WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, iNACOL and CompetencyWorks will be hosting a webinar to examine the state of the field of competency-based education.
Schools and districts across the United States are realizing the promise of competency-based education – transforming the culture and structure of the traditional time-based system into one that is designed to help every student succeed.
Join this webinar to hear CompetencyWorks co-founders and competency-based education experts Susan Patrick and Chris Sturgis reflect on the current state of the field of K-12 competency-based education. Gain an understanding of developments happening across the field. The presenters will share reflections and highlights from the National Summit on K-12 Competency-Based Education, explore areas of growth for the field, identify emerging issues and provide insights to inform the future direction of competency-based education.
Susan Patrick said, "The field of competency-based education is expanding and evolving across the United States to redesign K-12 education for advancing achievement and dramatically increasing student success. It is important to reflect on developments and where the field is going to ensure quality and equity in the journey to transform K-12 education."
This webinar is free to attend — register here for the webinar.
- Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL, Co-Founder of CompetencyWorks
- Chris Sturgis, Principal of MetisNet, Co-Founder of CompetencyWorks
CompetencyWorks is an online resource dedicated to providing information and knowledge about competency education in the K-12 education system. Drawing on lessons learned by innovators and early adopters, CompetencyWorks shares original research, knowledge and a variety of perspectives through an informative blog with practitioner knowledge, policy advancements, papers on emerging issues and a wiki with resources curated from across the field. CompetencyWorks also offers a blog on competency education in higher education so that the sectors can learn from each other and begin to align systems across K-12, higher education and the workplace. Visit the website and follow CompetencyWorks on Twitter: @CompetencyWorks.
The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on twitter.
SOURCE International Association for K-12 Online Learning