2013 Adult Education Breakout Sessions

*By Invitation Only*

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Monday, June 24, 2013 (Adult Education Pre-Conference)
8:30 am – 9:30 am

Transformational Leadership
Canyon III – Lobby Level
♦ Karen Liersch
Handouts: Strategic Plan Overview | System Actions | Profession Actions | Instruction Actions

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Be a Powerful Adult Education Leader
Canyon III – Lobby Level
♦ National College Transition Network
Handouts: PowerPoint | Agenda | Adult College Completion Tool Kit | Establishing an Evidence-based Adult Education System  | Building on Current Program Elements | Assessing the Environment | College and Career Readiness Model | Math Research | Reading Research | Writing Research | Additional Resources | Summer 2013 Publications

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Session I 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Heightening Adult Education Students’ Aspirations and Goals
Verbena – Terrace Level East
♦ National College Transition Network
Handouts: PowerPoint | Academic Readiness Worksheet | Career Readiness Worksheet College Readiness Worksheet | Personal Readiness Worksheet | Transitioning SkillsSMART Goal Worksheet | Where Does Time Go? | This is a Test | College Awareness Assessment

Session II 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Transitioning to Arizona’s College and Career Readiness Standards – English Language Arts
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Susan Pimentel
Handouts: PowerPoint | Arizona Adult Education ELA Content Standards | Lincoln and Churchill Speeches Text Complexity Qualitative Rubric | Evidence Guide

Session III 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Transitioning to Arizona’s College and Career Readiness Standards – Mathematics
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Susan Pimentel
Handouts: PowerPoint | Arizona Adult Education Math Content Standards | Major Work of the ABE Levels | Focus Activity Worksheet | Evidence Guide

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Session I 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Arizona’s Adult Education Teacher Standards and You:  What Do They Mean for Adult Education?
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Susan Pimentel & Beverly Wilson
Handout: PowerPoint

Session II 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Participants’ Choice
Click here to view descriptions for Wednesday’s Session II breakouts. Click here to view Wednesday’s Leading Change At-a-Glance session grid.

Session III 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

PLATO for Academic Readiness and Response
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Mitchell Welch
Handouts: Arizona Adult Education Distance Learning Guidance | Strategic Plan Overview

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Session I 9:30 am – 11:00 am

There’s No Wrong Path…Just Get On One:  A College and Career Pathways Panel
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Stephanie Chapman
Handouts: PowerPoint | Agenda | AzCIS Programs of Study | AzCIS Password Changes Guide | AzCIS Occupations Update

Session II 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

PLATO – Laying the Foundation
Verbena – Terrace Level East

♦ Mitchell Welch
Handouts: Plato Courseware Overview | Edmentum Assessments Overview | Beyond High School Library | Post-Secondary Academic Library