Resource Library

Browse these resources to develop a competency-based education program at your institution, help you lead CBE at the programmatic, institutional, or state-system level, or learn about the latest CBE research, design models, and best practices.

Key C-BEN Resources

Below you will find our most downloaded CBE guides and resources.

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: User's Guide

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: User's Guide

The CBE Story A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit

The CBE Story A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit

C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit

C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit

Partners in a new Learning Model: Competency-Based Education and Credit for Prior Learning

Partners in a new Learning Model: Competency-Based Education and Credit for Prior Learning

Designing with Equity in Mind

Designing with Equity in Mind: An Action Toolkit for Competency-Based Education

A Delphi Study of Effective Practices for Developing Competency-Based Learning Models in Higher Education (Dissertation, 2016)

Competency-based education could benefit veterans by recognizing their military skills (Lumina, 2017)

50-State Comparison: Academic Credit for Military Experience (ECS, 2018)

Three Tips For Introducing Competency-Based Learning Into K-12 (Madda, 2016)

The Past and the Promise: Today’s Competency Education Movement (JFF, 2014)

The Culture Code: Turning Connection into Cooperation in Competency-Based Schools (Part 2) (Sturgis, 2018)

The Culture Code: Establishing Purpose in Competency-Based Schools (Part 3) (Sturgis, 2018)

The Culture Code: Creating a Culture for Competency-Based Schools (Part 1) (Sturgis, 2018)

Reaching the Tipping Point: Insights on Advancing Competency Education in New England

Progress and Proficiency: Redesigning Grading for Competency Education (Sturgis, 2014)

Meeting Students Where They Are (Rudenstine et al, 2018)