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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 society, we help citizens realize their potential, businesses benefit and communities thrive.

News and Current Events in Adult Education:

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

Arizona Adult Education FY 2021-2024 Grant Application Notification and Interest Request

The Arizona Adult Education FY 2021-2024 Grant Application will be available in January 2020 through the ADE Grants Management Enterprise (GME) System.

Since all applications must be submitted via the ADE GME System, any organization in Arizona that is not currently funded under WIOA Title II as an adult education provider and is considering applying as a new applicant for funding to provide adult education services through the Arizona Adult Education FY 2021-2024 Grant Application should notify ADE/Adult Education Services by completing this form, AE Grant Notification and Interest Request Form, as soon as possible, and preferably prior to the release of the application in January 2020. The information collected on this form is necessary to ensure that new applicants have access to the ADE GME System and are able to submit once the application is released.

Form for interested applicants that are not currently funded can be found here: AE Grant Notification and Interest Request Form

Questions regarding the Arizona Adult Education FY 2021-2024 Grant Application process and/or obtaining access to the ADE Grants Management Enterprise (GME) System for the purpose of submitting this application should be directed to [email protected].

 

Announcements

2019 VRATE Expo
AZ Shop Talk
GED Testing Candidate Changes
Image of a poster for the upcoming 2019 VRATE Expo being hosted at the Glendale Civiv Center on 11/15 and 11/16.

The 2019 VRATE expo will be hosted at the Glendale Civic Center for two days this year: Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th. Free to the attending public. Register here.

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Our next shop talk will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

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Effective August 1, 2019, GED® testing candidates in Arizona can earn their High School Equivalency Diploma by passing the  four (4) GED® required sub-tests in English, Spanish, or a combination of the two languages. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

 

 

Other Useful Resources

Integrated Education and Training (IET)
Arizona Adult Literacy
Zip Code Project
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This article explains how Integrated Education and Training (IET) can help build the skills required to obtain employment in the construction industry. Click to read the full article.

 

 

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Arizona Adult Literacy Week 2019 was celebrated between March 3 and March 9. Find out some of the many great things our programs did to raise awareness of this very important proclamation.
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The Zip Code Project is an initiative by the Arizona Department of Education dedicated to assisting disconnected youth ages 16-24 that are neither employed nor attending school. The goal is to find them opportunities so they can succeed in life. Learn more here.

 

Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning
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The goal of the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning is to improve opportunities for educational growth by promoting and inspiring lifelong learning and adult literacy in Arizona. Learn more here.