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2024 Equity Leaders Institute: Micro-Credential Badge

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We are excited to offer the MAP Center Equity Leaders Micro-credential & Digital Badge!

What is a MAP Center Equity Leaders Micro-credential & Digital Badge?

A MAP Center Equity Leaders micro-credential is a recognition that you demonstrate mastery in the goals, objectives, and outcomes of the Institute. As an indicator of the micro-credential, participants will receive a digital badge that can be displayed, accessed, and verified online.


How Do You Earn Your Equity Leaders Credential & Badge?

To earn the Equity Leaders badge the participant must:

  • Attend the 2-day institute for a total of 16 hours of intensive professional learning experiences.
  • Complete all planned institute activities.
  • Achieve at least 80% of the institute content assessment.
  • Submit and achieve at least 80% on the plan quality assessment on their personal professional leadership plan.

Earners of this badge can:

  • Demonstrate clarity of role for organizing and leading equity efforts.
  • Leverage strategies and assets (personal and organizational) to facilitate and sustain equity efforts.
  • Use language that fosters collaboration in educational improvement efforts.
  • Apply strategies to mobilize one’s own community.
  • Build and strengthen networks to lead for equity in challenging social and legislative contexts.


2024 Equity Leaders Institute: Accessibility

  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Audio Amplification
  • CART services will be available
  • Additional accommodations upon request

Accessibility questions for all events, please contact the center at (317) 278-3493 or email at