Webinar: Competency-Based Education as a Strategy for College and Career Readiness

Thursday, September 15, Competency-Based Education as a Strategy for College and Career Readiness for All -- an AYPF webinar from 3 to 4:15 PM EDT

Within K-12 education, competency-based education is gaining momentum as a promising strategy to prepare all students for success in college and careers.  Although states are at various stages of implementing competency-based education, there are a number of issues to consider at the intersection of policy and practice. This webinar will share recent CCRS Center products and tools around competency-based education including: State Approaches to Competency-Based Education to Support College and Career Readiness for All StudentsState Policies to Support Competency-Based Education for Overage, Under-Credited Students, and a forthcoming Facilitator's Guide on Designing Competency-Based Articulation Agreements.  To complement the discussion of the resources, participants will hear from an innovative partnership at a competency-based high school serving overage, under-credited students where they can earn competency-based dual enrollment credit with a postsecondary partner.

Presenters include:

-- Steve Brown, Director of Community Partnerships, College for America at Southern New Hampshire University
-- David Blumenthal, Content Expert, College and Career Readiness and Success Center at AIR
-- Rodney Powell, Principal, OPPtunity Academy (Hartford, CT) 
-- Chanda Robinson, Director of Workforce Initiatives, Our Piece of the Pie (Hartford, CT)
-- Jenna Tomasello, Policy Associate, American Youth Policy Forum  


Event Time: 
September 2016