History of CCAE

Dr. George C. Mann, Chief of the State Bureau of Adult Education was the driving force behind the founding of CCAE during 1943–44 school year. As an appointed government official, he saw the need for a grass roots organization that would support legislation and further the cause for adult education and adult schools throughout the state. Read more

To all of you who fought a noble battle and won a creditable victory goes the thanks and gratitude of all people who believe in adult education. Adult education would have been seriously hurt this year if it had not been for the united efforts of the California Council for Adult Education, the California Teachers Association, the California Association of Adult Administrators, and thousands of interested adults and citizens.
— Dr. George C. Mann