"Cookbook for Getting Started with
Competency-Based Learning:
Soup to Nuts"

Held Virtually
Saturday, February 26
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This timeframe includes a 30 minute lunch break.
.5 credit (that's 7.5 hours toward license renewal)
2.5 CUs in CCSD
Salary Advancement in Clark, Washoe and most NV Counties!
Further details below...
Dr. Summer Stephens
Superintendent, Churchill County School District
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Vice-President of the Nevada Association of School Superintendents (NASS)

Dr. Stephens currently serves student in Nevada as the Superintendent of Churchill County Schools. Summer engages staff, students, and the community in collaborative conversations and activities designed to promote excellence and innovation. With a passion for personalized learning through a competency-based lens, Summer has successfully implemented systems of blended and online learning, voice and choice, self-paced learning, project-based learning, and design thinking. A specific focus of her work has included bridging the gap between courses traditionally identified as core and CTE, working to ensure that

systems have opportunities and pathways for all students to engage in future-ready work. She is a strong advocate for schools at the state and national level, working with legislators to ensure equitable funding and opportunities for learners. Her involvement at the city and county level creates a great connection between school, home, and community.

Summer has been thoroughly involved in all levels of education, serving on the board of a two-county early childhood center to serving on the Complete College Wyoming Advisory group and participating in the national level of Future Ready Schools. She has experience with a K-20 Learning management system adoption team, developing a statewide open education resource library, and other components of a strong competency-based learning approach. She is a graduate of the AASA National Superintendent Certification program and the Personalized Learning Cohort. She is currently a member of the NV Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission, NDE's Blue Ribbon Commission, President of the Nevada Association of School Superintendents, and sits on the NV HOSA Board, Churchill Economic Development Business Council and the United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra Board of Directors.

Summer holds a Doctor of Education and Specialist Degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Doane College.
Workshop Description
This workshop will include brief history of competency-based learning, elements that make up competency-based learning, engaging your public, staff, and students and families in the conversation for a shift to competency-based learning, and now what. Dr. Stephens will tap other experts in the field to drive the conversations as we look at recipes for success with competency-based education.
ALL are welcome, including anyone in a non-administrative position! NASA IS NOT A UNION. NASA is Nevada's PreK-12 Professional Development Organization for ALL Nevada Educators!

This workshop counts for salary advancement in Clark, Washoe and most Nevada School Districts!
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In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license renewal AND ALSO CU accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH! 
(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR hour accrual toward step-advancement - not both for administrators. 
(maximum of 30 hours per year for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.
There is a discounted rate for NASA Members.
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