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Design and Professional Development Opportunities
Professional Development Opportunities
KnowledgeWorks Experience Conference 2017: Making Dreams Come True. Monday, February 27-28. Register here.
Lindsay Unified School District has released their dates for site visits. This is the best place to bring a team of people to understand a “personalized, performance-based” system can look like. Dates are Friday, April 28, 2017.
Redesigning for Student Success: Student-Centered Secondary Schools Showcase sponsored by EdExcellence, Group Center for Secondary School Redesign, and New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Topics will include: Project-Based Learning; Authentic Assessment; and Student Voice & Choice. February 15-17, 2017, San Diego, CA. Registration information here.
SxSWEDU March 6-9 in Austin. Virgel Hammonds, Susan Patrick and Chris Sturgis hosting a session Pop-Up Problems of Practice on CBE.
New England Secondary Schools Consortium, Monday + Tuesday, March 27 & 28, 2017 in Hartford CT.
Ron Berger of EL Education will be presenting on Envisioning an Equitable Future through Personalized Learning. This free event will be held at Wheelock College in Brookline, MA on Tuesday, May 23. Register here.
Quality Performance Assessment Summer Institute, July 17 to 20 in Boston.
New! Competency-based Design Studio sponsored by the New Hampshire Learning Initiative, July 25-27 in Nashua NH. Register here.
iNACOL Symposium is the best place to meet up with competency-based innovators from across the nation.
Check out the Wiki for previous webinars:
Reaching the Tipping Point: Insights in Advancing CBE in New England with David Ruff and Paul Leather
Understanding Competency Education
What is Competency-Based Education? (CompetencyWorks, 2016)
Chugach School District: A Personalized, Performance-Based System , (CompetencyWorks 2015)
Research Base for Competency Education, Great Schools Partnership
Design and Implementation
Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders, CompetencyWorks (2015).
Designing New School Models, A Practical Guide, Springpoint (2016)
ESSA and Federal Policy
New! ESSA and Personalized Learning: State by State from KnowledgeWorks
Reaching the Tipping Point: Insights on Advancing Competency Education in New England, CompetencyWorks (2016)
State and Local Policies, Great Schools Partnership
Competency-Based Policies and Pathways: Lessons from Colorado and Illinois, Achieve (2016). Also Infographic on Competency-Based Pathways; Communications Toolkit; and The Role of Learning Progressions in Competency-Based Pathways .
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