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Events

ESOL Basics Online Course

This course is designed for adult educators who are new to teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). Registration

ACT® WorkKeys®: Turning Digital Badges into Career Currency

Virtual

This webinar that will highlight: the true value of stackable, quality credentials; digital badges and why they are important to students; the importance of building partnerships with your community and local employers; and the value of digital badges beyond the workplace. Visit this website to learn more! Register Here

LINCS: The Color of Education

Virtual

The Color of Education will explore the issue of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the correctional and reentry classrooms across our country. This engaging and interactive event will bring the issues of diversity front and center as we celebrate Black History Month. Our nationally recognized guest, Tina Moore Gilbert, will guide us through the discussion […]

VALRC: Cultural Competence in Adult Education Webinar

Virtual

This webinar will be an introduction to and overview of cultural competence in the adult education classroom. The goals of the webinar are to provide a framework for cultural competence that can impact the adult education classroom, discuss strategies for developing and self-assessing cultural competence, and present strategies for incorporating cultural competence into adult education […]

VALRC: Key Shifts Series – Teaching with Complex Texts

Virtual

Teaching with the CCRS Key Shifts is a series of workshops designed to provide evidence-based strategies for working with complexity, evidence, and knowledge. Each workshop focuses on a different English language arts/literacy key shift and encourages an interactive learning experience. Participants will engage in several activities they can take back to the classroom to help […]

LINCS: What is Dyscalculia?

Virtual

Join LINCS to discuss dyscalculia, a math disability. In this session, participants will learn more about potential signs of dyscalculia and strategies for supporting identified learners. Bring your stories and resources for supporting these learners in your classroom! Register Here

VALRC: Serving Refugees, New Americans, & Immigrants PLC

Virtual

This professional learning community (PLC) will connect adult education practitioners (regional specialists, ESOL coordinators, instructors, tutors, etc.) who are serving or expect to serve the refugee, new American, and/or immigrant populations to discuss strategies and resources for working with these learners. This session will focus on instruction, incorporating literacy at all levels and balancing learner […]

LINCS: Digital Portfolios: Grow, Create, Reflect

Virtual

Learn about the benefits of digital portfolios in the classroom, to showcase student growth, creativity, and reflection through 21st Century Learning Skills. In this hands-on session, participants will be walking away with lesson ideas for their classroom and making their own sample portfolio using Google Sites.  Visit this website to learn more! Register Here

LINCS: Teacher-Centered Coaching for Improved Literacy Outcomes

Virtual

Join this session to learn more about teacher-centered coaching for improved literacy outcomes! Coaching expert Susan Roberts, moderator of the LINCS Reading and Writing group, will share her thoughts on how to support instructors so they can help their students achieve improved reading and writing outcomes. Register Here

VALRC: IET/IELCE Instructors Professional Learning Community

Virtual

This PLC is an opportunity for integrated training and education (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics (IELCE) instructors to network and collaborate in order to develop IET/IELCE lesson plans, curriculum, learner activities, assessments, etc. The purpose of this PLC is to be responsive to and relevant for  IET/IELCE instructors as our first ever IET/IELCE […]

VALRC: The Change Agent for ABE & HSE Instruction

Online

The Change Agent is a magazine for adult educators and learners that features relevant, engaging articles -- most of them written by adult learners. In this webinar, Cynthia Peters, longtime educator and editor of The Change Agent, will introduce Virginia instructors to this standards-aligned resource and how it can be used to teach reading, writing, […]