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Practices with Promise
February 25, 2016
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Article1This Week's Webinar: Planning Instructions for2016-17 & Other Changes
This week's webinar will focus on updates on planning instructions for 2016-17 and other changes. It's this Friday, February 26 from 12-1 p.m. and will be recorded and posted to the  AEBG Webinar series page. Visit that page or see below for directions on connecting to the webinar.  

  • Dial your telephone conference line: (888) 886-3951
  • Cell phone users dial: 913-312-3202
  • Enter your passcode: 314393
  • Go to http://www.cccconfer.org/
  • Click the Meetings tab at the top of the screen or the Join a Class or Meeting Button at the bottom of the screen
  • Locate your meeting and click Connect
  • Fill out the form using passcode 314393 and click Connect
Please note that some participants have been having trouble connecting to CCCConfer webinars possibly due to a system upgrade to Windows 10. If you are having trouble connecting, or have in the past, please contact CCCConfer Client Services so that they can provide assistance. You can contact them by phone at 1-760-744-1150 ext. 1537 or 1554, or by email at clientservices@cccconfer.org.
Article4Checkout the New Consortium Directory Added to Website and Let Us Know About Changes
Visit the  Consortia tab on aebg.cccco.edu to take a look at our new consortia directory. Click on the icon in the details column to see more information on a region including contact information, members, and submitted documents. 

Please take a few moments to review the information for your region and if you see errors, scroll down to the bottom of your region's details page and find the red exclamation point icon.  Click on "Tell Us" and complete the web form to let us know of any changes that need to be made.  

Stay tuned for more updates to this new feature!

Article3Have Questions or Comments? Send them to AEBG@cccco.edu
Have questions or comments regarding AEBG? Please help us help you by sending any questions or comments to aebg@cccco.edu rather than directly to Neil Kelly or Carmen Martinez-Calderon.  Sending them to the AEBG inbox helps us get back to you more quickly and efficiently!

Article5Practices with Promise Spotlight
 Solano Adult Education Consortium: Collaborating for Staff Development
The Solano Adult Education Consortium is comprise of Benicia Unified School District, Dixon Unified School District, Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, Solano Community College, Travis Unified School District, Vacaville Unified School District, Vallejo City Unified School District, and Winters Joint Unified School District.

The Solano Consortium wanted to expand the collegial relationship between Solano Community College faculty and k-12 adult education teachers that began with the meetings held to create the consortium plan.

The Solano Community College Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Student Success strongly supported collaboration between Solano Community College faculty and Solano k-12 adult education programs. Solano Community College invited adult education teachers to join with Solano Community College faculty in a staff development program, the ACE Experiential Learning Institute (FELI), focused on development of instructional and support strategies to meet the needs of adult learners, needs identified in the AB86 collaborative planning work. Read more about their solution and the outcome on aebgpracticeswithpromis.com!

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Article7Practices with Promise: An Overview for Those Who Have Yet to Submit
The AEBG Practices with Promise site is a tool that allows regional consortia to share promising practices in adult education that are currently in use and proven to work across the state. These practices include current initiatives, pilot programs, or strategies employed in your region for any or all of the program areas as well as practices that have helped your planning process be a success.
We want to hear your stories and we want you to share your promising practices with your colleagues in adult education. Visit AEBGpracticeswithpromise.com to submit your story today!

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