Speaker Presentations

Monday, May 9

SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION: Monitoring Local Adult Education Providers: Policy and Guidance for State Adult Education Offices

Tuesday, May 10

Welcome and Special Recognition

Plenary Session: Administration Initiatives Related to Adult Education

Plenary Session: A Perspective on the Adult Education Teacher Quality and Effectiveness Symposium

  • Perspective on Adult Education Teacher Quality (Download PDF|39KB)

Working Lunch and State Networking Sessions


Keynote Presentation: Beyond Business as Usual: Key Actions to Boost College and Career Readiness

Plenary Session: ABE to Credentials: A Breaking-Through Initiative

Special Interest Session: Maintenance of Effort

  • Maintenance of Effort excerpts from WIA (May2011) (Download PDF|15KB)
  • Maintenance of Effort QandA (May 2011) (Download PDF|14KB)

Wednesday, May 11

Concurrent 1: Tracking Performance Over Time: Longitudinal Approaches to Data


Concurrent 2: Prisoner Reentry and Adult Education

Concurrent 3: Broadening the On-Ramps to the Information Highway: Adult Education and the National Broadband Plan

  • Concurrent 3 Broadening the On-Ramps to the Information Highway (Download PDF|3.6MB)

Concurrent 4: New Assessments Related to Common Core State Standards

  • New Assessments Related to Common Core Standards (Download PDF|5.3MB)
  • New Assessments Related to Common Core Standards-part2 (Download PDF|5.3MB)

Concurrent 5: "Complete to Compete," the National Governors Association College Completion Agenda

  • Complete to Compete May 11 2011 - Adult Edu Directors (Download PDF|624KB)

Working Lunch: Keynote Presentation

Mini-Training Institutes:
The GED 21st Century Initiative: Preparing More Adult-Learners for Careers and College

Strengthening Adult Career Pathways with Career Counseling
NRS Institute: Preparing for 2012

AEFLA Grant Competitions: The Fundamentals and Considerations for Regional Delivery Systems

Thursday, May 12

Plenary Session: Strategic Directions for Improving Teacher Quality and Effectiveness

  • Strategic Directions for Teacher Quality and Effectiveness (Download PDF|337MB)
  • Plenary Session Strategic Directions for Improving Teacher Quality and Effectiveness (Download PDF|338MB)

Plenary Session: Strategic Directions for Improving Teacher Quality and Effectiveness

Closing Remarks

State Regional Meeting Breakout Sessions