Credentials Are Social … In More Ways Than You Think!

Posting a picture of a diploma or commencement ceremony on graduation day to social media is increasing in popularity. Graduates are excited to share their achievement with their friends and family. But those social posts are just the beginning of how social sharing of diplomas, certificates, transcripts and other credentials can make a big impact … Keep Reading

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Parchment Roadmap: A Digital Platform for Turning Credentials into Opportunities

To our members, employees and partners, At Parchment, our mission is to help turn credentials into opportunities. The Parchment platform transforms credentials from paper to digital, and in doing so enables credential issuers to innovate the form and function of their credentials at a time of great need in our knowledge-based economy and society. We … Keep Reading

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Parchment Connect National: Bringing the Community Together

Oops! We did it again! Our fifth annual user’s conference, Parchment Connect National, was an outstanding success. We’re so glad so many of you could join us! “I had an amazing experience. Everyone was so nice and helpful. I am so glad that I attended.” More than 150 postsecondary registrars, admissions officers, state officials and … Keep Reading

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Registration Now Open for Parchment Connect National 2017

Join your peers from across the nation for Parchment Connect National 2017, our fifth annual user conference, will be held March 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This is the premier event for Parchment Members, focused on fostering community across the Parchment network, knowledge-sharing and discussion around the latest advancements in the rapidly evolving world of credential … Keep Reading

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Turning Credentials Into Opportunities: A Vision for Parchment

To our school and university members, employees and partners, Parchment’s mission is to help turn credentials into opportunities, and we take this mission seriously. More than a slogan, it’s why most of us at Parchment joined the company and why so many schools, colleges and universities are members of the Parchment network.   We include … Keep Reading

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