CBE Champion Organization

When your organization joins as a CBE Champion, you align with other advocates in the larger competency-based education community.

This membership is ideal for institutional, district, or non-profit leaders.

Your organization will receive meaningful benefits in addition to your own Executive Leader perks.

CBE Champion


CBE Champions will receive:

  • One complimentary C-BEN Quality Framework Guidance annually
  • 15% discount on any new C-BEN Consulting Services engagement
  • Unlimited number of discounted Individual Contributor memberships available to any of your faculty, staff, teachers, researchers, and colleagues to join for half the usual cost
  • Qualified to apply for C-BEN Collaboratory projects
  • C-BEN member badge for use in organization’s publications and communications
  • Access to apply for C-BEN amplifications through blogs, op-eds, case studies, and national conference sessions
  • Regional or local meeting agenda guidance and review using C-BEN Quality Framework resulting in a C-BEN co-branded event.
  • A C-BEN representative can be available, once annually, to give virtual remarks focusing on the state of the field for an audience of your choice (as scheduling allows).

Executive Leader named as primary contact will receive:

– Contributor (Individual) level membership benefits
– President, Provost, Superintendents, Principals, and Vice Presidents complimentary enrollment in CBE Leadership Group
– Invitation to an exclusive lounge at CBExchange
– Access to specialized programming and elevated thought leadership opportunities
– Invitation to serve on a CompetencyXChange workgroup


By joining as an Individual Contributor, you will gain access to a range of tools and resources designed to support your work in CBE. This membership enables you to connect with a community of peers, providing opportunities for collaboration to expand your knowledge or share your own expertise.

If your organization is a CBE Champion, you can access this level of membership at half the price.

Individual Contributor


$250 when your employer joins as a CBE Champion

Individual Contributors will receive:

– Access to recordings from past CBExchanges, CBE Huddles, and workshops
– One CBExchange Registration at discounted Member Rate
– Access to CBE Open Office Hour Sessions
– Access to C-BEN Key Resources Digital Bundle
– Opportunity to apply to join C-BEN Collaboratory projects
– Access to the State of the Field CompetentU module, updated annually
– Access to Community Platform to innovate with colleagues
– Access to Technology Showcase sessions
– Ability to search and share job openings

Are you a doctoral student with a focus on CBE?

We applaud your efforts and want to be a part of your success. C-BEN will offer a complimentary Contributor membership to you with proof of CBE-related dissertation/project. Please contact to learn more.

Strategic Partner

For our Strategic Partners, such as ed tech companies, professional associations, accreditors, and foundations, we offer personalized partnership opportunities. We highly value the contributions that you make to the growth of CBE and seek to include you in our community.

Our partnership approach aims to support your organization's goals and facilitate alignment with the larger CBE community. Activities can range from sponsoring events and webinars to the production of toolkits, as well as shared promotional opportunities in the field. Corporate or Organizational opportunities start at $5,000 with additional benefits available at various increments of sponsorship

Friend of CBE

New to competency-based education and wanting to learn more? Sign up as a Friend of CBE to stay “in the know” and show support for the movement by accessing essential communications. This no-cost category allows you to meet our innovation-driven community before finding your home with us.

Friend of CBE

No cost

Friends of CBE will receive

– Access to e-version of Quality Framework
– Attend monthly CBE Huddle webinars
– Stay up-to-date with CBE Movement through Newsletters

Ready to join the community?