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AEFLA Critical Dates  | At a Glance


June 2014

  • June 9
    Developing Rubrics & Checklists for Differentiated ESL Instruction

    LINCS webinar, 2:00-3:00
    Link to more information

  • June 15-18
    2014 National ADA Symposium
    Location: Denver
    Sponsor: ADA National Network, Great Plains ADA Center
    Link to more information

  • June 17-19
    CASAS National Summer Institute (Certified Trainer and National Consortium meetings, June 16)
    Location: Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego
    Link to more information and registration

July 2014

  • July 8
    An Untapped Resource: Understanding SNAP E&T
    11:00-12:15 p.m. MT
    SNAP E&T can help low-income individuals access education and training, as well as critical supportive services that are often otherwise unavailable. On this webinar you’ll learn how state and local communities can capitalize on this largely untapped resource and take advantage of new opportunities, like recently authorized pilot grants. You’ll learn about what is allowed under SNAP E&T and how the program interacts with the larger SNAP nutrition program.
    Link to registration 

  • July 9
    Helping Children Thrive While Parents Move Ahead: A Forum on Two-Generation Education Policy Solutions to Reduce Poverty
    10:00-11:30 a.m. 
    Live webcast of discussion highlighting new findings that demonstrate striking differences in how well children do depending on their mothers' educational attainment. 
    Sponsor: CLASP
    Link to more information

  • July 10
    A Road Map to LINCS: Plotting Your Route to Optimal Professional Development
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    Webinar on ways to enrich professional development using the LINCS Community and its new features, including:the purpose of LINCS; the benefits of LINCS Community technology to further your professional development; strategies for participation in the LINCS Community; how to customize your member experience; and ways to further develop your practice through aligned opportunities available in the larger LINCS website.
    Link to more information
    Link to registration

  • July 29
    Statistics for Action: Using Environmental Data for Meaningful Mathematics in Your Classroom
    12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: LINCS Community team: Math and Numeracy group moderator Brooke Istas; special guests Selene Gonzalez-Carrillo and Martha Merson
    Discuss ways to use readily available environmental data in math and science lessons for adults at the pre-ASE and ASE levels. Presenters will demonstrate how to give students hands-on experience in interpreting graphs, comparing amounts, using ratios, and finding percent increases.
    Link to registration

  • July 31st
    Integrating Employability Skills in Adult Education Instruction
    Statewide discussion based on the July 2014 PD MAP
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL 
    9:00–10:00 a.m. or 3:00–4:00 p.m.
    Download July 2014 PD MAP
    Register online by Tuesday, July 29th
    Contact: Jane Miller, 303.866.6611; miller_j@cde.state.co.us 

August 2014

  • August 1
    Regional Assessment Training: BEST Plus Administrator
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Asian Pacific Development Center, 1537 Alton St., Aurora
    Link to Registration

  • August 8
    Regional Assessment Training: BEST Plus Administrator
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Trinidad State Jr College, 600 Prospect, Trinidad
    Link to Registration

  • August 15
    Regional Assessment Training: BEST Plus Scoring Refresher
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Front Range Community College, Center for Adult Learning, 1501 Academy Ct., Ft. Collins
    Link to Registration

  • August 15
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Beyond Implementation Training (BIT)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Front Range Community College, Center for Adult Learning, 1501 Academy Ct., Ft. Collins
    Link to Registration

  • August 15
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Implementation Training (IT)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Front Range Community College, Center for Adult Learning, 1501 Academy Ct., Ft. Collins
    Link to Registration

  • August 15
    Regional Assessment Training: TABE
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Front Range Community College, Center for Adult Learning, 1501 Academy Ct., Ft. Collins
    Link to Registration

  • August 21
    Regional Assessment Training: BEST Plus Administrator
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Durango Education Center, 701 Camino del Rio, Ste 301, Durango
    Link to Registration

  • August 21
    Making the LINCS Science Course Series Work for You
    1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
    Join LINCS Community leadership and special guest Dr. Sharon Reynolds, author of the LINCS science course series, for strategies and best practices for using the science courses to further your professional development. Overview of the courses, the scientific practices, and more.
    Link to more information

  • August 22
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Implementation Training (IT)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Durango Education Center, 701 Camino del Rio, Ste 301, Durango
    Link to Registration

