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Credential (Credential)

An active certificate, license, permit, or other documentation held by an individual that authorizes the holder to perform certain functions or to make certain claims about his or her competencies in employment or assignment. Credentials are issued by a state agency (or in some cases by other organizations), post-secondary institution, or professional association based on education and training completed, experience, assessment, background verification, and/or other requirements. (Source: NCES Handbooks Online)


SubClasses (No SubClasses)

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