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Adult Education Advisory Council

The Adult Education (AE) Advisory Council advises the Commissioner of Education on matters pertinent to the development of AE in the Commonwealth. To accomplish that goal, the Council will:

  • assess statewide trends and needs;
  • seek public and professional input;
  • analyze information regarding Adult Basic Education;
  • advise and make recommendations regarding legislation, regulations and program guidelines; and,
  • provide other programmatic recommendations, as it deems necessary, to fulfill the goals established by the Board of Education.

FY2018-2019 Council Members

Mr. Ernest BestExecutive DirectorMassachusetts Alliance of Adult Learners
Designated by legislation
Ms. Maureen CarneySenior Workforce Development StrategistMassachusetts American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations
Designated by legislation
Ms. Christine CordioDirector Adult EducationClinton Adult Learning Center
Designated by legislation
Ms. Jamie CamachoDirectorMA Dept. of Corrections-Div. of Inmate Training & Education
Ms. Barbara EndelSenior DirectorJobs For The Future
Ms. Patricia MarshallDeputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Student SuccessMassachusetts Department of Higher Education
Designated by legislation
Mr. Jeff McLynchDirectorMassachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE)
Ms. Mary SarrisExecutive DirectorNorth Shore Workforce Investment Board
Designated by legislation
Ms. Barbara Krol-SinclairDirectorIntergenerational Literacy Program - Chelsea, ELC

*Name of council chairperson appears in bold type.

FY18-FY19 Meeting Schedule

January 18, 20191:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 301
March 29, 20191:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 301
June 21, 20191:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 301

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Contact Information

Wyvonne Stevens-Carter
Acting State Adult Education Director
Phone: 781-338-3835

Last Updated: November 30, 2018
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