  • August 22
    Regional Assessment Training: TABE
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Durango Education Center, 701 Camino del Rio, Ste 301, Durango
    Link to Registration

  • August 25
    State Professional Development in a New Era webinar
    1:30-2:45 p.m.
    Sponsor: LINCS
    State models for designing sustained, intensive, systemic staff development programs.
    After the event, join the ongoing discussion thread to continue the conversation with webinar presenters and special guest Bootsie Barbour, State Lead Consultant, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education (August 25–29, today’s trends in professional development, effective strategies for implementation, evidence-based evaluation, and the outlook for the future.
    Link to Registration

  • August 28 
    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA): An Overview of Adult Education and Literacy
    12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE)
    This webinar will provide a broad overview of the legislation, key dates for implementation, and useful information on resources and materials for adult education and literacy partners and stakeholders. The event will also feature a panel of representatives from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Labor.
    Link to Webinar

  • August 29
    Regional Assessment Training: BEST Plus Scoring Refresher
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Daniels Fund Building, 101 Monroe St., Denver
    Link to Registration

  • August 29
    Regional Assessment Training: TABE
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Daniels Fund Building, 101 Monroe St., Denver
    Link to Registration

September 2014

  • September 5
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Implementation Training (IT)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: CSU Pueblo, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo
    Link to Registration

  • September 5
    Regional Assessment Training: TABE

    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: CSU Pueblo, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo
    Link to Registration

  • September 12
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Implementation Training (IT)
    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Daniels Fund Building, 101 Monroe St., Denver
    Link to Registration

  • September 12
    Regional Assessment Training: CASAS Beyond Implementation Training (BIT)

    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsor: CDE/AEFL
    Location: Daniels Fund Building, 101 Monroe St., Denver
    Link to Registration

  • September 22-27
    National Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) Week

  • September 23 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET)
    National Dialogue on Career Pathways
    Sponsor: U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services
    The meeting will be available via live stream broadcast at http://prg.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/f1574e1999094289ab581d5b834de4d91d.
    Presentations and panel discussions from state and local area career pathways practitioners providing insight into their experiences and promising practices, ranging from cross-agency partnership building to innovative strategies to help students, workers, and businesses. In addition, there will be discussions with leading policy experts, business leaders, and philanthropists on the future of career pathways. (Highlight: 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. (ET) “Advancing Career Pathways Systems”--practitioners from several states and local areas share their experiences in building effective cross-agency systems from different “lead partner” perspectives. Panel includes Scott Stump, Assistant Provost for Career and Technical Education, Colorado Community College System.)
    Download Event Agenda

  • September 24 (2:00-3:30 ET)
    Open Educational Resources (OER) Webinar
    Sponsor: American Institutes for Research
    A continuation of OER to Increase Teaching and Learning of STEM Subjects in Adult EducationProject funded by the US Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE). For more information about this project visit the project page. This webinar will provide adult education teachers information and hands-on opportunities to learn about OER and their value in adult education.  During the webinar facilitators will show practitioners how to identify OER, share suggestions about where to find OER, and provide examples of how to incorporate OER into instruction. Participants will also have to opportunity to hear from and engage with current adult educators who regularly use math and science OER in their classrooms.
    Link to more information and registration

 


October 2014

  • October 12-14
    2014 National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Conference
    Building Capacity: Aligning for the Future
    Location: Buena Vista Palace on the Walt Disney World Resort
    Link to more information

 

  • October 21 12-1:30 pm MT
    College and Career Ready Science Teaching Sampler
    Sponsor: National College Transition Network
    Science instruction is a perfect fit for the recent shifts in adult education instruction that focuses on college and career readiness. These shifts include building knowledge through the use of complex, content-rich informational text and attention to coherence and rigor. It's not always easy to find that content or to weave it into your curriculum, however.This interactive webinar provides a tour of free, high quality science teaching and learning resources available on the internet.
    Link to registration

 

November 2014

  • November 14-15
    CoTESOL 38th Annual Fall Convention and Exhibition
    Location: Radisson/Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast

December 2014

No events scheduled at this time


January 2015

No events scheduled at this time


February 2015

No events scheduled at this time 


March 2015


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 fawcett_d@cde.state.co.us

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