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3 Things to Look for in an eTranscript Platform: Start With Convenience

When you’re evaluating how to offer your student transcripts electronically, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the features and functions that should be included in a college transcript software solution. The truth is, of the major eTranscript solution providers, everyone is offering pretty similar solutions. As with any competitive situation, one vendor’s new … Keep Reading

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The Power of Digital Credentials: Badges, Diplomas, Certificates and more

Digital Badges are capturing the imagination of credential issuers such as employers, college registrars, licensing boards, and non-profits. The ability to digitally represent skills or achievements that can be shared and stacked makes eyes light up with the possibilities. Traditional credentials are making the move to being issued digitally, and the same excitement that the … Keep Reading

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Let’s Go Digital: Scan & Index Your Legacy Records

Do you have a storeroom that makes you cringe? You have nothing to be ashamed of! More than half the schools in the nation have rooms on their campus bursting at the seams with stored documents. However, being part of a very large group doesn’t make it any easier when a former student wants one … Keep Reading

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The Comprehensive Student Record: What to Include, and Why

A new generation of digital credentials has made it possible to not only track grades and GPA but also show the work behind the scores and highlight extracurricular activities that reveal skills never before tracked on a transcript. Educators from around the country are in discussions regarding how to make the best use of 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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Offering Degree or Enrollment Verifications For Your Students and Third Parties

For a long time, Parchment has been focused on helping high schools and colleges send their transcripts electronically. You can’t believe how much time we spend thinking about and perfecting the art of simple and secure electronic transcripts! But, transcripts aren’t the only official academic record that our institutions work with. To truly manage all … 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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3 Trends Driving Credential Innovation: What We Learned at the 2nd Annual Parchment Summit

Each year at Parchment we bring together educators and employers to discuss the future of academic credentials, hiring, lifelong learning and the careers of tomorrow. The second annual Parchment Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials was held in Washington D.C. March 1. “Instead of the look of a traditional academic conference in which registrars are with … Keep Reading

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The First Digital Diplomas Issued and the Registrars ( and Learners) Who Love Them

The First Digital Diplomas Issued and the Registrars ( and Learners) Who Love Them In February, we announced Parchment Award, part of our expanded credential management platform. With Parchment Award, you can securely issue digital credentials to your recipients, who then claim and share them with verified links to employers and on social media. Read … Keep Reading

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