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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 is now… Read More

April 2022 / Beginning Literacy, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT

Introducing The Voices of Virginia’s Adult Learners

The Inaugural Issue Hear the many voices of learners, both native-born and immigrant, putting their creative writing center stage. The variety of forms and… Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Outreach & Engagement, Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

Just1_2GO Virginia GED® Campaign

by Katherine Hansen “Together we can bring every one of our adult learners across the finish… Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Professional Development, PROGRESS, Virtual Learning, Webinar

Creating Opportunities through the Evolving GED® Test Program

by Adora Beard The GED® test program is evolving to become more learner-centric which remains essential to helping learners develop their skills for postsecondary education… Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Math, Outreach & Engagement, Program Management, PROGRESS, Student Retention

Math Boot Camps: From Struggle to Success

by Letisha Woods “Learners would be more likely to pass their exam if their deficiencies were targeted and specific interventions created to… Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, PROGRESS, Stories from the Field, VALRC

Stories from the Field: Courtney Green

Did you know that the VALRC website has a section entitled “Stories from the Field”? Our current highlight is GED® graduate Courtney Green… Read More

March 2022 / ESOL, GED®, HSE, Instruction, Outreach & Engagement, Program Management, PROGRESS

Spanish GED® Recruitment

Spanish GED® Recruitment In July 2021, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Virginia Department of Education released Director’s Memo NO. 037-21 clarifying that… Read More

March 2022 / ESOL, GED®, HSE, Instruction, PROGRESS

Nuevo Programa de GED® en Staunton City y el Condado de Augusta Creando Oportunidades Para Adultos Hispanohablantes

New GED® Program in Staunton City & Augusta County Creates Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking Adults by Jessica Chenoweth It is exciting to have the… Read More

March 2022 / HSE, Instruction, PROGRESS

10 Important Things to Know About the NEDP

by Janita McNemar The NEDP is the National External Diploma Program, owned and operated by the non-profit assessment company CASAS. You may have heard the name NEDP… Read More

March 2022 / HSE, Instruction, PROGRESS

What they Don’t Tell You in NEDP Training

by Nancy Companion, Lynn Winfrey, & Ann Butler NANCY: If we were sitting down together to talk about the National External Diploma Program, these are some… Read More

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