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June 23rd, 2017

Welcome to Adult Education Services

Arizona Adult Education Services provides comprehensive literacy services to learners 16 years of age and older who are not enrolled in a K-12 school. It offers access to quality educational opportunities to support employment, job training and higher education aspirations. By assisting adult learners to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in [Read more…]

June 28th, 2017

New year, new grants!

We’re looking forward to supporting the programs who were successful in our RFGA and RFGA-S process! Arizona Department of Education Adult Education Services will be working to help providers support the thousands of adult learners throughout our state.

June 28th, 2017

Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a pedagogical approach that takes into consideration each students individuality, ensuring there is flexibility in how lessons are delivered and how students can respond to the lessons¹. In doing so, it overcomes the barriers associated with more traditional, inflexible teaching curricula². Not only that, UDL was defined in the [Read more…]

March 5th, 2017

Adult Literacy Week

Governor Ducey has proclaimed March 5 – 11, 2017 as Arizona Adult Literacy Week to encourage and promote lifelong learning. Why is literacy important? Research has shown that people who improve their basic literacy often see improvements in job opportunities and earning potential. This enhances their quality of life and adds further benefits to their [Read more…]