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April Huddle 2023

April 25, 2023

This webinar will bring together experts to provide a brief background on federal financial aid and CBE as well as an overview of commonly used financial aid models and technology solutions.

Sponsored by Regent Education.

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CBExchange 2022

October 18-21, 2022

CBExchange, an annual conference hosted by C-BEN, is the foremost conference on competency-based education, where leaders from hundreds of institutions gather to learn how to build and bring to scale high-quality programs. This year, we will gather at the Omni Amelia Island Resort, Florida.


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September CBE Huddle

September 27, 2022

 Let’s Talk Tech…Stack That Is…

We are excited to have a conversation with our colleagues from Unicon on a new framework that outlines components of campus CBE technology stacks. We will have lots of question and answer time, so bring your questions with you.

August CBE Huddle

August 30, 2022

Improving Credential Quality with Competency-Based Education

Leveraging competencies to clearly communicate with employers and community partners about the quality of credentials is a leading practice in CBE. Members will share how they have used CBE to increase employability and life success of their learners and how C-BEN’s Quality Framework helped to guide implementation.

July CBE Huddle

July 16, 2022

Connecting Competencies for Mobility through Learning and Employment Records and Digital Wallets

A competency-based education offers a foundation to leverage new technologies and standards for digital credentials and competencies. This session will provide insight into how Competency-Based Education Network members can lead the way with digital verification tools to connect competencies for mobility. Furthermore, insights will be provided about how these efforts can scale through the adoption of common principles of interoperability by the education, technology, and education sectors.

June CBE Huddle

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The Power of the “Human Touch”: How Pairing CBE with Local Coaching & Support Can Help Close Equity Gaps in Higher Ed

CBE programs can create more flexible, affordable, and work-relevant paths to a college degree. By combining these programs with high-touch local coaching and support, we can help improve graduation rates and mitigate barriers to completion for working adults. Join this webinar to hear from organizations working together to build new community-partnered CBE programs aimed at expanding college access and success for post-traditional students. 

May CBE Huddle

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Exploring Hallmark Practices in Competency-Based Assessment

In late 2021, C-BEN released the Hallmark Practices in Competency-Based Assessment guide. This key resource will serve as the basis for our huddle this month to share best practices and insights about performance-based assessment.


November 9, 2021

This year’s CBExchange will be held at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Book your accommodations today at a reduced rate.

Assessments CBE Huddle: Developments from the U.S. Department of Education – Final Distance Ed Rule and Proposed CBE Definition

September 22, 2021

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its final distance education regulatory language and a proposed definition for competency-based education.

CBE Huddle: Expand Your CBE Program’s Reach with NC-SARA

September 16, 2021

In this C-BEN Huddle with NC-SARA, C-BEN members will have the opportunity to discuss the data and resources NC-SARA has that can benefit SARA…

CBE Huddle: Built for Stickiness — How to Increase Student Engagement & Retention

April 17, 2021

Have you ever wondered about what other institutions do to address specific challenges? Would you like the opportunity to peek at the playbook of an institution where CBE has been successfully implemented? If so, join us for our monthly virtual CBE Huddles.

CBE Huddle: CBE Faculty Load Models

April 17, 2021

How do you compensate your CBE faculty? If they are full-time faculty, how does it count towards their faculty load? These are among the frequently asked questions, and our seasoned C-BEN members have possibile solutions based on their own experiences.

CBE Huddle: Distance Education Proposed Regulations

April 10, 2021

Join us in a conversation with Amy Laitinen, Director of Higher Education at New America, Julie Peller, Executive Director at Higher Learning Advocates, Jillian Klein, Vice President….

The Role of Leadership in Driving the Institutional Capacity for Competency-Based Education Innovation in Community College

Leading the charge in bringing CBE innovation to your community college campus can seem nearly impossible. But it’s been done and done successfully by CBEN members!

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