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Technology and Distance Learning Symposium (TDLS)
Registration for OTAN's annual Technology and Distance Learning Symposium (TDLS), which will take place online from March 2nd to 4th, is open! TDLS is OTAN's three-day conference with dynamic, hands-on presentations that show participants how to integrate technology to enhance the learner experience, extend the classroom to learners through blended/distance learning, and help adult education programs be more effective and efficient.
Join upcoming Peer Learning Circles (PLCs)
Want to engage with CAEP consortium directors around relevant questions concerning the CAEP 2022-25 Three-Year Plan, or adult education practitioners who are situated in a rural environment and experiencing challenges with providing adult education programming and services in their community? Register today and join the upcoming peer learning circles (PLCs), beginning in January 2022.
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.
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.
California Adult Education Program
Building Partnerships that Count
Be Proud – California is Diverse. Just as our regional economies are diverse across California, so are the adult learners that live in, and contribute to, their communities. Because of this diversity, CAEP empowers 71 regional consortia to design innovations and best practices that align with the goals of adult learners; these innovations are in turn shared among consortium members and partner agencies, sparking a synergistic trading of ideas and a vibrant, growing body of knowledge.
The high quality programs and practices developed through the integration of K-12 adult education and community college resources on a regional level are uniquely suited to equip all available workers with the tools they need to contribute to California’s economic growth.
There are close to 400 CAEP members and more than 1,000 community partners within our 71 consortia that work synergistically through our multiple partner locations in every part of the state to create available access points for adult learners.
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