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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

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Diversity, Equity-Minded Practice, PROGRESS, VALRC

Building Diversity Among Volunteers in Community-Based Literacy Organizations

“We have shared resources, struggles, concerns, and over the past six months, we have used each other as sounding boards for new ideas and best practices.” Team CBLO Remix by… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Equity-Minded Practice, Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC, Virginia Department of Education

New Solutions in New Times

From the Virginia Department of Education We are so appreciative of everyone who said yes to participating in the AE&L ReMix challenge teams and investing their time… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Career Pathways, IET, Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

Connecting Students & Employers

Caesars Entertainment is bringing more than 2,000 jobs to the region with the construction of their new casino in Danville. “When creating IETs that could be… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, Accessibility, AE&L Conference, Digital Literacy, Equity-Minded Practice, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC, Virtual Learning

Best Virtual Practices

“Using the AE&L Conference ReMix Team Challenge online support process provided by the VALRC (Google site, milestones, on track, and stay organized, PBL site, & focus question techniques); we identified… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Equity-Minded Practice, Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

How Can Registration & Intake Processes be Streamlined in an Equitable Manner?

“Our peer coach, William (Bill) Creighton, was instrumental in providing guidance to use the milestones provided by AE&L to set goals/objectives and remain on a timeline.” Team Registration Remix How… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, HSE, Instruction, Program Management, PROGRESS, Student Retention, VALRC

Multi-Tiered System of Support 2020 Style

“Working on this project was very powerful for our team. It helped us to look at our program with a fresh perspective, improve our instructional delivery and design for our… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Family Engagement, Instruction, Literacy, Outreach & Engagement, Program Management, PROGRESS, Science, VALRC

Science-Based Stories & Hands-On Experiments to Engage Families & Advance Literacy Skills

“The project-based learning (PBL) approach was really helpful in setting some concrete goals and stopping to evaluate along the way. Projects never go according to plan so having the time… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Culturally Responsive Education, Equity-Minded Practice, Peer Coaching, Professional Development, Professional Learning Community, PROGRESS, VALRC

VALRC’s Teacher Leader PLC & the AE&L Peer Coaching Experience

“I absolutely loved the peer support. What a fabulous concept. I found great value from having someone with a different perspective who was willing to jump in and “claim” the… Read More

June 2021 / 2021 AE&L Conference ReMix, AE&L Conference, Diversity, Equity-Minded Practice, PROGRESS, VALRC

Making Festival of Cultures a Virtual Event

“The AE&L ReMix Team Challenge provided us the perfect structure to help us meet the challenge and stay true to the heart of the Festival.” Team TJACE@PVCC by Natalie Detert… Read More

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