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  1. Adult Education from the National and State Perspective 2005 Adult and Community Educators Conference September 29, 2005

  2. National News • Division of Adult Education and Literacy Office of Vocational and Adult Education U.S. Department of Education • Mike Dan, Accountability Team Leader

  3. News from National Conference of Adult Education State Directors • Reauthorization • Determining State Leadership Priorities • NRS Changes • Preparing RFP for Local Grantees • DOL Strategies for Serving Needs of Youth & Individual with Limited English Proficiency • Redesign of naturalization test • Adult Ed program Survey Report • Managed Enrollment • Helping Adult Learners Make the Transition to Postsecondary Education http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/index.html

  4. Additional National Resources • A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards http://www.adultedcontentstandards.org/howto.asp

  5. State of FL Adult Education • Teresa Bestor, Director of Special Federal Projects • (850) 245-9487 • Teresa.Bestor@fldoe.org

  6. State of FL Adult Education • Marcia Maxwell, Educational Consultant Adult Education • (850) 245-9908 • Marcia.Maxwell@fldoe.org • Operations Adult Ed. Unit • ABE Task Force • Adult Ed. Coordination and Planning Project (AECAP) Liaison • Strengthen Youth Partnerships Initiative Liaison

  7. State of FL Adult Education • Phil Anderson, Educational Consultant ESOL • (850) 245-9450 • Philip.Anderson@fldoe.org • Technical Assistance to ESOL program providers • ESOL Task Force Liaison • Manage State Leadership EL Civics projects • Content Standards Consortium Liaison

  8. State of FL Adult Education • Linda Palmer, Educational Consultant Adult Education • (850) 245-9907 • Linda.Palmer@fldoe.org • Manage State Leadership Grants • Family Literacy Practitioners’ Task Force • State and Regional Adult Literacy Resource Centers • Develop Marketing materials

  9. State of FL Adult Education • Pamela Shrestha, Educational Consultant Adult Education • (850) 245-9905 • Pamela.shrestha@fldoe.org • Liaison to GED, ASE,VPI and Adults with Learning Disabilities Practitioners’ Task Forces • Liaison to Regional Training Councils

  10. State of FL Adult Education • Christine Davis, Chief Examiner GED • (850) 245-9000 • Christine.Davis@fldoe.org • General Educational Development Testing located on DOE web page • GED web page new and improved • Revision of GED rule - fees

  11. State of FL Adult Education • Nancy Cordill, Director CTE, Adult Ed. and Apprenticeship • (850) 245-9898 • Nancy.Cordill@fldoe.org • Surveys • GED Survey – Request from Governor's Office • Distance Learning • State Leadership Profile and Products

  12. State of FL Adult Education • Focus • Student Goal Setting documentation and follow-up for NRS • Technical Assistance Paper and Training • www.nrsweb.org • Transitioning Adult Education Students to Postsecondary Education and Training • Technical Assistance and Training

  13. State of FL Adult Education • Initiatives/Studies • Florida’s Adult Education and Family Literacy Programs Funding Strategies Report • LCP Placement Study • Staff Development Communication, Collaboration and Coordination • ACE • Practitioner Task Force • Regional Training Centers • State and Regional Adult Resource/Literacy Centers

  14. And Now Here's……. • Johnny • Others

  15. Remember to……… • Look for the Good • Discover the passion • Let the “Good Times” roll • Focus on the “Doing” and the Learning will occur • Stay in the moment