WXXI Regional Adult Education Network: Serving the Mid-West Region of New York State
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Spring Series: Educators of The Incarcerated Workshop Series Flyer
Statewide Training Calendar: Training dates for all required trainings offered by the Regional Adult Education Networks in the state.
ALIES training calendar:
See statewide ALIES training dates.
Description: The AERG is designed to raise the
standards of adult education, and link learner's goals to accomplishment
in the world of work and in personal challenges. Standards of content
and performance are linked to seven major achievement areas. The guidelines
of the AERG will enrich your teaching, enhance the learning of your students,
and provide you with a blueprint for your curriculum. Participants will
receive a box of excellent educational resources.
Data Entry: Two-day workshop
Online Knowledge Sharing: ALIES
Here's how to prepare for the session:
Learn More: http://www.lacnyc.org/ALIES
Contact Megan Whalen, Associate Director of ALIES/Data Analysis at 212-803-3316 with questions.
National Reporting System (NRS) Data for Program Improvement
Participants will receive a copy of the NYSED Adult
Literacy Compliance Self-Review Form and will be shown the new ALIES features
for comparative analysis of program data vs. NYSED targets. Therefore,
we strongly recommended that at least one staff person of any WIA Title
II funded program attend this session. As many of you know, NYSED has
begun to place programs on corrective action. This training will take
all programs a great deal of the way toward continuous program improvement.
Math Basics distance learning programs are lively motivational lessons present real-life math as adults use it at home and on the job. Instead of stressing getting the right answer, Math Basics offers strategies for looking at the whole problem, helping students improve their math reasoning and problem-solving skills.Math Basics helps build students confidence as they study basic operations, weight and measurement, decimals and percents, reading graphs and tables, rounding and estimating, and other essential math skills. Math commercials show people using math in their work. The instruction in Math Basics rigorously follows National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards. Learn how to use this program in your classroom in person or at a distance..
Interactive distance learning training session for eligible trainers only.
For more information about GED Testing:
The NYSED GED Testing Office staff will provide a review of and answer questions on "most asked about" areas, such as age eligibility, correct use of attachments, and testing accommodations. Information will be shared on 2004 statewide and regional testing data and any new 2005 testing changes. In addition, adult literacy regional representatives will be on hand to answer questions on a variety of GED preparation program issues.
For more information about GED Testing:
TABE Administrators Workshop : TABE is a Test of Adult Basic Education in reading, mathematics, and language at all levels. The test is designed to assess skills in the contexts that are most important to adults: life skills, work, and education. TABE provides both norm-referenced and competency-based information to help you evaluate your students abilities and plan for individual education and training needs.
The TABE is the main test used by adult literacy programs funded by the State Eduation Department to place students in adult basic education (ABE) classes and to measure educational gain. Highlights include a test and scoring tables overview, effective test administration, using TABE scores for placement, and a discussion of the relationship among TABE test scores, class placement, and outcome reporting.
The updated TABE includes more than 15 new items,
including models to help you plan a testing program, new formats to give
you enhanced administration options, new integrated measurements designed
to match your clients and teachers needs, and new related testing options
for maximum flexibility.
This workshop is designed to introduce new instructional strategies and practice in the most often missed items on the GED Test. To pass the GED Math Test, you have to push some buttons, right? This workshop offers focused practice with the Casio®fx-260 Solar calculator on GED simlulated questions. The main goal of the day is to raise our comfort level with the use of the GED specific calculator through demonstration, practice and actual problem solving.
Each participant will receive a Steck-Vaughn Mathematics
Workbook and the Casio®fx-260 Solar calculator.
An Orientation to Destination: Labor Market Entry is
a New York State initiative with an objective of increasing the employment
readiness assets for incarcerated and institutionalized students. The
intent is to heighten students' self concept as a worker and learner by
integrating Career and Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards
in programs available for transitioning youth from incarcerated and institutionalized
PBS LiteracyLink's GED Connection is a stand-alone multimedia learning system that helps adult learners advance toward their GED and improve skills needed at the workplace. Combining video programs, print, and online computer technology, GED Connection helps learners develop strategies and practice for success on the GED exam and beyond. Used in the classroom or in a Distance Learning Model, the integrated multimedia components work together to make studying for the GED easy for a busy adult who needs to work at his or her own pace. Included in this training are the requirements for NYSED approved programs to collect EPE for GED Connection delivery.
Workplace Essential Skills uses video, print materials, and the internet to help learners find a new job, train for a better job, or be more successful on the job they already have. The lessons are written at a pre-GED level, and are designed to help build critical thinking and problem solving skills. Developing these skills will also help prepare for the GED test. You may take this half-day training as an overview of WES; or, if you previously attended this year's GED Connection training, you can use it as follow-up for incorporating WES into your program as approved by NYSED.
Crossroads Café is a video-based program for teaching English as a second language (ESL). This series helps students build English language skills and better understand U.S. culture by depicting the lives of six characters who are typical of many ESL/ESOL learners. Included in this training are the requirements for NYSED approved programs to collect EPE for Crossroads Café delivery in a traditional, distance-learning, or combined setting.
This training, conducted by Dr. Cal Crow, is designed for corrections educators and other interested professionals who have attended an introductory workshop, either last year or on February 1, 2005 in Syracuse. Workshop topics will include:
A full-day training made up of workshop sessions that will address innovative and practical classroom techniques.Training topics will include: Effective pedagogical approaches for adult ESOL learners, Citizenship updates, Total Physical Response & Storytelling, Transitioning ESOL students to post secondary education, and BEST Plus follow-up/score norming. Come collaborate with your colleagues and help create a regional network of resources!
Mental Health First Aid is the initial response to a mental health crisis, or to the mild, moderate or severe symptoms of many common mental health disorders. This training will focus specifically on depression and anxiety disorders.
Managers' Meeting with NYSED
10am-12 pm Manager's Meeting
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