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Events for October 11 - September 27

VALRC: Family Literacy PLC


The Family Literacy PLC is a working group for programs awarded the family literacy planning grant. This group is also working with the National Center for Families Learning, a national organization dedicated to multigenerational learning within families.



The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center is facilitating a Professional Learning Community (PLC) on Integrated Education and Training (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) for practitioners who are currently implementing or planning to implement IET programming, including IELCE and PluggedInVA. In addition to topics identified in the exit tickets, this session will focus on supporting […]

VALRC: Data Office Hours


Data Office Hours is an hour long, ongoing monthly meeting for anyone involved in adult ed data collection and reporting. This session provides support for policy and practice related to NRS data collection. 1st Tuesday of Each month from 2:00–3:00 p.m.

VALRC: Teacher Leader 201 PLC


The Teacher Leader 201 PLC series is a continuation of the Teacher Leader 101 PLC series. This PLC focuses on supporting educators set and implement a goal for improving their practice.

OCTAE: National Dialogue on IELCE and Immigrant Integration


Join leadership from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in a national dialogue on the topic of Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education/Integrated Education and Training programming and its connection to immigrant integration and inclusion. The event also will introduce OCTAE’s Enhancing Access to Refugees and […]

EdTech: Staying Healthy EdTech Maker Space Project Showcase


In partnership with Florida Literacy Coalition, EdTech ran the Staying Healthy! EdTech Maker Space in which educators adapted activities from the Staying Healthy ESOL Health Literacy curriculum using Jamboard, Quizlet, and Wakelet, and aligned other language learning, reading, and listening resources to the curriculum. During this webinar, EdTech will showcase what was accomplished and how […]

LINCS: How the Brain Learns to Read


Have you ever wondered how the brain learns to read? Find out and use this knowledge to improve your reading instruction during a live one-hour event with subject matter expert Meredith Liben.  

LINCS: Coffee Break: Meeting Student Social, Emotional, & Learning Needs in Mathematics


Join the Math and Numeracy community of practice in an informal Coffee Break on the Social, Emotional Learning needs of Adult Numeracy and Mathematics Learners. The moderator will walk participants through the research and practical ways of meeting the SEL needs of our learners.  This informal session is a group discussion.  Participants will be expected […]

EdTech: Building Relevance and Engagement to Keep Learners Motivated and Moving Forward


This webinar is focused on keeping learners motivated and moving forward. Ann Marie Przybyl of Literacy New York delivers the first lightning talk, sharing strategies for teaching soft skills by Incorporating Workplace Readiness Skills Into Adult Education. Then, James Brown III of Guilford Tech Community College (NC) will share about Using Formative Assessment and Seat […]


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VALRC: Spring 2022 Professional Development Focus Group


Our mission and vision at VALRC are to ensure that the Virginia field of adult education and literacy receives innovative and effective training and resources so that adult practitioners have the best available tools and foundation to help adult learners build a better future. In order to achieve this mission, we need to hear and […]