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Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult Education – Final Cohort - Apply by December 7, 2022

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Since the start of the Teaching the Skills that Matter in Adult Education (TSTM) training in the Fall 2019, the project has provided cohort training to adult educators from 34 states and has hosted two virtual conferences, touching over 3,000 adult educators in the process. TSTM is an OCTAE-funded national training and technical assistance activity designed to build capacity by improving instruction in adult basic skills classes. TSTM trains adult education teachers how to integrate the nine skills that matter to adult learners using three approaches that work across five critical topics areas of civics education, digital literacy, financial literacy, health literacy and workforce preparation. 

TSTM is in its final project year and is currently recruiting states to participate in what is likely to be the final TSTM cohort training. Applications are open now and can be found here: http://sgiz.mobi/s3/c8e4bee33177 . They are due on December 7, 2022. Cohort 6 training will begin in late January and finish in June 2023.

If your state has not yet participated in a TSTM training cohort or you were trained and want to send another teacher cohort, you are encouraged to apply for TSTM’s Cohort 6.  This training provides states with the opportunity to meet learners where they are and improve learner outcomes. 

To learn more about TSTM please visit:  https://lincs.ed.gov/state-resources/federal-initiatives/teaching-skills-matter-adult-education