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Achieving Student Success: Transitions to Post-secondary Education

This webcast focuses on methods to transition adult learners through adult education programs and on to post-secondary education.
Author(s): 
Daniel J. Miller (Moderator)
Jeffery A. Fantine
Ellen Hewett
Julie Scoskie
Ronna Spacone
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
National Institute for Literacy
Maine Adult Education
Maine Department of Education
National College Transition Network at World Education, Inc.
Jefferson County Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education, Louisville, Kentucky
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Published: 
2010
Resource Type: 
Product
Product Type: 
Skill Level: 
NRS EFL 5--ASE Low
NRS EFL 6--ASE High
Required Training: 

None

Abstract: 

This webcast focuses on methods to transition adult learners through adult education programs and on to post-secondary education. The panelists discuss strategies to promote transitions into college and career pathways, data on college enrollment, and research on college and career readiness. The webinar examines successful partnerships between local programs and colleges that ensure adult learners are ready to transition into post-secondary education through the perspectives of college and adult education programs, as well as researchers in the field.

Benefits and Uses: 
This webcast describes ways that local programs can collaborate with post-secondary institutions to transition adult education students into college and career pathways. The panelists describe effective partnerships, as well as methods to evaluate student success. This particular webinar would be especially helpful for local program administrators who seek to improve transitions for adult learners and are interested in strategies for creating partnerships with post-secondary institutions that strengthen career pathways.
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