As implementation of WIOA moves forward, Integrated Education & Training (IET) has become a big topic of conversation. The National College Transition Network (NCTN) has developed a free webinar series on the topic. Two have already occurred and are archived on the NCTN website (IET in Rural Settings and IET within ESL); the third webinar is upcoming in January (Tested Strategies and New Endeavors). See links below to access webinars and resources.
Consider joining the upcoming webinar listed below. The announcement made me wonder what community college entrepreneur institutes or units might have to offer students. Is it something you hear about?
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GED Testing Service is offering two webinars so you can learn how some of the most successful correctional institutions are preparing teachers, and their students, for the GED® test. Click here to learn more and register for the 11 a.m. Central, or 2 p.m. Central, session on Sept. 20. The informative webinars will feature corrections practitioners from Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota.
I've lifted the announcement below from the LINCS Science CoP. The OER available for basic science and special topics, like anatomy and nutrition, are very impressive so I hope you will sign up. After the webinar, we can compare notes, share ideas, and share additional health-related links.
Dear LINCS EBPD, Math and Numeracy, and College and Career Standards Groups,
On February 1st, from 2 - 3:30 PM EST, Kentucky Educational Television (KET), the nation’s largest statewide public broadcasting network, will host an interactive webinar and discussion on effectively incorporating video resources into adult education classrooms. Presenters from KET will provide best practices for integrating video and multimedia resources, as well as introduce several free online resources for GED testing, math and numeracy, and workplace interview skills.
Are you getting lots of questions from students about financial aid? MEFA (Massachusetts Education Financing Authority) has a webinar to provide clarity, information, and important updates you need to know.
On Monday, February 2nd at 10am EST, they will provide an overview of the Financial Aid National Landscape and Regulatory Updates. They will review:
On January 21, 2015, Real World Literacy and the Common Core community on edWeb.net presented a webinar from McMurdo Station, Antarctica. You can still view this webinar, showing science teacher and National Science Foundation penguin researcher Jean Pennycook, at http://home.edweb.net/special-antarctica-report/