Please use this thread to ask any questions of myself or Susan Finn Miller. You can also share your take-aways from the webinar. Or, if you have used the study circles, we'd love to hear about it! I'll also share the link to the recording here once it is available.
Advance CTE is a national non-profit organization that represents State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Advance CTE was formerly known as the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc). We support visionary state leadership and cultivate best practices to promote academic and technical excellence that ensures a career-ready workforce.
One way members of Integrating Technology, and perhaps other LINCS groups, could help each other is by sharing links to their "digital tool belts", "digital tool benches" and perhaps their "digital tool sheds". These personally curated digital tools and resources that help you as an adult basic skills (including ESL/ESOL) teacher or administrator may be useful to others. Please share a link to yours by replying to this post.
GED preparation and test programs across the country will participate in a national celebration of GED graduates on May 16. This virtual event celebrates GED graduates and all of their personal and professional accomplishments, while motivating others to pursue a GED credential.
LINCS is launching two online courses that introduce workforce preparation activities, as defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and provide strategies and resources for conducting workforce preparation activities in adult education classrooms. Join this session to learn strategies and tips for supporting teachers as they engage, in a cohort or individually, through the two self-paced online courses. The first online course is currently available in the LINCS Learning Portal. The second course will be released this summer.
Learn how to deliver this virtually facilitated online course. This course was added to the LINCS catalog in 2017, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about explicit instruction strategies for all students and for students with disabilities.
LINCS has developed three study circles that any trainer, professional developer, or instructional leader can use to guide a cohort of teachers through the use of ESL Pro materials in their classrooms. The study circle materials, including a Facilitator’s Guide and participant materials, are available on LINCS. Learn tips and strategies for leading study circles in each of the ESL Pro topic areas: digital literacy, career pathways, and rigor!
Dr. J. Luke Wood, Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Education in the College of Education at San Diego State University and the keynote speaker from the November 2017 Minority Serving Community College Convening will be presenting at the Decolonizing Practice and Promoting Racial Justice in Community Colleges conference on July 26, 2018 from 9:15 to 10 am CT.