UPCEA Members

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Connect with over 15,000 of your peers - in real time!

CORe is Your Community Platform

A place for knowledge exchange, idea incubation, professional networking, and more!

Collaborative Online Relationships (CORe) is a unique community platform where over 15,000 UPCEA members connect with each other for advice and discussions. CORe provides a wealth of networking opportunities and resources to help you grow your professional networks, strengthen your knowledge base, and get real-time answers to the questions that keep you up at night!


Real-time access to over 15,000 UPCEA members


More than 5,000 searchable discussions


Research, conference presentations, videos, webinars 500+ documents

Colleague Connections


Reach out to your colleagues anytime you need advice, sharing of ideas, or just want to expand your network.

UPCEA members are saying:

"This resource is an excellent way to get help, offer help and network on a regular basis."

"CORe is a lifeline for me."

"The platform is quite active, which makes it worth following through daily email updates."


Online Discussions

Search thousands of discussions and participate in the topics most interesting to you.

Some popular discussion topics include:

  • Centralized vs Decentralized internal online services
  • Non-Credit vs. Credit Certificate Programs (alternative credentials)
  • Developing partnership with local businesses (B2B)
  • VA Funding
  • Market research/program planning
  • Digital Badging

Resource Library


With over 1,000 documents, this treasure-trove of resources and information is at your fingertips whenever you need it. 

  • Benchmarking & Research
  • Webinar Recordings & Materials
  • Past Conference Presentations & Recordings
  • UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence in Credential Innovation  
  • UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence in Online Leadership  
  • UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence in Professional & Continuing Education

How to Use CORe


This short, step-by-step video will get you on your way to enjoying real-time discussions with your colleagues and enjoying access to over 1,000 resources in the member library.

You may also download the printed version of the guide.

Members love their discussion platform, CORe!