“We’ve been at this for a while,” he said. “It’s wonderful to have the opportunity to showcase the work of the folks here. It’s important to move the entire state forward toward competency-based learning.”
That’s something Hassan said she is eager to do and seeing it in action was the first step.
“What was reinforced to me is how important it is for students and teachers to be able to interact and adapt to each other,” she said. “That’s going to help at the state level as we evaluate what kind of standards we have, as we try to prepare a 21st-century workforce and see what kind of resources we should be focusing on.”