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Adult Education & Literacy

The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) supports programs that help adults get the basic skills they need including reading, writing, math, English language proficiency, and problem-solving to be productive workers, family members, and citizens.

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Announcements

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is...
Live Session: Riding the Wakelet Wave into Adult Education Description: Do you ever feel overwhelmed...
Live Session: New LINCS Online Course - Teaching Adult English Learners: Principles and Practices...

Events

Expanding Supports for Immigrant Integration: Sustaining IELCE Career Pathways

Join OCTAE’s Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans project to explore how IELCE activities...

Expanding Supports for Immigrant Integration: Engaging Diverse Populations

Join OCTAE’s Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans project to explore strategies for...

DRAW Recruitment Webinar for Upcoming Pilot Training

The Digital Resilience in the American Workforce (DRAW) team is excited to announce an upcoming...