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Welcome to the Virginia
Adult Learning Resource Center.

We provide adult education and literacy resources, publications, and training for adult education practitioners in Virginia.

Our Mission: To equip the field of adult education and literacy with essential skills and resources by delivering innovative and effective training, publications, curriculum design, and program development.

Our Vision: That the field of adult education and literacy will have the best available tools and training to help adult learners build a better future.

Events

This section of the website contains all of the Professional Development opportunities currently scheduled, inlcuding trainings, webinars, and conferences.

Access the Virginia Learning Center (VLC).

What's New

July 2020 Tech Tuesday

Wakelet is a platform that allows teachers to gather, organize, and curate digital materials to share with students. Wakelet enables users to share tweets, PDFs, videos, and links to websites. We even embedded a Wakelet into our webpage to demonstrate its use.

Website Spotlight

New Research Article!

Dr. Margaret Patterson has a new article entitled “PIAAC numeracy skills and home use among adult English learners" published in the Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy.

Communities

Stay up to date with important events and advances in the field of adult education. In this section you will find links to our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Stories from the Field, Update on Adult Education podcast, and Youtube pages. You can also sign up here for our Adult Educators listserv.

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