Conference Schedule

Upcoming Conferences

Competency-Based Education Faculty & Employer Conference

  • When: Friday, Feb. 16, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Lowry Conference Center
    1061 Akron Way, Building 697
    Denver, CO 80230
  • Agenda - Coming soon!


  • Build momentum for the ideas that came out of the October 2017 Sectors Summit.
  • Explore how competency-based education can better connect higher education, K12 and workforce.
  • Practice building flexibility and acceleration into courses, certificates and degree programs that meet workforce demand and help ensure retention and completion by utilizing competency-based education.


Who Should Attend This Conference:
  • Institutions of higher education interested in expanding competency-based certificate and degree programs in high-needs workforce areas that can accommodate credit earned through apprenticeships/internships, other workplace-based credits like badges, and prior learning assessment.
  • CTE and academic faculty who do, or could, teach in such programs or those who would like to learn more about how to customize degree programs to quickly meet pressing workforce needs.
  • Employers who want to partner with higher education institutions to ensure graduates have the competencies employers want their employees to have.