Credentials Solutions Helps California Community Colleges Get Qualified for Mini Grant Program

Credentials Solutions demonstrated its strong commitment to the California Community Colleges by assisting client institutions in getting qualified for the Mini Grant Program.

Schools were awarded grant money for fulfilling any of three electronic transcript requirements

The June 30th mini grant deadline was a great opportunity for Credentials to demonstrate our commitment to the California Community Colleges.
— Credentials Solutions CEO Thomas McKechney
NORTHFIELD, IL, July 17, 2013 / -- Credentials Solutions helped 18 California Community Colleges qualify for one or more CCC Electronic Transcript Mini Grants. Under Assembly Bill 1056, California Community Colleges were required to convert from a paper-based transcript process to an electronic system. The state assembly approved a $5,000 mini grant for each of the following options implemented and functional by June 30, 2013:

1. Implement the Ability to Send and Receive transcripts electronically
2. Integrate with Campus Systems
3. Respond to Electronic Requests

“The June 30th mini grant deadline was a great opportunity for Credentials to demonstrate our commitment to the California Community Colleges,” said Credentials Solutions CEO Thomas McKechney. “We set up teams to focus on getting nearly 20 colleges implemented with electronic transcripts and thus qualify for close to $185,000 in mini grants.”

The following schools qualified for at least one Mini Grant: Allan Hancock College, Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, College of the Redwoods, College of the Sequoias, De Anza College, Foothill College, Gavilan College, Laney College, Merritt College, Mission College, Napa Valley College, Palo Verde College, Pasadena City College, Santa Barbara City College, Solano Community College, Taft College and West Valley College.

Credentials Solutions is committed to bringing Higher Ed into the digital age by being a resource for its client institutions and serving as the catalyst to make the sending of EDI, XML and PDF transcripts seamless and easy to implement.

About Credentials Solutions
With flagship product TranscriptsPlus® and integrated automation software RoboRegistrar®, Credentials Solutions supports all major SIS platforms while providing online ordering, automated hold checking and integrated student communications supported by 12 hour per day toll-free customer service. RoboRegistrar also automates the electronic extraction and delivery of all formats of electronic transcripts, as well as the printing and mailing of paper transcripts with eRoboMail™. The turnkey system sends the transcript in the preferred format of the receiving institution. In addition, Credentials also offers ParkingPlus®, which automates parking permit ordering, payment, and fulfillment.

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Dan Gajos
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