This stack is designed to provide educators with the tools to provide equitable learning experiences through personalized, competency-based learning.

What You'll Demonstrate

You will demonstrate the essential components of student ownership and competency-based learning through learning pathways, learner profiles, and flexible learning environments.

Who Should Apply

  • P12 educators
  • Instructional coaches
  • Interventionists
  • Administrators
  • Education support professionals


Analyzing Classroom Routines

The educator demonstrates an understanding of various classroom processes and procedures in multiple grade-level settings.

Aligning Standards and Competencies

The educator aligns South Carolina Academic Standards with the Profile of the SC Graduate Competencies.

Celebrating Goal Progress

The educator facilitates the process of learners celebrating their progress in or mastery of goals.

Co-creating Learner Profiles

The educator co-creates learner profiles with students or learners.

Creating Standard Operating Procedures

The educator creates standard operating procedures (SOPs) with learner input.

Creating Rubrics for Competencies

The educator creates a standards-aligned, competency-based rubric.

Creating Competency-Based Assessment Outcomes

The educator creates outcomes for a competency-based assessment.

Creating Competency-Based Learning Targets

The educator creates learning targets for a lesson or learning experience that integrate both Profile of SC Graduate Competency and South Carolina Academic Standard.

Designing Learner-Centered Spaces

The educator intentionally designs and utilizes space and tools within the learning environment to support personalized learning.

Developing an Assessment Plan

The educator designs an assessment plan that measures student performance in more than three ways.

Developing Readiness Pre-Assessments

The educator develops a readiness pre-assessment directly aligned to a learning progression.

Empowering Students with UDL

The educator utilizes Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to provide student autonomy while engaging in learning experiences.

Engaging Students in Self-Assessment

The educator engages students in self-assessment of their learning to build learner ownership.

Establishing A Shared Vision

The educator guides students through a process to establish a classroom shared vision.

Facilitating Learner Agency

The educator facilitates learner agency in the choice of the demonstration of mastery.

Facilitating Learner Led Conferences

The educator facilitates a learner-led conference and provides a video of the conference and an analysis of the results.

Implementing Choice for Learners

The educator implements learner choice for accessing and engaging with material.

Monitoring Independent Goals

The educator facilitates the process of students self-monitoring their progress on goals.

Planning Learner Led Conferences

The educator plans a learner-led conference event.

Planning for Soliciting Student Feedback

The educator plans for soliciting feedback from students to drive and improve instruction.

Planning Multiple Forms of Evidence

The educator plans opportunities for multiple forms of evidence of learning.

Planning Personalized Learning Playlist

The educator creates a plan for a flexible learning model using a personalized learning playlist.

Planning for Student Self-Assessment

The educator plans for students to be able to self-assess their learning to build learner ownership.

Planning Station Rotation Model

The educator creates a plan for a flexible learning model using station rotation.

Setting Independent Goals

The educator provides ongoing opportunities for learners to independently set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely (SMART) goals.

Supporting Student Academic Discourse

The educator supports student academic discourse utilizing content-specific talk stems.