Competency-Based Education


Overview

At the end of the 79th Legislative session, the passage of Assembly Bill 110 creates the opportunity for schools in Nevada to participate in a competency-based education pilot program. This pilot program will allow schools to explore the use of competency-based education in classrooms.

    What is Competency-Based Education

    A system of instruction by which a pupil advances to a higher level of learning when the pupil demonstrates mastery of a concept or skill, regardless of the time, place or pace at which the pupil progresses.

      Timeline of the Competency-Based Education (CBE) pilot program and CBE Network:

      • Submission of a letter of interest: by February 2018.
      • CBE pilot program application submission period: February 2018 - April 2018.
      • Review of CBE pilot program applications: May 2018.
      • Notification of selected CBE pilot sites: by end of May 2018.