CCAE Call for Presentations for 2016 State Conference.

CCAE 2016 State Conference Call for Presentations The call for presentations at the CCAE – California Council for Adult Education – 2016 State Conference is now open. Proposals must be received by the deadline of 11:59 p.m. PST, on November 20, 2015, for consideration for the 2016 CCAE State Conference.  Click here to submit your proposal. This year the State Conference ...

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Perspective: Kristen Pursley on Keeping ESL & Citizenship Free

From Kristen Pursley’s Save Your Adult School blog: Adult School English as a Second Language and Citizenship Classes Must Be Offered Free Again � Let�s Keep It That Way! by kpursley Under California law, adult school English as a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes must once again be offered free of charge. AB 189, a 2011 emergency measure allowing adult ...

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CCAE: At Attempt at Clarity to Avoid Audit Exceptions & Penalties

From CCAE Legislative Analyst Dawn Koepke: An Attempt at Clarity to Avoid Audit Exceptions & Penalties We’ve heard from across the state that you all are working earnestly to implement the new era of adult education; however, you’ve also shared questions and concerns about the details of moving forward.  I believe we can all agree that the Adult Ed Block ...

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What Happened At Acalanes?

What happens when funding is threatened, reduced, removed, and destabilized for programs paid by the public and designed to serve it?Click on the “read more” link to find out.That’s what we can learn from what happened to Adult Schools and Adult Education these last six years, and stretching back further than that, from the last one hundred and fifty.Acalanes, as ...

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Montebello Community Adult Ed Advocates August Newsletter

From the Adult Education Advocates in the Montebello CommunityCalifornia Adult Education______________________________________________                                                A Newsletter on Adult Education in California August 2015 FEES IN ADULT EDUCATION NEED LEGISLATION THIS 2015 SESSION Legislation on fees in adult education is needed before the Legislature adjourns in September.  At a minimum, the provisions of AB 189 (Eng, 2011) need to be extended since they sunset ...

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Modesto Bee Portrait of Adult Ed in Central Valley Community Ceres

This August 29th, 2015 Modesto Bee article by Nan Austin provides a good portrait of what’s happening in Ceres, a community in the Central Valley, as it utilizes the new Regional Consortia system to provide Adult Education. New Ceres campus home to adult education classes, part of regional effort Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/news/local/education/article32762943.html#storylink=cpy Highlights: Ceres Unified and Modesto Junior College spearhead consortiumDropouts, ...

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CATESOL Adult Level Student Essay Writing Contest

Here’s an opportunity for an Adult Education student to receive recognition and reward for their writing.  Please share widely. Adult Level Student Essay Writing Contest Sponsored by Cambridge University Press Please Share with Your Colleagues   Click on the “read more” link to learn more. Sponsored by CambridgeUniversity Press California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages proudly presents the 2015 ...

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Perspective: George Porter on Acalanes Adult School’s “Older Adults Program”

George Porter, a fourteen year veteran teacher of Older Adults classes at Berkeley Adult School, two term chair of the City of Berkeley’s Aging Commission, and member of CCAE (California Council of Adult Education) and CFT (California Federation of Teachers), wrote this perspective piece in response to the news about Acalanes Adult School’s survival and their Older Adult program.  (You can ...

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Update on Acalanes Adult School: Belt Tightening Survival

From The Contra Costa Times: Acalanes Adult Ed tightens belt, drops some classes, survives to see another year By Lou Fancher Correspondent Posted:   08/14/2015 05:52:21 PM PDT0 Comments | Updated:   a day ago The first thing that Steven France, director of Del Valle Education Center, wants people to learn this fall is that the Acalanes Adult Education program ...

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Change Agent Call for Writing about Race by Adult Learners

The Change Agent is a magazine for Adult Learners and Adult Educators.  It addresses issues that are important to Adult Learners.  Many of the articles are written by Adult Learners.Here is information about their latest call for writing: Write for Us! The Change Agent features writing by adult learners. All submissions must be received by the deadline to be considered for publication. ...

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