CBExchange, an annual conference hosted by C-BEN, is the foremost conference on competency-based education, where leaders from hundreds of institutions gather to learn how to build and bring to scale high-quality programs.
a wide range of competency-based models while sharpening your CBE know-how.
new insights, strategies and best practices from experienced colleagues who are willing to provide real-time advice, answers, and ideas.
to a dynamic and welcoming community that collectively seeks to expand competency-based learning so education is more flexible, responsible, and valuable.
This year's conference will showcase 12 general sessions, featuring the field's leading experts, and more than 50 breakout sessions, with more available on-demand, all of which will be led by seasoned professionals. There will be opportunities for networking by affinity groups, such as academic discipline and accreditor. Our exhibit hall, Xhibitor Xchange, will connect you to much-needed products and services. We aim for this year's conference to inspire you and leave you feeling revitalized and energized about the work ahead.
*CBExchange Experience Box delivery is not guaranteed before event with Late Registration.
**Pre-Conference Workshop and C-BEN Member Only Convening attendees must register before October 8, 2021. Space is limited.
***Additional shipping fees apply for shipments made outside the U.S. Virtual registration does not include a CBExchange Experience Box.
Member-Only Opening Reception: Monday, November 8 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Member-Only Convening: Tuesday, November 9 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Longing to reconnect with your CBE colleagues from around the world? Join us for the member-only convening with content focused on advanced practitioners.
Tuesday, November 9 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CBE Boot-Up Camp
Looking to get started in competency-based learning but just don’t know where to begin? Join us for CBE Boot-Up Camp, a CBExchange pre-conference workshop, where you’ll learn all about CBE, including how to create quality CBE programs and credentials. Whether you are looking to build a full degree program or a microcredential, CBE Boot-Up Camp can help you map your adventure!
The nation’s leading experts, serving as your Camp Counselors, will guide you through a series of activities to show you how competency-based education is done. We’ll start with a solid foundation, C-BEN’s Quality Framework for CBE Programs, and use backward design principles to share our method for designing quality offerings for all learners.
When CBE Boot-Up Camp ends, you’ll be a happy camper heading into CBExchange because you will know how to:
We are a network of institutions, employers, and experts committed to unlocking the potential of competency-based learning to ensure education and training is more flexible, responsive, and valuable. C-BEN is the go-to source on competency-based learning—home to practitioners and leaders who are reimagining education and helping others design and build high-quality offerings. Through our work, we aim to advance the understanding of competency-based learning, accelerate its development and scale, develop and maintain quality standards, and remove barriers to its continued growth.
Attend one conference and get the best of two: