Resource Library

Browse these resources to develop a competency-based education program at your institution, help you lead CBE at the programmatic, institutional, or state-system level, or learn about the latest CBE research, design models, and best practices.

Key C-BEN Resources

Below you will find our most downloaded CBE guides and resources.

CompetencyXChange Agenda

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: User's Guide

The CBE Story A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit

C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit

Designing with Equity in Mind: An Action Toolkit for Competency-Based Education

Giving CBE a Jumpstart: Stories of Institutional Progress on CBE from the Jumpstart Initiative (CAEL, 2016)

Competency-Based Education at the Doctoral Level: Perspectives from the Fielding Experience

Competency-based Education & Assessment: The Excelsior Experience

Best Practices in Competency-Based Education: Lessons from Three Colleges (Sinclair Community College, Austin Community College, and Broward College)

Office of Inspector General Audit Letter to Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission – 8/2/16

Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (CRAC) Common Framework for Defining and Approving CBE Programs – 6/2/15