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Step Into the SPOTLIGHT!

SPOTLIGHT is an exciting new annual online publication that seeks to shine a light on adult education learners, their experiences, and their learning through the creative process.

To hear about some educators’ and learners’ experiences taking part in our first issue, listen to episodes 10 & 11 of our Voices from the Field podcast. Submissions are currently closed, but you can find more information about SPOTLIGHT by reading our FAQs and Call for Submissions.

Scroll down to view our second annual issue of SPOTLIGHT, published in spring 2023. Or keep scrolling to see our first issue, SPOTLIGHT 2022. Looking for certain types of writing or pieces on a particular topic? Use our sortable, spreadsheet-formatted index.

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May 2023 / SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT 2023 Shines A Light on Adult Learners

  The second issue of SPOTLIGHT, Virginia’s annual anthology of writing by adult education learners, is now online. SPOTLIGHT aims to shine a light on… Read More

November 2022 / ELA, ESOL, GED®, HSE, Instruction, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT, VALRC

SPOTLIGHT – Call for Submissions

Step Into the SPOTLIGHT!  What is SPOTLIGHT? SPOTLIGHT is an exciting, statewide annual online publication that seeks… Read More

May 2022 / ELA, ESOL, Instruction, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT, VALRC, Voices from the Field

Voices from the Field: Instructor & Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication & Writing into the Adult Education Classroom

VALRC is back with a new podcast, “Instructor and Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication and Writing into the Adult Education Classroom” which… Read More

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