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  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Education Launches $1 Million Future Finder Challenge to Reimagine Career Navigation for Adult Learners (Blog posted: 10/06/2022)
    PRESS RELEASE U.S. Department of Education Launches $1 Million Future Finder Challenge to Reimagine Career Navigation for Adult Learners Multistage challenge will advance digital tools that meet the unique needs of adult learners SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov Today, in recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is proud to launch Stage 1 of the Future Finder Challenge, a $1 million…
  • Technology-Based Coaching in Adult Education (TBCAE) Final Report and Toolkit (Resource posted: 09/23/2022)
    The TBCAE Toolkit is designed to assist adult education program administrators, program staff, and state staff in planning and implementing text messaging that supports adult education learners’ program participation and attainment of education outcomes. The toolkit comprises of five main sections: Introduction to Toolkit and Overview of TBCAE Project: Overview of the TBCAE project approach and implementation and implementation and an overview of the tools, checklists, forms, and resources…
  • Tipping Points and Tripping Points: Juggling Security, Access, and Equity in an Evolving Landscape (Event posted: 09/20/2022)
    From ATP Global's New World of Testing Webinar Series:  Testing programs are facing more regulatory and public scrutiny today than ever before. Effectively juggling evolving data privacy regulations, information security standards, exam security needs, and increased expectations around diversity, equity, and inclusion requires our industry to challenge long-standing practices and to think creatively about the intersection of these issues. Failure to do so can create tipping points and tripping…
  • The Rapid Response, Innovation, and Challenges of Sustainability in the Time of COVID-19: Reports from the Field (Resource posted: 09/14/2022)
    A new report that explores how adult education programs have adapted over time to the constantly changing conditions in programs caused by ongoing but inconsistent and sporadic COVID-19 infections and local policies governing public health. The report also looks at lessons learned after more than a year of remote teaching.
  • Digital Resilience in the American Workforce: Technical Assistance Pilot Program (Resource posted: 09/14/2022)
    The Technical Assistant (TA) Pilot Program is a training program for instructors in adult digital literacy programs whose work is funded under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), as well as state professional development leaders. The pilot offers participants an opportunity to engage in peer learning and develop plans for using materials created by the DRAW team to enhance digital literacy instruction and make supplementary resources available to adult education learners. This…