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July 6, 2016
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Join Us for Two Webinars This Week
Join us this week for a double dose. Today, Wednesday, July 6th at 12:00PM there will be a special webinar overview on the AEBG portal for annual plan and data submission.  On Friday, July 8th at 12:00PM there will be a webinar on an Immigrant Workforce Training Program.  
Both webinars 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 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.

Article12016-17 Annual Plan Template and Guidance, Portal Now Accessable
A reminder that 2016-17 Annual Plans are due on August 15th.  Join us for today's webinar on how to access the portal and submit your annual plan. 

Article1Student Data Collection Guidance Released
See the link below to review the instructions for the 15-16 AEBG Student Data Collection.  Tables have been released and are available on the AEBG Web Portal. The student data will be entered via the AEBG Portal by August 1, 2016. Join us for today's webinar for information on how to submit the student data.
Article1AEBG Data and Accountability

Instructions and Guidance
The AEBG Office has released the AEBG Data and Accountability instructions.  The funding will be used to:
  • Resolve AEBG data collection needs required by AB104, 
  • Foster regional and local system integration, coordinate regional intake, assessment, and referral, 
  • Ultimately connect to a state level AEBG Data System.
Instructions have been released (see below or CLICK HERE). Budget and work plans will be due by December 20, 2017. Funding is good through December 31, 2017 with a final expenditure and progress report due in January 2018 and close out report in February 2018. Budgets, expenditures, and progress will be reported, using a separate code (15-328-XX), via the current online reporting system (used under AB86, and currently being used by AB104). 
Important documents and events concerning this funding: 
See the link to the allocations by consortia. Please note - both columns on the data and accountability funding sheet (including the unspent funding) will be tracked and included on the data and accountability workplans, budgets, and online tracking of expenses & progress.
Upcoming Deliverables: Period 2 Expenses & Progress Report Due July 31
Just a reminder that 2015-16 Period 2 report on expenditures and progress is due July 31st.  The report can be submitted online anytime between July 1, 2016 and July 31, 2016.  
Article1Budget Signed, Trailer Bill Language Final and Effective July 1
The Governor has signed the 2016-17 budget effective July 1, 2016.  Adult Education has been funded for a total of $505,000,000 including funding for technical assistance.  See below for links to the enacted Trailer Bill Language.

Article8Have 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!

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