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Welcome to the California Adult Education Program website!

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.

Access the CAEP Tools to find resources related to planning, reporting and onboarding.

Onboard Tool; Regional Planning Tool; Data Reporting Tool

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To register and access information about upcoming training and webinars. Click here

Access to Archived Webinars
Archived webinars are located on the EDUCATORS or ADMINISTRATORS (then Webinars) pages.

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

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Building and Growing Apprenticeship with Equity in Mind
This Toolkit, prepared for the Foundation for California Community Colleges by Jennie Mollica and Peter Simon of High Road Alliance (HRA), was created to help those whose work involves designing and running preapprenticeship and apprenticeship programs to intentionally encourage and support the inclusion of apprentices who reflect the full diversity of our communities — in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, primary language, disability, age, sexual orientation, and other factors. The purpose of this Toolkit is to encourage applying an equity lens to every aspect of preapprenticeship and apprenticeship program planning, design, staffing, outreach, delivery, evaluation, and improvement.
TDLS Call for Proposals
The call for TDLS proposals has opened! OTAN is looking for presentations that highlight technology, how it enhances the learner experience, extends the classroom to learners, and how technology integration helps adult education programs be more effective and efficient. OTAN's Technology and Distance Learning Symposium 2022, scheduled for Wednesday March 2 through Friday March 4.
Canvas Project Expansion
The California Adult Education Program is excited to work collaboratively with CAEP TAP and OTAN to expand the Canvas project to another 127 agencies later this year. While WIOA funded schools have priority due to the funding source, we are hopeful to add everyone. Because of this extension, we are glad to open the waitlist to all adult schools. If you have a mixed membership, encourage all agencies to sign up on the Canvas Expansion Waitlist.
CAEP 2021 Fact Sheets
The CAEP Fact Sheet dashboard can help support the Three-Year planning process. You can drill down by Consortium, population, labor market information, and more!
Three-Year Planning Guidance Document and Template
The CAEP Three-Year Planning 2022-25 Guidance Document and Template are now available! The enhanced planning resources are ready to support consortia collaboration now.
Member Effectiveness Released
Please review the member effectiveness resources, including helpful infographics to assist consortia leads with evaluating CAEP deliverables for accuracy, completeness, and timely submissions. Resources will continuously be added. Be on the lookout for updates as we move start the 2021-22 program year.