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For workforce development & certification consultation information, contact Dr. Judith Hale at judy@tifpi.org.
For school improvement consultation information, contact Deb Page at deb@tifpi.org.
NEW School Improvement Program In Human Capital Management, contact Deb Page at deb@tifpi.org

New Website Resource 

The Institute Education Division specializes in training and certifying school improvement facilitators. Get ready to demonstrate your ability to implement evidence-based solutions with integrity so your school, district or state is qualified for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) funding. Check us out at www.TIFPIedu.org.

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New! Whitepaper Available

A Perspective on Competencies
Dr. Judith Hale, 2016

This informative whitepaper provides the basics of performance-based competency development and assessment.  Download your free whitepaper today.  Share it with your team and leadership... and with anyone who needs a brief, easy-to-understand introduction to performance-based competencies.

Badging & Microcredentials 

Practice Leader, Sharon Gander has contributed two chapters to Foundations of Digital Badges and Microcredentials: Demonstrating and Recognizing Knowledge and Competencies, Springer. The book is now available.  The editors and chapter writers have come together from around the world to write this authoritative text.  Check it out.



We are pleased to inform you that the article "Development of a contextually appropriate, reliable and valid basic Wheelchair Service Provision Test" has been published on Taylor & Francis Online. This article was co-authored by Dr. Judith (Judy) Hale and  is available here..  This article discussion the project that received a 2016 ISPI Award of Excellence for an Oustanding Human Performance Intervention at THE Performance Improvement Conference in Philadelphia April 10-12.  TIfPI team members on this project included: 
Judy Hale
Sharon Gander
Andrea Moore
Donna Crisp
Dawn Snyder
Annette Wisniewski
Edith Bell

Congratulations to all involved. 

Read her story of here...

Donna Crisp, RAdm(ret) reports

June 14, 2016 was Flag Day.  Rear Admiral USN (Retired) and Great Bridge Chapter NSDAR hosted the annual Flag Day Ceremony at the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk on 14 June 2016. Presentation of Colors by Maury High School NJROTC. A perfect day to honor “Old Glory”. Donna Crisp shares her insights here

Details and more photos on Donna Crisp's work with Veterans, see the TIfPI News tab.

Certifications for Veterans

The American Legion hosted a day long proactive discussion on the state of credentialing for Service members and Veterans: Challenges and Opportunities on Monday, 11 April 2016.  The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), Mr. Frank DiGiovanni and Mr. Michael Michaud, Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training, noted that licensing and credentialing were a top priority of the President.  Government, Industry, labor, and credentialing professionals all are working as one team to remove the impediments to employment of veterans while keeping the standards for quality control of credentials high.  Read more here.


Masters Series Webinar (free)

Join TIfPI (Hale and Gander) for a discussion on Evidence-based Credentials with Hale hosted by TrainingMagNetwork.  Search for webinars the Recorded Webinar Archives for webinars by Hale including the recent Gander-Hale webinar:

Delivering As Promised? 

Have you ever wondered whether a certification was living up to its implied promises?  So did we.  With the instructional design certifications newly released, we decided to find out how our market thought about the work of instructional designers and the difference that competent instructional designers make. Check out the results.

ID Certifications’ Public Promises: A structured interview analysis report

This report summarizes the interview process, data, and projected next steps based on interview results.

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07 Dec 2016 11:00 AM (EST) • Webinar (by registration only) Noon-4 pm Eastern
08 Dec 2016 9:00 AM (CST) • Two days, 9 am to 4 pm , simultaneously live & online,
15 Dec 2016 12:00 AM (CST) • Virtual

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