2014 Adult Education Breakout Sessions

* By Invitation Only *

Tuesday, June 17

See Conference Agenda for morning activities

11:45 – 12:30 PM   Welcome: Karen Liersch, Deputy Associate Superintendent, Adult Education, ADE
Presidio II & III

Q & A Plenary Session for Adult Educators

1:45 – 3:15 PM   General Session #1
Digital Literacy & Problem Solving Using Technology
♦ Dr. David Rosen, Adult Education Consultant
Handout: PowerPoint

3:30 – 5:00 PM   General Session #2
National College Transition Network (NCTN): Aligning Organization Practice with College& Career Readiness Goals
♦ Priyanka Sharma and Ellen Hewett, World Education-NCTN
♦ Beverly Wilson, Adult Education Services, ADE

Handouts: PowerPoint | Informational Interview Guide.doc | Lesson Planning Template.doc | College Awareness Assessment.doc | Curriculum Guide-Integrating Career Awareness | Influence of Family and Friends


Wednesday, June 18

See Conference Agenda for morning activities

10:00 – 11:30 AM   General Session #3
National College Transition Network (NCTN): Career Exploration & Planning- Integrating Career Awareness into Program Operations Using an Evidence Based College & Career Readiness Practice
♦ Priyanka Sharma, NCTN
Handouts: PowerPoint | Career and Education Planning Worksheet.doc

1:00 – 2:30 PM   General Session #4
Edmentum: System Components to Support Diverse Learning Environments
♦ David Disko, Edmentum Trainer
Handout: Edmentum AIS WalkThrough.docx

2:45 – 4:15 PM   General Session #5
GEDTS: The 2014 GED Program
♦ Scott Salesses, Pearson Vue-GED Testing
Handout: PowerPoint


Thursday, June 19

See Conference Agenda for morning activities

9:45 – 11:15 AM   General Session #6
National College Transition Network (NCTN): Supporting Learner Persistence & Motivation
♦ Priyanka Sharma, World Education-NCTN
Handouts: PowerPoint | Persistence Strategies by Program Area and Driver.doc

11:15 – 12:45 PM   General Session #7
National College Transition Network (NCTN): Supporting Learner Persistence & Motivation
♦ Ellen Hewett, Director, National College Transition Network
Handouts: PowerPoint | Partners Handout | Elevator Speech | Mapping Tool.doc

1:15 – 2:15 PM   General Session #8
Edmentum: Overview of Online PLATO Curriculum for ELAA Learners
♦ David Disko, Edmentum Trainer
Handouts: Content Overview with Screenshots.doc | ESL Solutions Flyer | ESL Reading Mate | Reading Mate Library Flyer

2:15 – 2:30 PM   Participant Reflections & Wrap-Up

Updated 6/16/2014