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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

TitleFirstLastTitleAppointed ByInstitution
Ms.KateAndersonCoordinator of IT & AssessmentESESABES
Mr.ErnestBestExecutive DirectorLegislationMassachusetts Alliance of Adult Learners
Ms.JamieCamachoDirectorESEMA Dept of Corrections-Div of Inmate Training & Education
Ms.MaureenCarneySenior Workforce Development StrategistLegislationMassachusetts American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations
Ms.BarbaraEndelDirectorESEJobs For The Future
Ms.BarbaraKrol-SinclairDirectorESEIntergenerational Literacy Program - Chelsea, ELC
Ms.PatriciaMarshallDeputy CommissionerLegislationMassachusetts Department of Higher Education
Mr.JeffreyMcLynchPresidentESEMass Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE)
Ms.StacyRandellDirector Adult EducationLegislation - ABE Directors' CouncilNorth Shore Community College
Ms.MarySarrisExecutive DirectorLegislationNorth Shore Workforce Investment Board
Ms.Ana LiriaTizol CantorStudentESEIntergenerational Literacy Program - Chelsea, ELC
Cliff ChuangDESESenior Associate Commissioner  
Wyvonne Stevens-CarterDESEActing AE State Director  
Toby MaguireDESEAssistant AE Director  

*Bold Co-Chair*

FY18-FY19 Meeting Schedule

January 18, 20191:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 301Download Word Document
March 29, 20191:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoom 301Download Word Document
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: June 21, 2019
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