Save the date for April 9 at Northwest AEA in Le Mars from 1-3 p.m., when Northwest AEA will host a competency-based education event, "An Introduction to the Future of Education."

Participants will have an opportunity to hear from Jason Ellingson, superintendent of Collins-Maxwell CSD, one of the transformational leaders in our state. You will have an opportunity to:

• explore the possibilities of Competency-Based Education for your district.
• develop an understanding of the state’s initiative to bring CBE to Iowa schools.
• consider standards-referenced, standards-based, competency-based education and personalized learning for your district.

More details will follow.