Claudette Trujillo on Implementing and Sustaining Competency-Based Education

Claudette Trujillo and Rebecca Midles

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast we are giving you a look at a new conversation series led by Getting Smart team member Rebecca Midles. She has been having informative and inspiring conversations with leaders in the field of competency-based education and they are all available to you at

On this episode, she is speaking with Claudette Trujillo Principal of Metropolitan Arts Academy, a PK-8 Arts innovation school in Westminster Public Schools and a longtime advocate of CBE.

Claudette Trujillo is in her 21st year in the education field and her 12th year of competency-based implementation.  She also has a Masters in Educational Counseling, in addition to her administration license and Bachelors of English with a secondary endorsement.

Today Rebecca and Claudette unpack what it takes to successfully implement a competency-based learning model, share stories from the field and much more.

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