Cori Gordon is the Coordinator for Personalized Learning and the Lead Faculty of Liberal Arts for Northern Arizona University’s division of competency based degree programs. Cori was part of the faculty team who developed and launched the CBE division, and she works daily with students and faculty, as well as university administrators and oversight agencies. Cori is a CBE consultant who has been actively involved with the growth of the CBE community, and also serves as a CBE program and journal reviewer. She has a Ph. D. in English Education and an M.A. in Theatre, both from Arizona State University, and a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Indiana University. She has taught students from 6th grade through post-secondary, in subjects including English, theatre, storytelling, puppetry, literature, and composition, and she specializes in digital storytelling. The focus of her work has been encouraging student success through engaged learning practices.