MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (Oct. 24, 2023) — Accredible, the world’s leading digital credential platform, announced today Junior Achievement USA (JA USA) has selected Accredible to issue credentials to all students who complete a variety of JA programs and experiences. With a focus on improving the student experience, JA USA is helping students stand out to hiring companies with easy-to-share digital credentials that verify their knowledge, skills, and abilities.
“Junior Achievement USA has been a leader in giving young people the knowledge and skills they need and evaluating the impact of our learning experiences,” said M.C. Desrosiers, Chief Education Solutions & Learning Technology Officer for Junior Achievement USA. “With the help of Accredible, JA USA will give students the ability to differentiate themselves using industry-leading digital credentials, and our corporate partners the ability to support credentialing.”
Issued through Accredible’s digital credential platform, JA USA’s digital badges provide students the competitive edge needed to stand apart in today’s workforce and create a pathway to earning the forthcoming JA Career-Ready Credential. Coupled with JA USA’s network of volunteer coaches helping students navigate obtaining career-advancing certifications, the new credentialing program will help young people secure job opportunities and build a talent pipeline for corporate partners over the next few years.
“Accredible takes immense pride in helping Junior Achievement USA create and scale their Career Readiness credentials,” said Danny King, Accredible CEO and co-founder. “We’re excited to partner with them as they equip their students with the tools they need to enter the workforce.”
To learn how Accredible can help you attract and reward learners, visualize learning journeys, and grow your program, visit www.accredible.com.
Accredible is the industry-leading digital credentialing platform that securely issues, manages, tracks, and verifies over 75 million career-advancing credentials globally. Accredible integrates with learning software, including Canvas, D2L Brightspace, Kajabi, Kryterion Webassessor, Moodle, Thinkific, and more. Over 2,000 leading universities, associations, and technology companies such as Google, Skillsoft, Slack, Chartered Banker Institute, University of Cambridge, AMPP, Hootsuite, IEEE, Cengage, MIT, Rutgers, UC Berkeley, AMBA, and The Digital Marketing Institute rely on Accredible to create, deliver, and manage digital certificates and open badges. To learn more, visit accredible.com.
About Junior Achievement USA
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA learning experiences are delivered by corporate and community volunteers and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. In 2022, Junior Achievement expanded reach to the workforce space to provide young adults (18+) with critical life skills. Today, JA reaches more than 4.4 million students per year in 102 markets across the United States as part of 12.5 million students served by operations in more than 100 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide. For more information, visit www.ja.org.