Blackbaud’s Education Management Portfolio For K–12 Core Certification 7118

Blackbaud’s Education Management Portfolio For K–12 Core Certification

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Blackbaud University offers certified learning opportunities that recognize student achievement and help validate product knowledge. We provide these development opportunities to reflect our students’ commitment to excellence. If you’re ready to prove what you know, get Blackbaud Certified®.

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Ready to prove your knowledge about Blackbaud’s education management portfolio? Start the process to become certified in Blackbaud’s education management portfolio for K–12 Core. The recommended steps to achieve product-specific certification is to complete the series of courses in the K–12 Core: Communications Learning Path, and then take the K12 Core Exam.

If you have previously taken the K–12 Core courses, or feel you have the necessary product skills and knowledge, you may proceed to the exam. Students who pass with an 80% score or better are K–12 Core certified. Blackbaud’s education management portfolio for K–12 Core certification is a great milestone for every K–12 user. To proceed to the exam, visit the Blackbaud's education management portfolio for K-12 Course Catalog page, and click GET CERTIFIED at the bottom of the page.

These K–12 Core Exam recommended courses are listed under the K–12 Core: Communications Learning Path on BlackbaudU Campus.
  • K–12 Core: User Management and Database Administration
  • K–12 Core: Content and Media Strategy
  • K–12 Core: Events and Calendars
  • K–12 Core: Resource Boards and News
  • K–12 Core: Notifications and Messages
  • K–12 Core: School Forms

Bonus: Blackbaud’s education management portfolio for K–12 Core certification exam is free to all users. All recommended courses are included in Blackbaud University’s Learn More and Learn Everything training subscriptions!

Credentials
When you achieve accreditation, you join a savvy community of professionals who are Blackbaud experts, and you attain credentials recognized as the industry standard. Blackbaud Certification validates your credentials, enhances your resume, and helps advance your career.

Bonus: When you pass your certification exam, you’ll receive a certificate and will be able to start promoting your Certified designation. You will also receive an email from Blackbaud with a link to download the certification seal to share on social media pages, and a small digital icon to use on your business cards, resume, and email signature. You can even promote your certification status on your LinkedIn and Blackbaud Community profiles!


No Expiration
Every certification identifies the year it was achieved. There is no expiration on a certification, but the year gives context to when the title was achieved. We encourage students to periodically renew certification in order to reflect updates in the product platforms.

No Course Requirement
We want you to pass your certification examination and become Blackbaud Certified®; we therefore recommend specific courses be taken before attempting certification. However, if you feel you possess skills and knowledge strong enough to pass an exam, we encourage you to take the exam without taking the recommended courses.

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