CREDENTIAL REVIEW PROCESS

The Credential Review Process ensures that current certifications and new certifications are in alignment with industry practices and innovations. Special consideration of the relationship between certifications and curriculum is accounted for, and when new materials are required, a Course Review Process is at that time also initiated. The sequence of the process is noted below.

Cloud Education &
Credential Committee

 
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arrow Credential Feedback Request

A credential feedback request is initiated when the Cloud Education & Credential Committee sends a message to a Cloud School representative requesting feedback about current credentials and potential new credentials.

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arrow Receive Credential Feedback Reports

The Committee receives the credential feedback from a Cloud School representative, acknowledges receipt and a single report is prepared that incorporates the various feedback reports.

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arrow Assign Review

Reviewers will be assigned to conduct an assessment of the credential feedback report. The Committee Chair will ensure that all reviewers have previously executed NDAs on file before a reviewer is eligible to receive the report.

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Distribute Reports

The Committee Chair will distribute the report to the Committee Certification Services Unit.

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Review Report and Prepare Crednetial Assesments

The Committee Certification Services Unit will review the report, assess the feedback and provide insights on the current credentials and potential new credentials.

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arrow Record Notable Observations

Notable observations and change requests generated from the credential review process are entered into the change management system.

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arrow Finalize Review

The review will be finalized by the Committee Certification Services Unit and a summary of suggested changes and critical issues will be circulated to the Committee as a whole.

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arrow Initiate the Course Review Process

Changes to current credentials may require updates to the current course materials. New credentials will require various updates and, or, the preparation of new course materials and exams. At this time, the Course Review Process is initiated by the Committee to evaluate the curriculum in relation to credentials.

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arrow Finalize Credential Updates and Release Report

The credential review will be finalized by the Committee and a summary of upcoming changes will be supplied to a Cloud School representative.

Cloud School

Schedule Request

Upon notification of a credential feedback request from the Committee, a Cloud School representative will provide a date to the Committee, for the provision of feedback. The Committee will schedule the date for the receipt of feedback on the shared committee calendar.

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Provide Credential Feedback

A Cloud School representative will deliver credential feedback for review by the Committee.

Receive Notification

Receive Report About Upcoming Credentials and Materials

A Cloud School representative will acknowledge receipt of the report and may provide any comments about changes to current credentials, or comments about upcoming credentials and materials.

Change Management System

Create Change Requests and Review Notes

Any trend related data will be noted and specific suggested changes to credentials or suggested new credentials will be documented via change requests.

Create Change Requests and Review Notes

Any trend related data will be noted and specific suggested changes to credentials or suggested new credentials will be documented via change requests.

Update Change Requests

The Committee will update the change requests to communicate with a Cloud School representative regarding an upcoming notice about changes to credentials.