Press Release: Guides Launched for Financial Aid and Registrar Leaders to Grow Competency-Based Education

The Competency-Based Education Network, with support from AACRAO and Regent Education, to help registrars and financial aid leaders support competency-based learning programs NASHVILLE, TN (June 28, 2023) — The Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN), the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), and Regent Education announced today the release of Enrollment Management & Competency-Based […]

CBE Gaining Momentum and Attention

Our movement is committed to making competencies the future of learning: making education and training more flexible, responsive, and valuable for all learners. April saw a number of announcements and achievements from supporting Native American economic advancement to driving skill-based hiring in Alabama that showcase the opportunity and power of CBE to enhance access, equity […]

Competency-Based Education Network Appoints Dr. Laurie Dodge as First Leader of Quality Assurance and Accreditation

C-BEN expands staff, membership, and offerings to meet the growing needs of higher education leaders and employers NASHVILLE, TN (April 4, 2023) — The Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) announced today the hiring of Dr. Laurie Dodge as the organization’s first Vice President of Quality Assurance and Accreditation. Dodge’s appointment is part of a significant expansion […]

Types of CBE Models in the US: 31 Flavors & Counting — a Collective Call to Action

It’s an exciting time to be in the competency-based education (CBE) community! Many dedicated administrators, faculty, and staff are exploring unique approaches to program design, instruction, student support, and all the other aspects that shape learners’ experiences, all aimed at serving learners better. Although some CBE components are common — for instance, organizing curricula around […]

C-BEN and Singapore Institute of Technology Partnership Takes CBE Global

C-BEN President Charla Long traveled to Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) in July 2022 to support their CBE efforts. Joining Long was Dr. Laurie Dodge, provost at University of Massachusetts Global. The goals for the visit included exploring competency-based learning and integrating it into international institutions. Long facilitated sessions on topics that are integral to […]

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.

Alabama Talent Triad Supported by Walmart

Verified credential wallet, built by the State of Alabama, will connect the nexus between employers, jobseekers, and learning providers. Alabama’s work to build interoperable digital credential wallets will support the nexus between employers, jobseekers, and learning providers, making it easier for the Alabamian workforce to connect to careers. The Talent Triad building the digital wallets […]