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Tuesday, May 21
10:30AM-12:00PMPlenary Session: Coming to Crossroads—Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education
- Michael Collins (Download PDF | 4.1MB)
Foster, M., Strawn, J. and Duke-Benningfield, A. E. (March, 2013).
Beyond Basic Skills: State Strategies to Connect Low-Skilled Students to an Employer-Valued Postsecondary Education. Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy.
Available at: http://www.clasp.org/admin/site/publications/files/Beyond-Basic-Skills-March-2011.pdf
- Sparks, S. (February 20, 2013).
Many Students Don't Need Remediation, Studies Say. Education Week.
Alstadt, D. (December, 2012).
Ahead of the Curve. Boston: Jobs for the Future.
Available at: http://www.jff.org/sites/default/files/AheadOfTheCurve_120312.pdf
Zachry Rutschoy, E. and Schneider, E. (June 2011).
Unlocking the Gate: What We Know about Improving Developmental Education. New York: MDRC.
Available at: http://www.mdrc.org/unlocking-gate
Community College Research Center. (December 2008).
Bridges to Opportunity: A State Policy Guide for Community College Leaders. New York: Teachers College Columbia University.
Available at: http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/publications/underprepared-adults-state-policy-guide.html
Boylan, H. (December, 2004).
Forging New Partnerships: Adult Education and Developmental Education in Community Colleges. New York: Center for Advancement of Adult Literacy.
Available at: http://caalusa.org/boylanpaper.pdf
Wednesday, May 22
8:00AM-8:45AMPlenary Session: College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
- Susan Pimentel (Download PDF | 1.85MB)
9:30AM-10:15AMConcurrent Sessions I
Promoting States' Employability Standards for Career and Technical and Adult Education (Session I only)
10:30AM-11:45AMConcurrent Sessions II
Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies: The International Survey of Adult Skills and Competencies (Session II only)
- Eugene Owen (Download PDF | 1.94MB)
Resources From Jobs for the Future's Accelerating Opportunities: The Braided Funding Toolkit
- Nate Anderson (Download PDF | 2.99MB)
Case Study in Contextualization: LaGuardia's Community College Bridge to Health and Business Program (Session II only)
- Vanessa A. Martin (Download PDF | 8.66kB)
Policy to Performance: Developing Systems to Support ABE Transition to Postsecondary Education and Employment
- Judy Alamprese (Download PDF | 6.6MB)
Planning an AEFLA Grant Competition: From A to Z
- Teresa Bestor (Download PDF | 356KB)
Thursday, May 23
8:00AM-8:45AMPlenary: Reflections on Leading Transformational Change
- Cheryl L. Keenan (Download PDF | 1.38MB)