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Welcome to Orange County College’s CBE Resource Center

Learn about the innovative and student-centric classroom format, supported by the California
Community College’s Chancellor’s Office and the Strong Workforce program, and how Competency-
Based Education (CBE) can benefit learners, reduce opportunity gaps, and fortify our workforce. The
links and documents offered on this site will educate visitors on CBE best practices, advances in program
development, past and upcoming regional workshops and events, and implementing a quality
framework for their college’s programs.


Read more about the initiative here.

Learn more about CBE

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2020 State of the Field



What is Competency-based Education?



7 Things You Should Know About CBE


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Coastline Workforce Development


“The pandemic and its impact on our economy have demonstrated the need for learning to center around competencies, in order to equitably expand the promise of higher education. Now, more than ever, institutions and employers are beginning to recognize the need to walk the walk,’’

Charla Long, President of C-BEN.

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