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COABE: IELCE in Action: Preparing Adult Multilingual Learners for High-Demand Machining Jobs


Designing an Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) program can be daunting. Learn how Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College’s Workforce Preparation and Introduction to Machining program is preparing multilingual language learners for entry-level employment in the high-demand field of machining. This engaging, visual-rich webinar will provide an overview of a successful IELCE program, including program […]

LINCS: Cross-Cultural Approaches to Digital Literacy


If viewed as a new language, digital literacy is similarly impacted by the cultural and social needs that a learner brings into the classroom. Join our guest presenter, Sarah Haroon Sualehi, PhD Candidate, Texas A&M, to explore what English language instructors can do to understand the social and cultural needs of your students and bridge […]

LINCS: Storytelling as an Instructional Strategy


Join the LINCS Community Teaching and Learning group for a presentation by Dr. Natalia Balyasnikova from York University, as she delves into the transformative power of storytelling in the realm of adult learning. Dr. Balyasnikova's research focuses on the English language learning experiences of older immigrants in community-based settings, utilizing innovative narrative ethnographic methods. Don't […]

VDOE 2024 Data Office Hours


An (optional) Office Hour for discussing how programs might incorporate the Portal into their student intake and data flow will be held July 22, 1:30-3 p.m. Join at this link, […]

2024 GED Conference


GED Testing Service®'s annual conference offers opportunities for learning, inspiration, and new perspectives. The 2024 Conference will be held in Long Beach, California. Offerings include a Train the Trainer session, information on the GED® mobile app and GED® analytics, Spanish language sessions, celebrations of GED® graduates, and a focus on Integrated Education and Training. Learn […]

LINCS: Contextualizing Employability Skills


Would you like to learn more about contextualizing employability skills for deeper learning? During the month of July, LINCS encourages adult educators to complete the 1.5 hour online/on-demand course Workforce Preparation Activities in the Classroom: Contextualizing Employability Skills for Deeper Learning. At this live event, we will further discuss what we learned in the course and […]

LACES Data Training – Invitation only

The Arboretum 300 Arboretum Place, Richmond, VA

By invitation only, more information is forthcoming. Please be sure to visit the LACES resource page for updates.

LINCS: Understanding the Science of Reading


Confused about the Science of Reading (SOR) and how to apply its principles to instruction in your adult education program? Join LINCS moderators Steve Schmidt, Dr. Carmine Stewart, and Dr. […]

IDEAL Consortium Open Conference


The Innovating Digital Education in Adult Learning (IDEAL) Consortium is excited to announce that registration for The IDEAL Edtech Innovations Open Conference is now available! The IDEAL Edtech Innovations Conference […]

Office of New Americans: Shaping our Immigrants Future


Join a special presentation by the Immigrant Services Team of the Office of New Americans for an overview of Virginia's immigrant population. Get ready to explore the vibrant immigrant community […]


The 2024 VAACE annual conference is in person this year in Charlottesville October 21 - 23.