Tag Archives: Action Step

Keep the Good News Good

The May Revise is generally good news for Adult Schools.  You can read CCAE‘s assessment of it here.   However…   Our old frenemies, the Community College system, would like to change some of that good news so that it is “good-er” for them and not us.   See:  Community Colleges Board of Governor’s Meeting   Go to 58:35 to 1:00:55 ...

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AB86 Webinar on the May Revise

The AB86 Webinar on Friday, May 15th was on the May Revise.You can listen to it here: May 15, 2015DOF on Trailer Bill Language and Adult Education Expenditure Reporting Survey for Fiscal Year 2012-13 – Download the Presentation: PDF | PPTX – Listen to the Recording

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All Out for West Contra Costa Adult School

Even as things are generally improving for Adult Schools and Adult Education, yet another Adult School faces a serious challenge.  This time, it’s West Contra Costa Adult School, where Kristen Pursley, author of the Save Your Adult School blog and founder of COSAS (Communities United to Save Adult Schools), works.  Other COSAS members work there, as well.   Many parts -if ...

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AB86 Says Your Voices Matter

Got concerns about the MOE and funding?  Debra Jones says, “Your voices matter and your perspectives are important especially during this time.”“Use the AB86 inbox,” she advises, to communicate your questions and concerns to the Department of Education and the Chancellor’s Office.You can hear all this on the March 20th AB86 Technical Webinar at about 10 minutes in.To hear this ...

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March 24th Assembly Budget Sub Committee 2 Hearing on Adult Education

Tuesday, March 24th at 9 am in Room 444 in the State Capitol building, Assembly Budget Sub Committee 2 (Education Finance) will meet to look at the money aspect of Adult Education. Needless to say, that’s important. Committee Members are: Assembly Member Kevin McCarty, Chair AM  Rocky Chavez – Rep           AM Chavez was at the Jan 29th, 2014 Oversight Hearing on ...

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CCAE Leg Day Talking Points

CCAE Leg Day Talking Points  (Leg Day is Tues, March 24th) In the coming weeks leading up to Leg Day at the Capitol, we urge you to familiarize yourself with the following key talking points related to the Governor’s FY 15-16 Budget proposal. This time is a great time to ensure all members are properly educated as we move through ...

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Update on Berkeley Adult School

The long term fate of Berkeley Adult School, whether or not it will remain in place, share space with a new Elementary School or REALM Charter School, move to a new location, or be decentralized into several different locations, remains uncertain.   For back story on this situation, go here. At the Feb 24th, Wednesday meeting of the BUSD School Board, there ...

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Spring 2015 Legislative Events Addressing Adult Education

Your participation is the needed piece This Spring, there are several important committee meetings in Sacramento affecting Adult Education and Adult Schools.  The public is welcome at all these meetings and there is always a time for public comment at the end.  You do not need to make a reservation to attend.  Simply show up.  Getting there early assures you a ...

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Adult Ed Spring Events 2015

It’s Spring – and that means conferences and conventions and legislative hearings and meetings and lots of talk about budget leading up to July 1st, 2015, the start of a new fiscal year and a new era for Adult Education in California. Each event has its own focus.  Every event is a chance to connect with and learn from others.  Here’s ...

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All Out For Berkeley Adult School

Destabilization leads to problems.Destabilization makes an individual, a group, or an institution vulnerable to disease, infiltration, attack, and at worst, death or extinction. Stabilization not only keeps the individual, group or institution strong, it enables the individual, group or institution to provide shelter, support, and sustenance to others.  Help or harm – in domino effect. Hit the “read more” link ...

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