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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: 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
Greetings! Stay connected through NRS eNotes and be the first to receive highlights on new products and training, updates to the NRSWeb site, and information about upcoming events. Please forward this email to other adult education staff and… Read More
Live Session: Women Behind & Beyond Our Prison Walls - A Celebration of Women in Corrections & Reentry Education Description: March is Women’s History Month. Join the LINCS Corrections & Reentry Education group and presenters Andrea… Read More
Join USCIS for a FREE Full-Day Adult Citizenship Education Seminar! Date: March 28, 2022 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Beale Memorial Library, 701 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Registration: www.uscis.gov/teachertrainingregistration… Read More
Rebuilding Service Delivery: A conversation among WIOA federal leaders In February 2021, leaders at the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services webcast their discussion of the Biden-Harris Administration’s agenda to Build Back… Read More
Live Session: Building Inclusive Adult Education Classrooms on Learner Knowledge and Experience Description: Join the LINCS English Language Acquisition group and Katherine Wood Murphy to explore some practical learner-centered instructional… Read More
Live Session: How to Build Effective Partnerships that Support Integrated Education and Training Description: Quality IET programs require the expertise and resources of multiple partners within the workforce and education system. Join the LINCS… Read More
Date: March 17, 2022 Time: 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive, Yuma, AZ 85364 Registration: Please email office.of.citizenship@uscis.dhs.gov This session will focus on: The naturalization process and eligibility… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: Teaching Interactive Math Online Description: Join the LINCS Math and Numeracy Group to discuss ways to connect with learners virtually, including resources and ideas to develop connectivity and a deeper understanding of… Read More