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Micro-credentials: Access Digital Badge


After successfully completing a micro-credential learning experience on the Michigan Virtual Professional Learning Portal, a digital badge will be awarded to you automatically via Badgr. Please see the instructions below to learn how to access and share your badge.


Upon successful completion of a micro-credential learning experience you’ll receive an email from [email protected] congratulating you for earning a badge.

  1. This email indicates whether Badgr has connected your badge with your account.
    • If the colored button reads Go to Account, select this button and use your account information to sign in.
      Email content when earning a badge with a connected Badgr account.
    • If the colored button reads “Create Account” Badgr has not connected your badge with a Badgr account. If you already have a Badgr.io account, please refer to Check Verified Email Addresses to ensure that the email address you are using for Michigan Virtual’s Professional Learning Portal is one of the verified email addresses on your Badgr account.
    • If you do not have a Badgr account, please refer to Create Badgr Account before moving to the next step.Email content when earning a badge with no Badgr account connected.
  2. Finally, you are now in your digital Backpack and will see all the badges you have earned. As soon as you see a badge in your Backpack, you can tap “Share” to obtain a link, post to social media or embed the badge.
    Badge is shown with an arrow pointing to the Share option. Below the badge shows two screens, one screen is the link options and the other is to the social options.

Last updated on February 25, 2020

Limited Course Capacity

We’re sorry to inform you that we have reached capacity for several of our Semester 1 and Trimester 1 courses. You’ll notice when attempting to enroll students in our Student Learning Portal that some courses are unavailable. While we are no longer accepting new enrollments for these courses at this time, many courses continue to remain open for enrollment.

With many students across the state 100% remote, demand for our online courses is greater than ever before. Because every course we offer is taught by a Michigan-certified teacher, this high volume of enrollments has created capacity issues for our teachers who provide each and every student with individual feedback.

While the Michigan Virtual team anticipated and planned for significant increases in student enrollments this Fall, the increased demand we’ve experienced has been unprecedented. As a result, we are taking steps to hire even more part-and full-time teachers to support larger numbers of student enrollments for Semester 2 as well as for Trimester 2 and 3. 

For schools that still need online learning options this year, please fill out the form at the bottom of our virtual pathways page to meet with someone to discuss other solutions. While some of our teacher-led courses are full, we may still have the capacity to help you in upcoming terms or can discuss timing to implement a whole-school or collaborative program in which local teachers from your school/district use our online course content to teach students. We also have free course content and resources available for you to use.

We know this is an incredibly stressful time for all, and we’re sorry if the courses you’re looking for are unavailable. We never want to turn away a student who wants to learn from us. Our top concern, however, is student success, and we have a policy to not take on additional enrollments if we cannot guarantee that all students will have a quality online learning experience. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate the unusually high volume of enrollments we are receiving.