Monthly Archives: June 2013

Got Youth Info?

Many of us working with young people have been there at one time or another: the frustrating search of multiple web sites to find information related to youth programming. What grants are available? What does the latest research tell us?  … Continue reading

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Join a Webcast from the Correctional Education Association Conference

Participate in the live webcast on Adult Career Pathways in Correctional Education and Re-entry Programs by tuning in online and submitting questions via social media. The event will be held July 1, 2013 from 2:15 – 3:15pm EDT. Host Laura Lanier, Division Director, Kratos Learning, … Continue reading

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Transforming CTE for the Global Economy

Johan Uvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Policy and Strategic Initiatives for OVAE, was a featured panelist at the 2013 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference in Austin, TX on June 18.  The session, which focused on “Transforming Career and Technical Education … Continue reading

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Get the Facts on Adult English Language Programs

Did you know adult English language learners nationally make up 40 percent of the adult education population served? Which states have the highest percentage of English as a second language (ESL) students? Did you know the majority of adult ESL … Continue reading

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Announcing the Principal Ambassador Fellowship

Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Education blog. The Department of Education is proud to announce that the first-ever Principal Ambassador Fellowship has officially launched! The Principal Ambassador Fellowship has been modeled after the Teacher Ambassador Fellowship that the Department has offered since 2008. Secretary … Continue reading

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College and Career-Ready Conversations in South Seattle

Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Education blog. “Tonight, I’m announcing a new challenge: to redesign America’s high schools so they better equip graduates for the demands of a high-tech economy.”   - President Barack Obama, February 12. 2013 When President Obama … Continue reading

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Adult Learners Share Stories of Personal Triumph

Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Education blog. The inspiration for Alma Miller to obtain her GED started with a simple statement from her youngest son: “Mom I challenge you to finish your GED.” Attaining the GED would be no easy … Continue reading

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Join a Webcast from the Career Clusters Institute

Participate in the the live webcast on Applying Lessons Learned from Career Technical Education to Adult Career Pathways by tuning in online and submitting questions via social media. The event will be held tomorrow, June 11, 2013 from 8:45 – 9:45 AM CDT. On … Continue reading

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Join a Discussion on Standards in Adult Education

Join a week-long event on LINCS.ed.gov  to explore Kentucky’s Strategic Initiative to implement Common Core standards in adult education.  The event begins with a free webinar on Monday, June 24  from 2:00-3:00pm ET; click here to register. The webinar will be followed … Continue reading

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Next week: OVAE at the National Career Clusters Institute

OVAE will be sharing updates and information at the 2013 National Career Clusters Institute in Fort Worth, Texas next week. Hosted by the National Career Technical Foundation of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), … Continue reading

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