Welcome Adult Educator! CCAE has established this page to support the efforts of AEBG in all 71 consortia. Please continue to visit this page for additional information regarding:
- Various regional meetings
- Notes and information from CCAE/CAEAA sponsored regional meetings
- Best practices from the field:
- Data collection, reporting and analysis
- Developing new programs
- Student support services
California Adult Education News
July 11, 2018
The end-of-year report on the implementation and effectiveness of the Adult Education Program - formerly the Adult Education Block Grant Program (AEBG) - in 2016-17 now is available online.
Check out the report for state-level data on student enrollment, outcomes, skill gains, demographics and other data reported under the new adult education data and accountability metrics. In the 2016-17 program year, adult education programs in California served 695,162 unduplicated students, with the largest number of them enrolled in English as a second language/civics programs, followed by adult secondary education programs.
AEBG Regional Consortium Directory
CCAE is compiling a directory of Adult Ed providers which will include primary contacts, program areas they deliver instruction in, and total number of students served. The goal is to strengthen local sharing of best practices by creating a directory of programs that is easy to use.
As you might remember, we had this before flexibility, and it was quite popular and useful. Please click HERE to complete the short form for your Adult Ed school to ensure it is included in the directory.
If you need assistance, please contact email@example.com to schedule an appointment with our dedicated staff who can help you or one of your lead staff complete the form in under 5 minutes.
We appreciate your help with this important work!
California adult education website
This site is designed for administrators, educators, and prospective and current students. All users can find an adult school or community college in their area, learn about adult education programs and student supports, access program guidance and updates from the AEBG Office.
Center for Law and Social Policy Report on AEBG Implementation Released
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization, released Prosperity Through Partnership: Opportunities for AEBG to Strengthen Systems and Communities. The report was supported by funding from the State AEBG Office and included contributions by the California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO), California Department of Education (CDE), CASAS, WestEd, IMPAQ, and OTAN as well as field input from the AEBG regional consortia via survey completion.
In January 2016, the CLASP commenced an 18-month project to study the implementation of California's Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) initiative. CLASP set out to foster greater understanding of the implementation of California's AEBG governance and direct service activities, analyze current and potential impacts of the AEBG initiative for partners and participants, and offer recommendations for potential policy and implementation changes in future rounds of AEBG funding and other coordinated funding streams, for consideration by the CCCCO, the CDE, and other policymakers.
The study employed several research methods including surveys, focus groups, and semi-structured interviews as well as ongoing communication with AEBG leaders and practitioners.
As a result of this study, CLASP details 19 recommendations in the following categories:
- Clarify AEBG's mission and vision so that leaders, practitioners, and community members can clearly identify and articulate the major differences between the legacy, pre-2014 adult education system and the AEBG structure envisioned by California law.
- Use AEBG to drive a comprehensive pathways system by re-imagining adult education as a strategic partner in strengthening individual economic mobility and regional economic competitiveness through community-wide skill development.
- Tie AEBG accountability to impact through the establishment of a cross-system accountability structure. This requires a number of barriers to be addressed:delineate and distinguish "populations from services" in fund reporting; clarify fund reporting on AEBG's five objectives; align data definitions and processes among AEBG, WIOA title II, and community college providers; maximize the use of WIOA-measurable skill gain in AEBG; clarify transition to postsecondary education across reporting for AEBG, WIOA title II and LaunchBoard and, measure progress on mandated objectives in AEBG regional plans.
- Provide comprehensive technical assistance and professional development. The AEBG professional development technical assistance provider can greatly enhance capacity for comprehensive capacity building.
- Feedback from CCAE-CAEAA Northern and Southern California Regional Meetings Feedback-April and May 2017 (PDF)
- Feedback from CCAE-CAEAA Northern and Southern California Regional Meetings Feedback-January and February 2017 (PDF)
- Feedback from CCAE-CAEAA Southern California Regional Meeting Thursday, September 29, 2016 (PDF)
- CCAE-CAEAA AEBG Regional Consortia Leadership Fall Symposium Notes from 9-22-16, MDAE-LVAC (PDF)
- CCAE and CAEAA Southern California Regional Collaborative Slideshow–September 22, 2016 (PDF)
- Notes from CCAE/CAEAA Southern California Regional Meeting–Thursday, May 26, 2016 (PDF)
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Task Force Members
CCAE State Legislative Chair
CCAE State President-Elect
AEBG Task Force Member
Dr. Sue Lytle Gilmore
Dr. Bob Harper
CCAE Member at Large
CCAE Executive Director
AEBG Task Force Member
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