Competency-Based Adult Basic Skills Models
- National External Diploma Program
- Minnesota adult competency-based high school diploma program, Now being piloted for its second year, the MN ABE Adult Competency-based Diploma model is described here http://mnabe.org/programs/adult-diploma as aligned with K-12 and adult CCRS standards, and as an alternative to the GED® . You can learn about its development from this presentation. This document will also help in understanding the model.
- Opportunity Academy, a competency-based out-of-school youth program in Hartford Connecticut started by Our Piece of the Pie (OPP). An Archive of a presentation by Principal, Rodney Powell, part of a September 15th American Youth Policy Forum, will be found at http://www.aypf.org/resources/competency-based-education-as-a-strategy-to-promote-college-and-career-readiness-for-all/?resourceyear=299&search=advanced Also, you may want to read their environmental scan from 2012 Helping Over‐Age, Under‐Credited Youth Succeed: Making the Case for Innovative Education Strategies