Competency-Based Education

Competency-Based Education A New Architecture for K-12 Schooling

Rose L. Colby
cloth, 224 Pages
Pub. Date: October 2017
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-101-3
Price: $62.00

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paper, 224 Pages
Pub. Date: October 2017
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-100-6
Price: $31.00

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Competency-Based Education introduces educators to a new model for anytime, anywhere schooling and provides tools and curriculum resources for redesigning the traditional structures of K–12 schools.


Rose Colby’s book is a masterpiece offering a comprehensive resource and in-depth analysis on the transformation of learning possible with competency-based education. She provides a beacon for educators designing the future of education and offers new hope that our industrial-age education system can be remodeled based on a future-focused vision—one where all children can learn, grow and succeed. — Susan Patrick, president, iNACOL, and cofounder, CompetencyWorks

Rose Colby has provided us with a definitive framework to guide our implementation of competency-based education. This book does a masterful job of offering an overview of the vision for CBE, but more importantly, provides a practitioner’s view of the needed steps to transform our school districts. With this work, Colby has offered a guided tour to any educational leader focused on student mastery. — David M. Richards, superintendent, Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, Michigan

Competency-Based Education offers an extensive and thoughtful collection of samples, examples, and case studies that can serve as a very useful guide to implementing CBE. Educators driven to engage each and every student should use this for creating a culture of CBE in their community. — Joe DiMartino, president, Center for Secondary School Redesign

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About the Author

Rose L. Colby is a competency-based learning and assessment specialist, Talent Cloud Fellow for 2Revolutions, and lecturer in the Educational Leadership Program at Plymouth State University.

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