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November 2, 2016
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Article1Next Webinar: November 4th Featuring 2016 Annual Summit Highlights
Join us for the next webinar this Friday, November 4th at 12:00PM. The webinar will feature highlights from the 2016 AEBG Annual Summit: Moving the Needle. The webinar will be recorded and posted to the AEBG Webinar Series page. Visit that page or see below for directions on connecting to the webinar.
How to Connect to the Webinars: 
  • Dial your telephone conference line: (888) 886-3951
  • Cell phone users dial: 913-312-3202
  • Enter your passcode: 819898
  • 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 819898 and click Connect
Note: Please notice that the webinar passcode has been changed from previous webinars.  

As always, past webinars can be accessed via the AEBG Webinar Series page.  Click on "Listen to Recording" to access the webinar. You will be connected to the CCCConfer webpage where you will have to enter your name and email address and click "connect" to listen to and view the archive webinar.

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.

Article32016 AEBG Annual Summit: Moving the Needle
Today we concluded another another energizing and inspiring AEBG Annual Summit. The theme for this year's summit, "Moving the Needle", focused on the progress and changes that are impacting adult education. We thank those who helped to make this event a success including the presenters, volunteers, and attendees! Join us for this Friday's webinar for highlights from the event. 

Event materials including presenter bios, plenary presentations, and breakout session presentations are now available using the 2016 AEBG Annual Summit Guidebook. To access the Guidebook, CLICK HERE or follow the link below. Click on the schedule button on the left to see the detailed agenda. To see related materials, click on the agenda item that interests you. There you can read presentation summaries and download related materials.

Article4AEBG Technical Assistance RFA Released, Proposals Due November 14th
The CCCCO and CDE announced on October 5th, the release of the Technical Assistance RFA. The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and The California Department of Education (CDE) are soliciting districts that are qualified to serve as the fiscal agent for the statewide technical assistance (TA), coordination, and capacity building assistance to Adult Education Consortia. 

The bidder's conference, held on October 19th, was recorded and is available by CLICKING HERE.  

Request for Applications, Instructions, Specification, Terms, and Conditions describe opportunities and application requirements for this competitive grant opportunity. Materials can be accessed using the link below.

Article42016-17 AEBG Preliminary Progress Report Released
Education Code Section 84917 tasks the CCCCO and CDE with providing, on or before October 30th, 2016, a preliminary report about the use of adult education funds and outcomes for adults statewide and in each adult education region to the Director of Finance, the State Board of Education, and the Legislature. The final report on the uses and outcomes of these funds is due on or before February 1, 2017. 

This report, based on all data available at the time, addresses all of the following: a summary of the adult education plan for each of the 71 Consortium funded under AEBG; the distribution schedule for each Consortium; the types and levels of services provided by each Consortium; the effectiveness of each Consortium in meeting the educational needs of adults in its respective region; and progress made related to the delivery of education and workforce services for adults, including the alignment of state programs.

Article4The National Council for Adult Learning Offers Great Resources for Consortia
The National Council for Adult Learning (NCAL) is another great resource for consortia looking for the latest research and news related to adult education. The NCAL is a nonprofit organization that conducts research, policy development, issues analysis, and symposiums in all areas of adult education. Their website, www.ncalamerica.org offers access to their research and publications as well as archived issues of their newsletter. You can also sign up to receive their newsletter to stay up to date on all of the latest information coming from the NCAL.

Article7Have Questions or Comments?

Send them to AEBG@cccco.edu
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