Policy on Denial or Revocation of NEA Micro-credentials
The National Education Association (NEA) reserves the right to deny the earning of a microcredential or to revoke a micro-credential for certain forms of misconduct. This policy sets forth the type of misconduct that can result in denial of earning a micro-credential or revocation of awarded micro-credential. The purpose of this policy is to maintain the integrity of NEA’s Micro-credential program. This policy applies to all users participating in the NEA micro-credentials program.
- Misconduct Warranting Denial or Revocation of Micro-credential
A NEA micro-credential may be denied or revoked for any user who, in the sole judgment of NEA:
- Has knowingly misrepresented or falsified materials in connection with a microcredential account, submission, artifact, or other information submitted to NEA’s Certification Bank micro-credential online portal; or
- Has knowingly engaged in inappropriate conduct in connection with the microcredential process, including, but not limited to:
- Submitting someone else’s original work, or Artificial Intelligence generated work, to earn a micro-credential; or
- Providing an earned micro-credential submission to another potential earner to submit as their own work; or
- Any other form of misconduct or dishonesty that might compromise the integrity of the micro-credential process.
Any denial or revocation of a micro-credential under this policy shall be subject to the following procedures.