Charla Long

Charla Long

Executive Director, C-BEN

Charla Long is Executive Director of the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN), a national consortium of higher education institutions and statewide systems dedicated to designing, developing and scaling new models of competency-based student learning. Concurrently, she is President of Go Long Consulting, a firm focused on higher education innovation.

Long was the Founding Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Lipscomb University and the creator of their naturally acclaimed competency-based education model and badging ecosystem.