6 Social Media Activities for Adult Educators

As Adult Education programs struggle to manage shrinking budgets, many are looking “outside the box” for ways to increase funding. In fact, many programs have started to look into utilizing social media as a fundraising tool. However, employing social media within Adult Education can have benefits beyond merely fundraising. Creating a...

The New Common Core Standards and Adult basic education (ABE) Curricula

The Common Core Standards (CCS) for Mathematics and English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects specify the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for college and career readiness in multiple disciplines. As a natural outgrowth of meeting the charge to define college and career readin...

How Can You Tell if Your New Graduates Will Meet Employer Needs?

Producing students who are properly prepared for the workforce is not only beneficial to the student, it is also representative of the quality of your program. When your graduates consistently have the necessary skills to be successful, the reputation of your school is strengthened and employers are likely to recognize your students as be...

The Value of Certificates

Though the traditional path to a rewarding career and higher income has typically been associated with a four-year college degree, recent trends show the value of becoming certified is rising. It’s no secret that the cost of college tuition has been increasing rapidly over the last few years.  It has not only been the focus of those pa...

Driving Students Towards Work Readiness

The job market is changing and employers are demanding different sets of skills. How do you make sure your students are ready for it? Today we’re going to talk about what it means to be work ready, and I’ll share with you some resources you can use to implement a work-readiness curriculum. Did you know an estimated 40% of America...