WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will be hosting a Leadership webinar to share insights from a new report charting the course for the next phase of K-12 competency-based education.
CompetencyWorks is releasing a new report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting the Course for the Next Phase of K-12 Competency-Based Education, which explores four key issues that will enable competency education to continue to scale with quality and be sustained over the long term: equity, quality, policy, and meeting students where they are.
Join this webinar to hear report authors Susan Patrick, Chris Sturgis and Nina Lopez reflect on key ideas from the report, highlights from the National Summit on K-12 Competency-Based Education, and future directions for the field.
iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, "Nationally and internationally, we've witnessed powerful shifts toward personalized, competency-based systems that ensure students master learning before moving on. This forms a solid foundation for next steps in learning, preparing students for success in college, career and life."
This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.
- Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL, Co-Founder of CompetencyWorks
- Chris Sturgis, Principal of MetisNet, Co-Founder of CompetencyWorks
- Nina Lopez, Owner, Nina Lopez Consulting
The iNACOL Symposium, held on October 23-25 in Orlando, will convene 3,000 experts and leaders advancing powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences and shaping the future of K-12 competency-based education. Register here.
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 online, blended, and competency-based 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.
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