Innovate, Create, Motivate!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration and Networking
In the lobby

Friday, June 2, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast and Registration

Foyer by Lake Travis Ballroom

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Lake Travis Ball Room

Dr. Mary Hendrix

Former Vice President for Student Access and Success
at Texas A&M University-Commerce

Session 1: 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Guadalupe

Obtaining Administrator Buy-In for New CBE Degree Programs and Courses
Haydn Fox
Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX
Session Moderator
Ali Esmaeili, South Texas College

Lake LBJ

The CBE FacultyPath: Creating Space to Develop and Support New Ways Teaching, Learning, and Assessing
Brooks Doherty
Rasmussen College, MN
Session Moderator
Jessica Mason, American Institutes for Research

Barton Creek

HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management: Course Demo
Gemmy Allen
North Lake College
Dallas County Community College District, TX
Session Moderator
Kevin Peek, South Texas College

San Gabriel

Competency Assessment Guides – Comprehensive and Measurable Assessments That Align With Active Professional Development Objectives
Barbara Joseph
Wheelock College, MA
Session Moderator
Natalia Assis, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Session 2: 9:45 am – 10:30 am
Guadalupe

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: A Process for Awarding Credit for Prior Learning
Pamela Campbell, Laurel Williamson
San Jacinto Community College District, TX
Session Moderator
Myshie Pagel, El Paso Community College

Lake LBJ

The Power of a Skills Ledger
Joann Kozyrev
The Institute for Transformational Learning (UTx)
The University of Texas System, TX
Session Moderator
Jessica Mason, American Institutes for Research

Barton Creek

Is Creating a CBE Course with Learning Outcomes in Mind Important?

Emma Miller
Ali Esmaeili
South Texas College, McAllen, TX
Session Moderator
Gemmy Allen, North Lake College
San Gabriel

Texas OnCourse: Streamlining Student Pathways to Postsecondary and Career Success
Michael Atkinson, Learning Objects
Laura Chrisco, UT Austin
Session Moderator
Kelle Parsons, American Institutes for Research

BREAK
10:30 am – 10:45 am
Session 3: 10:45 am – 11:30 am
Guadalupe

Developing a Data-Driven CBE Program
Carlos Rivers
Institute for Competency-Based Education
Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX
Session Moderator
Eric Roe, The University of Texas at Austin

Lake LBJ

A Collaborative Lift: Lessons Learned in Creating an Institution’s Initial CBE Program
Kelvin Bentley, Carlos Morales
Tarrant County College District, TX
Session Moderator
Laurel Williamson, San Jacinto College

Barton Creek

Working Backwards from Open: The Story of Thomas Edison State University’s Openly Licensed General Education Program
Steve Phillips, Lauren Durkin
Thomas Edison State University, NJ
Session Moderator
Lauren Cifuentes, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

San Gabriel

CBE Course Demo
Shonda Gibson
Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX
Session Moderator
Joe Lostracco, Austin Community College

Session 4: 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Guadalupe

On the Path to Success: Early Evidence of the Efficacy of Postsecondary CBE Programs
Jessica Mason
Kelle Parsons
American Institutes for Research, Washington D.C.
Session Moderator
Eric Roe, The University of Texas at Austin

Lake LBJ

Competency-Based Curriculum Development and Continuous Improvement
Lisa McIntyre-Hite,
Martha Cheney
Walden University, MN
Session Moderator
Anna Van Wie, Learning Objects

Barton Creek

Build it with Who You Have and For Free: Deep dive into UMHB’s CBE Curriculum Design Process
Sarah Sanchez
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, TX
Session Moderator
Matthew Henry, LeTourneau University

San Gabriel

The Nature of Coaching in Higher Education
Tesha Gooch
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, TX
Session Moderator
Lynda Webb, Midland College

LUNCH

12:45 – 1:00

Dr. Shonda Gibson
Role of ICBE in guiding and mentoring CBE across the State

1:00 – 1:30

Dr. Deb Bushway
Competency-based Education Network (C-BEN )

Session 5: 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Guadalupe

Defining Quality: CBE and Emerging Standards
Deb Bushway, C-BEN, TN
Session Moderator
Kelvin Bentley, Tarrant County College District

Lake LBJ

Panel: CBE and Financial Aid Worlds Collide: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Melissa Crews (moderator)
Maria del C. Perez-Ramos,
Jeremy Tanner, and Tamika Malone
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Barton Creek

Panel: Designing for Evidence: Challenges and Benefits of Evidencing Competencies
Michael Atkinson (moderator)
Steve Phillips
Anna Van Wie
Natalie Skadra

San Gabriel

Disrupting Technological Education through Competency-based Education. Case Study: Polk State College (Florida)
Eric Roe
The University of Texas at Austin, TX
Session Moderator
Byron J. Latil, Wake Technical Community College

Session 6: 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Guadalupe

CBE and ZPD: Designing High-Stakes Project-Based Assessments to Motivate Learning
Brian Finnegan
Peirce College, PA

Lake LBJ

Panel Continuation

Barton Creek

Panel Continuation

San Gabriel

Next-Generation CBE: Designing Competency-Based Education for Underprepared College Learners
Joe Deegan
Jobs for The Future, MA
Deb Bushway
C-BEN, TN

BREAK
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Session 7: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Guadalupe

Validating Competency-Based Education
Kimberly Ziebarth, Will Pierce
Davis Applied Technology College, UT
Session Moderator
Shonda Gibson, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Lake LBJ

Accelerating Success: Best Practices for Planning, Developing and Implementing Competency-Based Education in Workforce andTechnical Programs
Linda Smarzik
Austin Community College, TX
Session Moderator
Amardeep Kahlon, Austin Community College

Barton Creek

Building ARCS for CBE: Motivation in Instructors
Lauren Cifuentes, Rinki Suryavanshi, Alexandra Janney
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX

Session 8: 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Guadalupe

Do you have the guts? Improving CBE Through the Use of Student Feedback
Patty Kallman, Lauren Snead
University of Houston, TX

Lake LBJ

Punctuated Disequilibrium: A Comparison of Retention Patterns in Degree Completion Programs including Competency Based Education Programs
Donna Smith
Texas A&M University-Commerce, TX

Barton Creek

Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program
Jennifer Nailos
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, TX
Session Moderator
Emma Miller, South Texas College

CLOSE

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lake Travis