Today marks the beginning of Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) Week! Stakeholders around the country are using the week of Sept. 26 – Oct. 1 to promote awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy.
The goal of #AEFLWeek is to increase access to adult education and family literacy programs for the 36 million U.S. adults with low literacy skills. As shared a few days ago, the LINCS Learner Center is a great tool to accomplish just that: it connects adult learners to resources to improve their literacy levels, math and English competency, and job skills, among others. It even helps adult learners locate educational programs in their communities. Don’t be shy: Tell your friends and colleagues about it!< /a>
Be sure to follow along with the LINCS Community and weigh in on ways to enhance adult education and family literacy:
- Adult English Language Learners Group: “Library Brings Together Recent Immigrants and Long-time Residents”
- Diversity and Literacy: “Professional Development on the Cultures of our Students, and the Cultures We and our Students Need to Learn About”
- Reading and Writing: “ESL Pro: What a Resource!”
For more information and to follow events in real time, use the hashtag #AEFLWeek and follow us @LINCS_ED.
Let's celebrate and grow along with our learners! Leecy