Monthly Archives: April 2013

Register for OVAE’s May 14 Webinar on the Role of Community Colleges in Career Pathways Systems

Update: Registration is now open for the webinar.  Click here to register. The third event in OVAE’s 2013 community college webinar series will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT.  Building on the National Dialogue … Continue reading

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Pay for Success Financing

The President’s 2014 Budget Proposal includes several Pay for Success pilots. The Office of Management and Budget at the White House says the following about this new way of financing: “Pay for Success is an innovative way of partnering with … Continue reading

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TAACCCT Round Three Is on the Street!

On April 19th, the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, announced the availability of $474.5 million to create and expand innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses to educate and train workers with the … Continue reading

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CTE State Directors Convene in Washington, D.C.

On April 17th, we had the opportunity to host the 2013 Meeting of the State Directors of Career and Technical Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Presentation materials and other resources shared during the meeting can be found on … Continue reading

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USCIS Grant Opportunity for Adult ESL and Civics

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new grant opportunity for up to $250,000 over a two year performance period. Eligible organizations include non-profit or public organizations that have experience providing ESL and citizenship instruction to adults. More information about … Continue reading

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College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education

Last week OVAE released the highly-anticipated report, College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education. The work is the result of a nine-month process that examined the Common Core State Standards from the perspective of adult education. It was funded … Continue reading

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OVAE Programs in the President’s FY14 Budget

In case you missed it, the President’s FY14 Budget was released last week. This past Tuesday, a special edition of OVAE Connection analyzed OVAE programs in the budget. Check out the detailed analysis here.

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Yesterday’s Dropouts are Today’s Adult Learners

Tune in to Washington, DC’s public radio station, WAMU  (88.5 FM; HD 88.5-1), to hear a week-long series, called Yesterday’s Dropouts, which explores the struggles adults face when they leave school without a diploma and the challenges they overcome. Several DC-area … Continue reading

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April 16: Making Sense of Decoding Webinar and Discussion

LINCS is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT featuring the publication: Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling: An Adult Reading Course of Study. This research-based literacy intervention is geared toward adult educators who teach reading … Continue reading

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Webinar Recap: Community Colleges and Correctional/Reentry Education

OVAE hosted the second event in its 2013 Community College Webinar Series on Wednesday, April 10 in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT).  This event focused on emerging community … Continue reading

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