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Kirk Knestis | Research Manager, Credential As You Go

Current Position and Past Experience
Kirk Knestis is Principal of Washington, DC-area research and evaluation firm Evaluand LLC, contracted as Research Manager for Credential As You Go (CAYG) as currently funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

The CAYG initiative is rethinking the credentialing model in the United States by examining how learners could gain quality credentials as they move through higher education, rather than the current four-tiered degree system.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Knestis earned his Ph. D. from the University of Virginia in Education Policy and Evaluation in 2003. He earned a Master’s in Teaching from Seattle University, and a Bachelor’s in Industrial Design from the University of Washington as well.

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