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This site is designed for administrators, educators, and prospective and current students. All users can find an adult school or community college in their area, learn about adult education programs and student supports, access program guidance and updates from the CAEP Office.

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Onboard Tool; Regional Planning Tool; Data Reporting Tool

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CAEP 508 Compliance Commitment can be found on the EDUCATORS page under resources.

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Call for Proposals - ACCE Spring 2023 Conference
Please consider submitting a proposal to present at the ACCE Spring '23 Conference, which will be fully online. The theme for this year is CONNECT! and each workshop session will be 1:15 minutes. You can interpret the theme as a way to inspire others to action; to train others on meaningful ways and tools for connecting with partners, resources, community, policy makers, consortia, ASCCC, CCCCO, vendors, credit programs and pathways, universities, and so much more! You tell us! Proposals are due at 5pm on February 01, 2023. Proposals will be reviewed by the conference planning team. Should your proposal be accepted, you will be contacted by Tuesday, February 7th. Questions? Please contact your ACCE Community and Continuing Education Council Leaders. Community Education Council Leaders: Lorrie Berry, lberry@shastacollege.edu; Chris Jensen: cjensen@ohlone.edu Continuing Education Council Leaders: Maryanne Galindo galindm@lamission.edu; Alfred Ramirez aramirez@glendale.edu
New Regulations for Ability to Benefit - What Do They Mean for California's Career Pathways?
Ability to Benefit (ATB) is a critical equity strategy, ensuring that adult dual enrollment opens doors to postsecondary for adult education students. In 2022, the US Department of Education conducted a negotiated rule making process, reaching consensus on only one issue that impacts public postsecondary institutions - ATB. Come learn how partners are building pipelines in partnerships between adult education and CTE, and learn how to ensure that your career pathway efforts meet the new criteria and process that is expected to be established by 2024. Presenter: Judy Mortrude, Senior Technical Advisor, World Education, Inc. Webinar Date/Time: February 14, 2023 @ Noon (1hour) Cost: FREE Sponsored and brought to you by the Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE), California Adult Education Administrators Association (CAEAA), California Council for Adult Education (CCAE), Adult Education Office of the Career and College Transition Division at the California Department of Education in their joint, collaborative efforts to enhance and improve California's adult education system for all students.
ACCE Spring Virtual Conference
Join the Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE) for the annual spring conference. For over 30 years, ACCE has been the organization to host opportunities for networking, professional development, and advocacy for community services, continuing education/noncredit, and contract education programs. Save the Date! When: March 2 & 3, 2023 Where: ONLINE (Whova platform) – more information to come on cost and registration!
Golden State Education and Training Grant (GSETG) Program
The Golden State Education and Training Grant (GSETG) Program supports Californians who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a one-time grant of $2,500 for reskilling, up-skilling, and accessing educational programs to get back into the workforce. This opportunity is open to community college noncredit and adult education students. There are specific eligibility criteria listed as it is tied to the impact that the pandemic had on the student and employment. The application is currently available online, however, the Chancellor’s Office is working with the CA Student Aid Commission to develop a paper application. Details on the availability of this paper application will be forthcoming. Explore the website to learn more about this opportunity.