Author Profile

Judith Sebesta | Executive Director of the Institute for Competency-Based Education, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Judith Sebesta serves as the Founding Executive Director of the Institute for Competency-Based Education at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Before stepping into her current position, Sebesta took on many different roles within the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board including the Director of Innovation. Earlier in her career, Sebesta was a Professor of Theater and taught at the University of Missouri and University of Arizona. Her article “A topography of Texas competency-based education today” recently appeared in the Journal of Competency-Based Education.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Sebesta earned her B.A. from Austin College and her M.S. from Florida State University. Sebesta earned her Ph.D. and holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
When she is not leading competency-based research and program development in Texas, Sebesta enjoys cheese and beer tasting, working on her nine-acre farm, and spending time with her spaniel mix Dinah, donkey Hank, and miniature horse Nashville Brewers Evening’s Ecstasy (aka Little Evie).

You can learn more about Judith Sebesta on the TAMU-C website and LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter @JudithSebesta .