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Aurora Institute Webinar to Explore an Introduction to Competency-Based Education

ARLINGTON, Va.Jan. 17, 2023  — VIRTUAL – On Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 PM EST, the Aurora Institute will host a webinar laying out an introduction to competency-based education. The session will explore what competency-based education (CBE) is, how CBE culture, pedagogy, and structure can center students and equity, and what policies and practices are needed to enable a shift to CBE systems. The Aurora Institute will be joined by educators and students to examine what CBE looks like in practice in schools and discuss professional learning resources for transitioning to a competency-based approach. This webinar is free to attend.

What: An Introduction to K-12 Competency-based Education (CompetencyWorks)

Who: Speakers include:

  • Laurie Gagnon, CompetencyWorks Program Director, The Aurora Institute
  • Travis Lape, Innovative Programs Director, Harrisburg School District, South Dakota
  • TBD – Students

When: Wednesday, January 25, 20233:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

Where: Zoom; Register Here

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