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COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION WHAT IS IT & WILL IT PROMOTE OR PROHIBIT COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS? Alison hramiec | boston day and evening academyboston day.

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1 COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION WHAT IS IT & WILL IT PROMOTE OR PROHIBIT COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS? Alison hramiec | boston day and evening academyboston day and evening academy Kim carter | QED Foundation & Mc 2QED Foundation & Mc 2 Paul leather | New hampshire department of educationNew hampshire department of education Stephanie Krauss | The Forum for youth investmentThe Forum for youth investment 1

2 PRESENTERS Alison Hramiec | Director of C & I Boston Day and Evening Academy SCHOOL PERSPECTIVE Kim Carter | Executive Director Q.E.D. Foundation & MC 2 SYSTEM PERSPECTIVE Paul Leather | Deputy Commissioner New Hampshire Dept. of Education STATE PERSPECTIVE Stephanie Krauss | Senior Fellow The Forum for Youth Investment NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE 2

3 COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION: WHAT IS IT? Competency- based education is an organizational or systems approach to schooling and learning where students move ahead primarily based on the demonstration of what they know and can do, rather than time spent in class 3

4 COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION: HIGHER EDUCATION ≈ 250 CBE programs Emerging Networks: Competency- based Education Network Educause NGLC CAEL JumpStart WGU Community College Initiative 4

5 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching reports that 42 states now offer seat-time waivers or exemptions for awarding high school credits or credential Where it’s happening: New England Colorado Oregon Iowa Schools serving disconnected or overage & under- credited youth COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION: K-12 5

6 COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION WILL IT PROMOTE OR PROHIBIT COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS? PHILOSOPHY | POLICY | PRACTICE 6

7 WHEN CREDENTIALED MEANS COMPETENT & READY FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL A philosophy of learning & credentialing in a CBE environment Click here for more informationhere 7

8 WHEN THE USE OF TIME, SPACE & PLACE BECOME FLEXIBLE RESOURCES TO ACCOMMODATE LEARNING A policy perspective on how CBE stretches when & where learning happens & how it is assessed and validated 8

9 WHEN THE STUDENT IS AT THE CENTER AND READINESS IS THE GOAL An examination of practice and the practical implications & applications of CBE for high school students and the college admissions process 9

10 Q&A Alison Hramiec | Director of Curriculum & Instruction Boston Day and Evening Academy ahramiac@bostonpublicschools.org Kim Carter | Executive Director Q.E.D. Foundation & MC 2 kcarter@qedfoundation.org Paul Leather | Deputy Commissioner New Hampshire Dept. of Education Paul.leather@doe.nh.gov Stephanie Krauss | Senior Fellow The Forum for Youth Investment stephaniek@forumfyi.org 9

11 RESOURCES K-12 CompetencyWorksCompetencyWorks Q.E.D. Foundation New England Secondary School ConsortiumNew England Secondary School Consortium Higher Education Lumina Strategy LabsLumina Strategy Labs Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN)Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) CompetencyWorks Higher Education blogCompetencyWorks Higher Education blog 10


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