BERRIEN SPRINGS — Berrien Springs school board members met at Sylvester Elementary School on Thursday and also heard student reports, then concluded the meeting with a tour of the building.

Superintendent Dave Eichberg spoke to board about the district’s ongoing efforts in the area of competency-based, or personalized learning. In recent years, district staff members have attended training and conferences, the district has hired a consultant and board members have discussed the topic in a series of book studies.