CBExchange 2022 — “Pride Pathway has been a Game Changer”: Teacher Education Pathways at Texas A&M University Commerce

As sessions continue during the last day of CBExchange 2022, speakers April Sanders, Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, and Nicole Pearce from Texas A&M University Commerce joined attendees in the main ballroom to discuss designing CBE pathways that move students through the teacher certification process. Facing a teacher shortage, Texas seeks to help aspiring teachers navigate through the […]

Let the Games Begin: CBExchange 2022 Has Begun

Let the games begin! Festivities have kicked off here in Amelia Island, Florida at CBExchange 2022. Competency-Based Education Network President Charla Long and Executive Vice President Amber Garrison Duncan took the stage at 9am this morning to lead us through this year’s CBExchange kick-off.

CBExchange 2022: An Update on KCTCS’s Statewide Approach to CBE

As the afternoon sessions continue at CBExchange 2022, participants had an opportunity to learn from presenter Harmony Little, Executive Director of Credentialing Strategies at Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Little shared an update on KCTCS’s statewide approach to CBE, which Little, Dr. Barbara Endel, and Maggie Snyder presented during last year’s C-BEN conference. […]

CBExchange 2022: Capella University’s DEI Tracker

Afternoon sessions have begun at CBExchange 2022. Featured in the Amelia Ballroom is Capella University Assistant Dean for the School of Nursing Dr. Constance Hall and Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program Director Dr. Kristie Lowry. Drs. Hall and Lowry presented their session titled “DEI and Competency-Based Education Academic Curriculum Model,” sharing Capella University’s DEI (Diversity, […]

C-BEN Announces Gateway to Opportunity Infant Toddler Credential Competency Project Report

Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) is proud to announce the release of the Gateway to Opportunity Infant-Toddler Credential Competency Project report. This report from Illinois shares the process, learning, and outcomes from a multi-year, state-wide effort to develop a competency-based curriculum for early childhood (EC) educators. The curriculum, titled the Infant-Toddler Credential, is a modular approach […]

The Best of Both Worlds: Supporting Adult Learners through CBE and CPL

A casual observer would be forgiven for thinking that people can get the jobs they want in a time of “the great resignation” and historically low unemployment rates. Yet for many people their career of choice is out of reach because they lack the skills and supporting credentials sought by employers. This situation is especially […]

Using CBE to Power Equitable Economic Recovery

The economic impacts of COVID-19 are evident every day, from the ability of employers to keep businesses open with a healthy workforce to fill vacancies, to sudden job loss and displacement at a time when housing prices seem out of reach. The evidence is clear that these dynamics have disproportionately impacted Black and Latino workers, […]

Guild and C-BEN release resource on agile work-learn model

The future we’ve all been talking about — waves of automation, massive employment churn, dire need for upskilling and reskilling — is here. But we’ve yet to build a next generation education model that’s up to the challenge of serving today’s working learners and closing the gap between education and career. To gear up, we […]