Site Index | CDE Offices | Staff Directory

Adult Education and Family Literacy Calendar


January 2015 | February 2015 | March 2015 | April 2015 | May 2015 | June 2015 | July 2015 | August 2015 | September 2015 | October 2015 | November 2015 | December 2015 | January 2016 | February 2016 | March 2016 | April 2016 | June 2016 | July 2016

AEFLA Critical Dates  | At a Glance


January 2015

  • January 15 (2:30-4:00 p.m.) and January 16 (9:30-11:00 a.m.)
    ABEA Webinar: Changes to Evaluation of Experience Forms
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Link to Registration
    (by January 14)

  • January 21 (1:00-2:30 p.m.)
    Office Hours Webinar 
    See Save the Date memo from AEFL Directors' listserv (Jan. 7, 2015) 

  • January 30 (12:00-1:30 p.m.)
    Program Models and Resources for Serving English Language Learners (WIOA: What Now? Shifts in Policy, Shifts in Practice Webinar Series:Webinar #2)
    Sponsor: National College Transition Network/World Education and LaGuardia Community College/CUNY
    This webinar will explore major shifts for the field of ESOL and adult education named in the WIOA legislation: 1) the need to prepare English Language Learners for unsubsidized employment in in-demand industries and occupations that lead to economic self-sufficiency; 2) focus on integrating instruction and other services with the local workforce development system. This webinar will be a practitioner-led dialogue designed for you to consider what these shifts mean for program design and classroom practice. Learn about successful program models and practices for working with high beginning to advanced level English Language Learners.
    Link to registration


February 2015

  • First Week-Day TBA
    Online Math Tools
    An exploration of the online math resource,, geared toward GED prep from basic ABE through ASE.  The project will begin the first week of February with a webinar to review the online resource together.  Group will set online tasks together that will take one hour each week and debrief in an hour-long webinar the first week of the next three months: March, April and May. The benefits to participating include:certificate for 15 Professional Development hours; opportunity to collaborate with colleagues interested in enhancing math instruction; a common tool and a common language to drive collaboration efforts;heightened awareness of ABE/ASE/GED math and what teachers need to know to best support learners;better understanding of ABE and ASE skills necessary for math fluency; opportunity to discover how to better weave online learning into your program.
    Sponsor: ABE-TLC Adult Basic Education Training and Learning Center
    Contact: Chelsea Stewart,; 970.491.3136


March 2015


April 2015

  • April 21-24
    COABE Conference

    Sponsor: Commision on Adult Basic Education (COABE) and CAEPA (Colorado Adult Education Professional Association)
    Location: Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
    Link to more information

  • April 21 (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
    21st Annual ANN (Adult Numeracy Network) Gathering
    COABE pre-conference session. (There is a $150 registration fee (includes lunch) through the COABE website.)
    Bringing Students to a Higher Level in Math: A variety of hands-on and interactive activities designed to bring students to a higher level in math based on the ANN Teaching and Learning Principles.
    Presenter: Connie Rivera, ANN President-Elect, Adult Numeracy Network
    Link to more information


May 2015

  • No events scheduled


June 2015

  • No events scheduled


July 2015

  • No events scheduled


August 2015

  • No events scheduled


September 2015

  • No events scheduled


October 2015

  • No events scheduled


November 2015

  • No events scheduled


December 2015

  • No events scheduled


January 2016

  • No events scheduled



February 2016

  • No events scheduled



March 2016

  • No events scheduled



April 2016

  • No events scheduled



May 2016

  • No events scheduled



June 2016

  • No events scheduled



July 2016

  • No events scheduled



AEFLA Critical Dates FY 2013-14 and 2014-15

  • Continuation Applications for FY2015 AEFLA and EL/Civics Grants Due
    July 23, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
    See AEFLA Continuation web page

  • FY2014-15 Regional Assessment Training
    • Mandatory Assessment Policy Webinar (State Wide)-August 7, 20
      8/7/2014 3:00-4:00 p.m. or 8/20/2014 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Teacher Professional Development Self-Assessment FY2014-15
    September 15, 2014
    See Memo from Jane Miller (based on e-mail sent 7-31-2014)
  • FY15 Continuous Program Improvement (CPI) Submit the standard(s) and indicator(s) from the Standards of Quality (SoQ) that your program is working on for FY15.
    October 17, 2014  
  • FY2013-14 Final Expenditure Report
    October 2014 TBA
  • Annual Performance Report (APR) and Data Certification for FY2013-14
    October 2014 TBA
  • Critical dates related to ABEA Compliance
    See Annual ABE Authorization Compliance Time Line

For additional information or to add an event to the calendar, contact Debra Fawcett at

Quick Links


Contact Us

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
Contact CDE

CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing