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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: Quick Tips for Successful Grant Writing Description: Grant writers research, draft, and submit proposals to help organizations receive additional funding. Join the discussion and discover effective strategies to improve your grant… Read More
Live Session: Using Virtual Reality to Teach Language Students Description: Are you interested in using virtual reality in your adult education classroom, but not sure where to start? Join Sara Davila to learn about extended reality technologies,… Read More
Live Session: Lesson Planning for Writing Description: Research shows that teaching adult education students writing strategies is the most effective writing technique. Join Cindy Heimbach, Instructional Development Specialist for Mississippi Adult… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: Integrating Workforce Skills into Lessons Description: Are you curious about how to start integrating workforce skills into lesson and program planning? Join us for a coffee break to chat with your colleagues about… Read More
Live Session: Get to Know the Teaching Skills That Matter Lessons Description: Meet the Teaching the Skills that Matter lessons! Join the Teaching and Learning, English Language Acquisition, and Integrating Technology groups for a coffee break to… Read More
Live Session: A Correctional & Reentry Education Year in Review "2021" Description: Join the LINCS Correctional & Reentry Education group as we reflect on 2021’s impact on the field of adult education in correctional and reentry settings. We… Read More
Live Session: What is a Refugee?: Dominant Discourses in Education and the Importance of Counter-Narratives Description: Join Suzanne McCurdy and Bayan Tawakalna to explore the role of counter-narratives as a pedagogical tool to enable refugee… Read More
To help adult education practitioners improve their ability to support learners who struggle to fully engage in tasks that demand use of digital technologies, Jobs For the Future (JFF), World Education, Inc. (WEI), and Safal Partners, with support… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Exploring the New LINCS Teaching Adults to Read Courses Description: Wondering about best practice strategies for teaching adults to read? The recently updated LINCS Teaching Adults to Read courses explain reading strategy… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: Ethnomathematics Description: Join the Mathematics and Numeracy group for a Coffee Break discussion about Ethnomathematics. We'll unpack and explore what Ethnomathematics is and its potential to aid in mathematical… Read More
Hosted Discussion: A Learner-Centered Approach to Teaching Conversation Skills to English Learners Description: Teaching conversation skills to English language learners can be challenging. Join our discussion with expert David Kehe as he outlines… Read More
Hosted Discussion: 12 Days of QR Codes Description: Join us for 12 Days of QR Codes from December 1-12, 2021. We will explore how QR codes are being used in higher education, the workforce, and in local communities, and share ways to incorporate QR… Read More
Due to the November and December holidays, this month's LINCS Universal Technical Assistance (TA) webinar for state leadership will take place the first Wednesday in December. Webinar Title: LINCS Universal TA Webinar - Trauma-Informed Practices for… Read More
Live Session: Integrated Education & Training In Corrections Description: Integrated Education & Training (IET) programs provide tools that help learners contextualize the journey from the classroom to the workroom. Join us to explore the… Read More
The purpose of the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Grant Program is to build the broadband and digital technology capacities of eligible institutions and support broadband access, adoption, and digital skills within those institutions and in… Read More
During the National Training Institute (NTI), hosted by the National Association of State Directors of Adult Education (NASDAE), Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona and Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recorded a candid conversation about… Read More
We are pleased to announce three new self-paced online courses now available in the LINCS Learning Portal. The Creating Adult Pre-Apprenticeships course is designed to help adult education providers develop new programs, as well as support providers… Read More
Live Session: Project Based Learning: Skills that Matter through an Approach that Works! Description: Project-based learning...isn’t that for kids? No! Adult educators can embrace this effective approach as well. Join us to learn from Dr. Patsy Egan… Read More
Live Session: Coffee Break: Developing a Mathematical Identity Description: Join us to learn how to help learners develop their mathematical identity and see themselves as math producers. Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 2021, 12:00 to 1:00pm ET (live… Read More
Enhance Learner Engagement with Dynamic TSTM Civics Education Lesson Plans Live Session: Enhance Learner Engagement with Dynamic TSTM Civics Education Lesson Plans Description: Join us to dig into the civics education content of the Teaching Skills… Read More
Live Session: Creating Careers for Working-Age Adults With Disabilities Description: Join LINCS and Dahlia Shaewitz in conversation about recent research into the accessibility of American Job Centers and the effect on learners with disabilities. We… Read More
Hosted Discussion: Operationalizing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Description: DEI is a critical component of every adult education program. The Pew Research Center recognizes that the generations entering the workforce will be the most… Read More
Live Session: Teaching Health Literacy in Different Settings: How to adapt available health literacy resources for classroom, community and online teaching. Description: Health literacy is more important now than ever! Join the LINCS Community… Read More
*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
American Institutes for Research (AIR), under contract with The Office of Career Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE), are pleased to announce that the recordings of the first two webinars in the LINCS Universal TA Wednesday Webinar Series are now… Read More