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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.  

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar on Designing IET Programs: Introduction to Train-the-Trainer Resources on Monday, August 22, from 2 – 3… Read More
Live Session: Riding the Wakelet Wave into Adult Education Description: Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all the disconnected pieces of information on the internet? Wakelet aims to bridge the gap between humans and algorithms as it empowers people to… Read More
Live Session: New LINCS Online Course - Teaching Adult English Learners: Principles and Practices Description: Course developer, Betsy Parrish, provides an overview of this FREE online course highlighting important principles and effective… Read More
The Digital Resilience in the American Workforce (DRAW) team is excited to announce an upcoming professional development (PD) opportunity that will support digital literacy development in AEFLA-funded adult education programs in states. On August… Read More
Live Session: Using Text Messaging to Support Adult Basic Education Learners’ Success: Findings from the Technology-Based Coaching in Adult Education Project Description: Have you considered how text messaging can support adult learners’… Read More
Live Session: Using Text Messaging to Support Adult Basic Education Learners’ Success: Findings from the Technology-Based Coaching in Adult Education Project Description: Have you considered how text messaging can support adult learners’… Read More
Live Session: Workforce Preparation Resources for English Learners Description: Join us to take a deep dive into FREE online Career Kits that can be used with English Learners to apply skills in different industry sectors. Special guests Ellen Baxt… Read More
Live Session: Pathway Home Grant: IET Implementation within Correctional Settings Description: Pathway Home grants from the U.S. Department of Labor target re-entering citizens and provide adult education, training, and supports. Join the LINCS… Read More
Live Session: Shifting the Lens around Nutrition Topics in the ESL Classroom Description: ESL lessons sometimes present a privileged and culturally one-sided perspective of nutrition. Join us to examine food and nutrition themes typically taught in… Read More
Live Session: Welcome Home Dad/Mom! Now What? Description: Join our conversation with Mike Johnson on engaging justice impacted individuals and their families around adult literacy and career pathways in celebration of Father’s Day. We will explore… Read More
Live Session: Coffee break with Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy, OCTAE Description: Please join the LINCS Community for a coffee break with Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy in the Office of Career,… Read More
Live Session: Bring Data to Your Science Classroom! Description: Do you like to bring data into your science lessons? How do you help students to distinguish observations from inferences, arguments from explanations, and claims from evidence? Join… Read More
Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult Education – Cohort 5 Informational Webinar OCTAE is excited to announce the Teaching the Skills that Matter in Adult Education (TSTM) Cohort 5 professional development training opportunity. TSTM is an Office… Read More
Live Session: The COVID Pivot: Dealing with a pandemic behind and beyond our prison walls Description: The impact of COVID 19 has been profound for men and women behind our prison walls, and for those of us who support them in correctional and… Read More
Description: In honor of Memorial Day, Dr. Xinsheng “Cindy” Cai, Ph.D., will share and discuss resources for working with adult learners with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Date/Time: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 4:00pm ET (live session) LINCS Community… Read More
Live Session: How the Brain Learns to Read Description: Have you ever wondered how the brain learns to read? Join Meredith Liben and the LINCS Reading and Writing group to gain insight into this phenomenon to improve your reading instruction. Date/… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Case Management in Adult Education Programs: Discussion with Cristina Marsh Description: Are you struggling with student recruitment, engagement, and persistence? Join Cristina Marsh and Susan Roberts to consider the ins and outs… Read More
Live Session: Brain-Based Teaching: Helping Your Students Remember Your Science Lessons! Description: Missed the COABE 2022 National Conference? Not a problem! Join us this month at our Coffee Break to share ideas and instructional resources… Read More
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is pleased to invite you to participate in Integrated Education and Training (IET) in Action: Lessons from OCTAE National Leadership Activities on May 25,… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Strategies for Developing Accessible Documents and Presentations Description: Join the LINCS Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes Group for a conversation on strategies for developing accessible documents and presentations. You’ll… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Strategies for Developing Accessible Documents and Presentations Description: Join the Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes Group for a conversation on strategies for developing accessible documents and presentations. You’ll have… Read More
Upskilling American Workers for Middle Skill Jobs Requires a Strong Foundation April 21, 2022 (Thursday) 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. ET Register Here On Thursday, April 21, 2022, please join AIR for a presentation and discussion focusing on a new policy… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Bridging Gaps in Adult Education Classrooms Through Digital Literacy Instructional Content Description: With technology increasingly changing the way we work, learn, and connect, foundational to advanced digital skills are… Read More
Proposed Amendments to the State Wage Interchange System (SWIS) Agreement First Comment Period: April 1, 2022 – April 21, 2022 The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and its partners at the Department of Education,… Read More
Join USCIS for a FREE Full-Day Adult Citizenship Education Seminar! Date: March 30, 2022 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Fresno Adult School, 2500 Stanislaus Street, Fresno, CA 93721 Registration: www.uscis.gov/teachertrainingregistration This… Read More