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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.  

*National Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) Week will be observed from September 19 to September 25. Join us in the LINCS Community for the following live events and hosted discussions highlighting the positive impact of adult education on… Read More
Manhattan Strategy Group (MSG) and Abt Associates, under contract with The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, are excited to announce the third round of innovative practices in adult education, as selected by the Advancing Innovation… Read More
IMPAQ International, LLC, under contract with The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, are pleased to announce this week, 19 teams made up of state adult education staff and local adult education practitioners are beginning the Fall… Read More
IMPAQ International, LLC, under contract with The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, are pleased to announce the initial release of the Enhancing IET Opportunities for Adults project’s Integrated Education and Training (IET) Toolkit.… Read More
Live Session: Mutual Learning and Shifting the Power Imbalance in Adult English Classes Description: Join us to consider how to approach our work with cultural humility to make interactions with English learners more equitable and less transactional… Read More
Today, Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, announced the grand-prize winner and the four runners-up in the Rethink Adult Ed Challenge, a $750,000 competition to advance pre-apprenticeships. Over 10 months, the Department helped nearly 100… Read More
REGISTER On September 14th, please join the American Institutes for Research (AIR) for a presentation and discussion on findings from a recent Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) research paper that investigates… Read More
Live Session: LINCS for Correctional & Reentry Educators Description: Join us as we take a journey through the LINCS platform to explore professional development resources, tools, and communities of practice to help you become the best educator… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: What Does it Mean to Be Workforce Ready? Description: WIOA defines workforce preparation activities -- but how are we assessing if adult learners are truly ready to enter and progress in the workforce? Join us for an… Read More
Live Session: Promoting Innovation in Adult Education Description: Local adult education programs help adult learners develop knowledge and skills, gain secondary credentials, and transition to further education and employment. Such programs have… Read More
Live Session: Funds of Knowledge for Adult Learners Description: Please join the LINCS Math and Numeracy group to learn how to apply funds of knowledge in math classrooms to create an environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive to our… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: What is Advancing Innovation and how can it Support Career Pathways Program Improvement? Description: Looking for innovative ideas to improve your adult education program? Join the Career Pathways group to discuss how… Read More
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