Mark Otter

Mark Otter

Mark Otter is the CEO of Participate. He is a former educator passionate about community-based learning and digital badging.

Posts by Mark Otter

Partners in Scaling Social Impact

As a full-service social impact agency, DoGoodery specializes in helping brands achieve their community and social impact goals. The small but mighty team that makes up the agency provides customized strategies and services to clients through a wide range of expertise in critical impa …

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Leveling the Playing Field and Powering Entrepreneurship

Black Girl Ventures Foundation is dedicated to creating access to social and financial capital for Black and Brown women-identifying founders and entrepreneurs.

Shelly Omilâdè “Omi” Bell found her calling in 2016: To level the playing field for women founders and entrepreneurs. To dismantle the barriers, Omi is leveraging the powerful principles of communities of practice (CoP). 

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Participate To Help Promote Upcoming “Jobs for the Future/W3C Verifiable Credentials Education Task Force Plugfest #2”

(Chapel Hill, N.C.) November 10, 2022 – Participate Inc., a social learning leader that designs and hosts communities of practice on its proprietary platform to impact workforce learning and development, today announced their participation in the Jobs for the Future/W3C Verifiable Cre …

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How a museum is shaping the future of learning and educator upskilling

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), a nationally recognized leader in creative approaches to STEM learning, partnered with Participate to build an online learning community for educators around The Pack--an open world video game that builds computational thinking (CT) competencies. …

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Participate’s newest update: Groups!

At Participate, we believe learning is a social activity, and we’re constantly looking for ways to improve the social learning opportunities within our Communities of Practice (CoP) platform. We’re thrilled to share the newest update: Groups!

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Need an LMS? Sadlier scaled its impact with Participate instead

When you first join the Sadlier Community of Practice or sign up for its online curriculum, you’re immediately greeted with a friendly message from Steve, the community facilitator and Senior Director of Digital Catechesis for Sadlier Publishing.

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