Tag Archives: Affirming Adult Ed

CCAE Educate and Elevate Campaign

To: All CCAE Members    Re: COABE and State Directors National Campaign to Save Adult Education     The website (HERE) has been established by COABE as a joint effort between the State Directors of Adult Education and COABE to prevent any cut to adult education funding at the federal level. As you know the first Trump budget proposal for ...

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Kristen Pursley: Write Gov Brown to Request Funds for Adult Schools

Shared with permission rom Kristen Pursley’s Save Your Adult School blog: Write Governor Brown Now to Request More Funding for Adult Schools Posted on February 5, 2017 by kpursley In January, Governor Brown released a proposed 2017-2018 budget that, once again, fails to provide any additional money for California�s adult schools.  The  amount of the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG), which ...

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COABE’s Open Letter to President Trump

From COABE – Commission on Adult Basic Education January 20, 2017 White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: The Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) congratulates you on your inauguration as our nation�s forty fifth president! As a national organization with more than 20,000 members who are committed to strengthening Adult Education we look forward ...

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Kristen Pursley: “Adult Schools Could Still Wither Away”

From Kristen Pursley’s blog, “Save Your Adult School” Posted on November 26, 2016 by kpursley   Since last year, adult schools  finally have their own dedicated funding through the consortia. Adult schools have stable funding at last, and should be able to get on with the job of providing education for California�s adults. Unfortunately, adult schools are still in jeopardy ...

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VALUE USA – The “Voice of Adult Learners” – Seeking Sponsors for Adult Learner Attendance at National Leadership Institute

_________________________________________ Dear Friends and Supporters: Our organization will be hosting its major event April 3-5, 2017 in Washington D.C. where adult learners will get to learn, build relationships and continue to become leaders in the adult literacy field. As a non-profit organization built by adult learners, we hold our Leadership Institute in Capitol Hill every four years to give adult ...

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“Why California’s Adult Schools Need More Money” – from Save Your Adult School

With permission from Kristen Pursley: Why California�s Adult Schools Need More Money Posted on March 26, 2016 by kpursley   While California�s economy  rebounds, and educational institutions from K-12 schools to universities receive healthy increases in funding, California�s adult schools remain mired in the great recession.  A new bill authored by Assemblywoman Patty Lopez (D-San Fernando), AB 1846, seeks to remedy ...

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CFT Resolution 4 “Ensure Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity” Passes at the CFT 2016 State Conference

In mid January, CFT Local 4681 of San Mateo Adult School wrote and passed a resolution about Adult Education.  You can the Local 4681 resolution in full here.   Local 4681 then took their resolution, titled, “Resolution to Ensure that Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity” to the CFT Adult Education Commission on January 23rd.   The Adult Education Commission ...

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Why Do YOU Love Adult Education? Share Your Answers With Your State Legislators Through Photos

 Why do YOU love Adult Education? As AB 1846, Assembly Member Patty Lopez’ bill to increase funding for Adult Education to pre-crash levels begins to wend its way through committees, that’s a good question to ask. And the answers are important to share with legislators. Since a picture speaks a thousand words, consider sharing this information with photographs. Samples below. ?? Assembly ...

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