Professional Development

CALPRO Professional Development Opportunities

CALPRO–Learn about all of the professional development opportunities for February and March, offered by CALPRO.

NEW! Visit the CALPRO website and take the Instructor Competencies Self-Assessment and Individual Professional Development Plan, which contains 17 competencies spanning four categories significant to adult education instruction. Details are here


Registration is open for Technology and Distance Learning Symposium 
OTAN and the North Orange County Community College, School of Continuing Education, invite you to two days (March 10-11, 2017) of new information, dynamic presentations, and plenty of hands-on skill development to start or grow your blended/distance learning programs and enhance technology integration! 

Registration for the  Technology and Distance Learning Symposium 2017   is open for agencies that are a part of the adult education provider network funded through the California Department of Education.

Symposium topics include:

  • Open Education Resources
  • Digital Badges and Micro-credentialing
  • Mobile Devices, iPads, Chromebooks, and more
  • Online and Blended Instruction Delivery Models
  • Moodle--Your Learning Management System
  • Presentation Tools in the Classroom
  • Web-based Activities
  • Online Resources for Adult Education and more!

Registration is $25, limited to 200 participants, and is open now through February 23, 2017, or until 200 participants are registered. The registration is non-refundable but transferable. Don't miss out.

Register early and secure your spot. For more information visit the TDLS 2017 Web site.
Please download and print the TDLS 2017 flyer (2Mb PDF), post it in your break rooms, and distribute it to your teachers.

CASAS Emphasized Training

CASAS Receives NRS Approval Extension

CASAS Reading, Math, and Listening Tests Receive NRS Approval Extension to February 2, 2019 The U.S. Department of Education has granted National Reporting System (NRS) approval through February 2, 2019, to these CASAS tests.


  • Life and Work Reading
  • Beginning Literacy Reading Assessment
  • Secondary Level Assessment for Language Arts
  • Reading for Citizenship


  • Life Skills Math
  • Secondary Level Assessment for Mathematics


  • Life and Work Listening 980 Series