Workshops by Douglas Finn

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Douglas Finn III has been working in the area of personalized competency-based education (PCBE) since 2004. Within PCBE, he has taught every grade, kindergarten through graduation, and has been an instructional and administrative coach for schools and districts throughout the country.

Doug has been supporting students, schools, and districts transitioning to PCBE as a professional development associate since 2008. He started working for the nonprofit Re-Inventing Schools Coalition (RISC) and then transitioned to Marzano Resources to become an associate and manager of the Marzano division of Reinventing School. He is a coauthor of A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education with Robert Marzano, Jennifer Norford, and Michelle Finn.

Doug received a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Montana. He earned teaching degrees in biology and earth science from Northern Michigan University and, as he likes to say, has attended the school of practical application for PCBE in the real world.

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Personalized Competency-Based Education

Date/Time: 10 Nov 2022 (Thu), 8:30am to 10:30am SGT (GMT+8hr)

Venue: Online via Zoom


Learn about the key differences between time-based and performance-based systems of learning, and explore the benefits of a student-centered approach to teaching and learning that allows students to move through levels of content at their appropriate pace. This training provides an overview of key terms, concepts, and approaches for personalized learning and competency-based education, with a focus on the Marzano Resources Reinventing Schools approach.