What is a Badge?


A Badge is a new type of education credential. They provide an avenues for anyone to complete pathways of education through  non traditional routes. Badges show tangible skills and results and are ideal for those looking to strengthen their resume. Maine’s labor force needs to be upskilled over the next decade and this new model seeks to do so in a unique way.  EMCC partners with the Maine Community College System, the University of Maine System and other institutions and community partners in developing this new model. To read more about how MCCS and the communities are facing the workforce shortage head on, read this Maine Biz article.





EMCC’s Information Literacy Badge

Earners of this badge will be able to
demonstrate an understanding of the
EMCC Library Environment.

For more information contact Cynthia Young,