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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.  

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Webinar Title: Raise the Bar: Lead the World Description: Public education lifts up communities, unites people around student success, strengthens our democracy, grows our economy, and empowers people everywhere to realize their dreams. The U.S.… Read More
Date: January 31, 2024 The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) released Program Memo 24-3: Use of Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Funds for Participant Child and Dependent Care and Transportation Costs – Frequently… Read More
Due to unforeseen circumstances, our LINCS Universal Technical Assistance (TA) webinar Raise the Bar: Lead the World originally scheduled for tomorrow, January 31, 2024 will be postponed until next month on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 . All… Read More
In 2024, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will announce new programs to help eligible entities pursue activities to advance digital equity in their communities. Therefore, several organizations – the U.S.… Read More
The U.S. Department of Education has announced Gladeo as the grand-prize winner and Workbay as the runner-up of the $1 million Future Finder Challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners. Gladeo will receive an additional $500,000… Read More
Correctional Education Webinar Series: Pipeline to Pell - Supporting Students in Higher Education in Prison December 4, 2023 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET The Office of Correctional Education, in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career,… Read More
The Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) and the ADVANCE IET team are delighted to invite your state staff and local program providers to a live webinar on IET Strategies in Action - Creating Success for Diverse Populations on… Read More
On October 31, 2023, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education released Program Memo 24-2: Requirements for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) State Plans for Program Years (PY) 2024-2027 . This policy guidance, developed… Read More
The application is now open for IET Advanced Design Camps (ADC). The IET Advanced Design Camp (ADC) is designed to help state leaders and current IET program practitioners improve and grow their IET programming. Each ADC consists of a one-hour… Read More
To increase the number of states and local programs delivering high-quality IET programs, OCTAE is offering state teams the opportunity to participate in IET Advanced Design Camp (ADC) training. The ADC is designed to help state leaders and… Read More
Today, in honor of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week and in partnership with the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), the U.S. Department of Education's; Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education;(OCTAE) is proud to… Read More
Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education’s the ADVANCE Integrated Education and Training (IET) project, under contract with The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education,… Read More
Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education’s Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans (EARN) project team is pleased to announce the availability of new training… Read More
Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce an upcoming Advanced IET Design Camp training, which is a part of the ADVANCE IET project . OCTAE has contracted… Read More
Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department), To increase the number of states and local programs delivering high-quality IET programs, OCTAE is offering state teams… Read More
Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education invites you to join us in a friendly discussion about how you are leveraging some of the resources shared in the Integrated Education and… Read More
Ever wonder what it means to provide instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation? In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy and Constitution Weeks, the U.S. Department of Education’s… Read More
To celebrate #AEFLWeek and to promote the expansion of evidence-based Integrated Education and Training (IET) programs, OCTAE’s IET in Corrections project is hosting a design camp for state corrections teams to develop IET programs that provide… Read More
Today, the U.S. Department of Education invites you to join the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS ) in celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (#AEFLWeek). This week LINCS honors adult educators and the… Read More
The adult education National Reporting System database is now open for program year 2022 reporting. The attached memo provides reporting instructions for grants awarded under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act. NRS Annual Reporting… Read More
THE ROAD TO ACCESS AND INCLUSION USCIS, in partnership with the White House Task Force on New Americans (TFNA) and the Interagency Naturalization Working Group (NWG), is bringing together professionals with equities in immigrant integration and… Read More
On August 11, 2023, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education released Program Memorandum 23-3, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Core Program Performance Accountability Assessment for Program Year (PY) 2022 – Frequently… Read More
Description: Adult learners and educators in prison and jail settings face particular barriers and challenges, and this session will explore the importance of and resources for supporting correctional and reentry education. The session will look… Read More
Dear Colleagues, Technology is integral to nearly every aspect of our daily lives, including the way we learn and work. Therefore, everyone must develop digital resilience —the awareness, skills, agility, and confidence necessary to be empowered… Read More
Join international, federal, state, and local immigrant-serving organizations for the first-ever NIICE Conference. The inaugural conference theme is: THE ROAD TO ACCESS AND INCLUSION USCIS, in partnership with the White House Task Force on New… Read More