Recently, Ginger Malin, founder of BadgeCert, and Amanda Davis, Business Development Rep at Blue Sky eLearn, presented the webinar Are Your Credentials Future Ready? Making the Case for Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials. (if you missed that webinar, watch it on-demand here at any time!)
Now, they’re taking the stage again, but this time they’ll be hosting a virtual fireside chat – answering all of your questions about credentialing, micro-credentials, digital badging, and more! With many years of experience working with and at associations, with education technology, and learning in general, these two have lots of expertise to share with you!
Dr. Ginger Malin
Dr. Ginger Malin is the founder of BadgeCert, a digital badging and credentialing solution. Ginger is a recognized leader in employing cutting-edge virtual learning technologies to help organizations educate, inspire and recognize their stakeholders accomplishments. As an expert on digital badging and micro-credentialing, Ginger is frequently invited to speak at conferences and consult with organizations regarding new models for marketing credentials, mitigating risk in credentialing, and validating individualized learning pathways. As an award-winning Professor and technology entrepreneur, Ginger has published widely on the subjects of learner engagement and motivation, instructional design, and educational technology and has held faculty appointments at Lake Forest College and DePaul University. Ginger holds a B.A. in English Education from Indiana University, a M.S. in Education Leadership from DePaul University and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Amanda Davis, CMP
Amanda has nearly ten years of experience in the association world, strategically focused on learning products. With multiple association roles as Director of Learning & Development and Online Learning Manager, Amanda has a deep understanding of the adult learning landcape and what keeps association executives up at night. Amanda recognizes the importance of strong learning technologies for today’s nimble associations and hopes through her role with Blue Sky eLearn, she’ll be able to contribute to the success of our growing mix of association clients.
Amanda graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, with a degree in Communications Studies with a concentration in Interpersonal Communications. She and her husband are parents of a two-year old boy, Leo. Amanda enjoys playing competitive tennis, completing DIY projects for their very own “Fixer Upper”, and community outreach activities through their church. Seemingly she stays very busy but is always sure to make time for family fun.