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Teaching Skills That Matter Adult Education Virtual Conference, June 16–17, 2020

To:Program Directors, and Adult Education Teachers in Community Adult Learning Centers and Correctional Institutions
From:Wyvonne Stevens-Carter, Adult Education State Director
Date:June 10, 2020

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is offering a FREE 2-day professional development learning experience to help adult educators across the country learn how to Teach the Skills that Matter (TSTM) to adult learners.

Topics include:

  • Integrating the Skills that Matter
  • Focus on topics that matter: workforce preparation, digital learning, civics education, financial literacy, and health literacy.
  • Applying approaches that work:
    • Contextualized and Integrated Instruction
    • Problem-Based Learning
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Instruction to support economic, civic, and digital inclusion in a disrupted world
  • Utilizing TSTM in the correctional environment
  • The program director's role in implementing TSTM.

Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy, US Department of Education

To view the schedule of the conference, please visit 2020 TSTM Virtual Conference Schedule and Conference Presenters.

To register, please visit Teaching the Skills That Matter Virtual Conference.

For any questions about this event, please email Dana Varzan-Parker .

Last Updated: June 10, 2020

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