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Are You an Adult Education Innovator? Apply for National Recognition!

November 30, 2020

Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Logo Image of a college campus with four adult students Apply Now for OCTAE's Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Project  Deadline: January 31, 2021Calling all adult education programs! Do you think you have an innovative adult education practice? Tell us about it and you could be nationally recognized, showcased through LINCS, and use the recognition to support your efforts to secure future funding! We’re accepting submissions for the current application period until January 31, 2021. Use the Checklist for Innovative Practices  to see if your practice meets the project’s definition of innovative. Questions? Contact us at innovation@lincs.ed.gov.

Just Published: Compendium of Innovative Practices

October 15, 2020

Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Logo Three adult students typing Download Now Compendium of Innovative Practices: Secondary Credentialing Programs for AdultsCheck out the LINCS Resource Collection for the recently published Compendium of Innovative Practices: Secondary Credentialing Programs for Adults, featuring four innovative secondary credentialing programs. Adult education State staff, program administrators, instructors and staff, workforce development staff, federal agency staff, and adult education researchers can use the Compendium of Innovative Practices to learn about new and enhanced approaches for adults to earn a secondary credential that include occupational training or earning of postsecondary credits as part of the credentialing option, or that involve web-based delivery of a credentialing program. 

Meet the Innovators in Secondary Credentialing!

September 21, 2020

Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Logo Hand holding a lit light bulb Meet the Innovators in Adult Education Round 1 Showcase Webinar Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 pm ETIt’s National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (NAEFL)! The Advancing Innovation project is excited to announce our first round of innovators in adult education. Four practices were selected for their innovative approaches for adults to attain a secondary credential while developing career-readiness skills, earning college credits, or obtaining an occupational certificate in a career pathway. Explore the Gallery of Practices for short profiles of the innovators in secondary credentialing for adult learners.