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Announcements

Here's where you can find announcements from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) at the U. S. Department of Education concerning AEFLA implementation.  

Live Session: Coffee Break: Assessing Learners for a New Year Description: Join the LINCS Teaching and Learning and Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes Group with questions and thoughts about formative assessments and learners with disabilities. We'… Read More
Live Session: Engaging Out-of-School Youth in Career Pathways Programming Description: Want to know more about engaging out-of-school youth in career pathways programming? Join us for a coffee break with Keri Martinez, Title I Youth Program… Read More
Live Session: Transform, Engage, and Retain (TSTM) Description: Transform a Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) lesson into a virtual learning lesson using an interactive digital tool called Nearpod. In this session, participants will learn how… Read More
Hosted Discussion: The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning: Study Circle Description: Merging in-person and virtual instruction and resources can be tricky. Join our 2-day asynchronous discussion about The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended… Read More
The Integrated Education and Training (IET) in Corrections project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), is designed to help states and correctional education programs develop or… Read More
Live Session: Teaching the Skills That Matter: An Overview Description: Join Dr. Cherise Moore as we take a deep dive into the Teaching the Skills That Matter Toolkit and discover the ease of use, relevancy of the project, and what's next for the… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Expanding Our View of Math History and Culture Description: Join Adult Numeracy Network President, Eric Appleton, as he highlights areas for teacher learning and curriculum development. It is often assumed that all mathematics… Read More
Live Session: Increasing Access to Apprenticeships Description: Join us as we hear from a diverse group of speakers on why apprenticeship matters to adult education and how we can address equity and access to apprenticeships for adult learners.… Read More
Live Session: Support Systems for Adult Learners Description: Join Margaret Becker Patterson for a guided feedback session of the white paper, “When you are pushing, you’re going to want somebody’s help: Support Systems for Adult Learners”.… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Testing! Testing! Helping Students Overcome Assessment Anxiety Description: Testing! Testing! Join our 2-day discussion to learn more about test anxiety and ways to help your students perform at their best! Date/Time: Monday, June… Read More
Live Session: Learning on the Go Description: Join this highly interactive webinar to learn more about using podcasts in program design and with learners to leverage benefits at the program and classroom level. Date/Time: Friday, June 4, 3:00 - 4:… Read More
Live Session: Gamifying Science Instruction Description: Join the Science group for our monthly Coffee Break: Gamifying your Science Instruction. Research shows that playing games increases motivation by helping students relax, open up, and get out… Read More
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding awards under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. This program will provide up to $10 million in competitive grants to immigrant-serving… Read More
Live Session: New and Improved Online Resource: Reading Skills for Today's Adults Description: Want to know how to increase reading fluency, comprehension, and other reading skills? Are you familiar with the great free online resource Reading Skills… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Element 6 of the Career Pathways Toolkit: Measure System Change and Performance (Asynchronous Discussion) Description: Special guest, Casey Penn, Chief, Bureau of One Stop and Program Support Department of Economic Opportunity… Read More
Please see below for the LINCS Community events for the week of May 3, 2021:Read More
Hosted Discussion: Element 4 of the Career Pathways Toolkit: Identify Funding Needs and Sources (Asynchronous Discussion) Description: Special guest, Michael Westover, Director of College and Career Success at 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund,… Read More
We are pleased to announce the dates for the 2021 National Meeting for Adult Education State Directors. This year’s meeting will be held virtually June 28-29, 2021. To accommodate the differing time zones of participants, we expect the meeting to… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Element 3 of the Career Pathways Toolkit: Design Education and Training Programs Description: Special guest, Michael Westover, Director of College and Career Success at 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, brings a wealth of… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Element 2: Identify Industry Sectors and Engage Employers Date/Time: Monday, 4/12/21 – Thursday, 4/16/21 (asynchronous discussion) Communities: Career Pathways LINCS community How can you participate? Log in and visit the Career… Read More
On April 20th, the first of three virtual SIA 2.0 trainings will begin. A mix of large and small group activities will focus on how to design instruction for English learners that addresses two critical needs: language and academic content… Read More
OCTAE launches Adult Numeracy Instruction 2.0 Professional Development Program to improve the ability of adult education instructors to effectively teach mathematics.Read More
Please see below for a list of LINCS Community events for the week of March 29, 2021.Read More
OCTAE’s Integrated Education and Training (IET) in Correctional and Reentry Education project’s application for participation in the pilot is now available! Pilot participants will receive technical assistance to develop and/or enhance IET… Read More
Please see below for some great LINCS Community events for the week of February 22, 2021:Read More