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June 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018
Summer Conference July 16 - 18 -20182018 Annual Summer ConferenceDMACC Campus - FFA Enrichment Center - Ankeny, IA Join your peers and enjoy numerous networking opportunities and learn... Read more

February 2017 Newsletter

Monday, February 6, 2017
Adult Education and Literacy Grant Opportunities On March 15, 2017, the Iowa Department of Education, Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation will be releasing a request for proposals for a three-year federal grant... Read more

December 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The Iowa Culture and Language Conference The Iowa Culture and Language Conference (ICLC) was held Nov. 14-16, 2016 at the Marriott Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. The mission of ICLC is to... Read more

September 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, September 22, 2016
13 Barriers to Employment The new WIOA legislation identifies 13 barriers to employment. It recognizes the significance of these barriers to education and economic success. The... Read more

August 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Earn a Gold Medal by Being a Volunteer Volunteers serve as critical components for adult education coordinators and administrators in meeting the needs of today’s diverse... Read more

July 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Integrated Education and Training Integrated education and training (IET) is a new way of providing increased access to services for adult education students. The Workforce... Read more

June 2016 Newsletter

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Regional Workshops Recap The Iowa Department of Education Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation recently provided regional workshops in Council Bluffs, Des Moines, and... Read more

May 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, May 19, 2016
  My Learning Plan My Learning Plan is a powerful system used by more than 1,200 school districts, regional providers, departments of education, and other educational organizations throughout the country and around the world ranging in size from less than 25 FTE to more than 50,000 users. My Learning Plan is a robust, yet user-friendly,... Read more

Iowa AEL Graduation Success Stories

Sunday, May 1, 2016
The Your Future Starts Here campaign will share the graduation success stories of Iowans who passed the HiSET and earned their high school equivalency... Read more

4 Reasons to Earn Your HSED

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Receiving your High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) will transform your life. You will have a higher chance of keeping a well-paying job, enjoy better... Read more

April 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Using Information (Data) to Change Behavior At home, sometimes we get the feeling we are spending a lot of money. This is usually confirmed by checking our bank account. Ouch! Often,... Read more

March 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, March 17, 2016
AEL March Newsletter: Professional Development Professional Development in Adult Education and Literacy Professional development increases student achievement, enhances classroom... Read more

February 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Bringing it Home with the Parent/Family Relationship The importance of a good education is undeniable, and a sturdy foundation is key to developing a... Read more

January 2016 Newsletter

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Human-Centered Design Thinking Sometimes developing a solution requires a creative approach. Human-centered design is a process that starts with the user... Read more

December 2015 Newsletter

Monday, December 28, 2015
S.M.A.R.T. Goals You know the importance of setting goals, but are the goals you're setting actually reachable or are you setting yourself up for failure... Read more

November 2015 Newsletter

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Share Your Story! Your Future Starts Here Iowa wants to share the success stories of Iowans who are working towards or obtained their High School... Read more

October 2015 Newsletter

Monday, October 5, 2015
Adult Education & Literacy Programs Today more than 250,000 Iowans are without a high school diploma. According to the National Coalition on... Read more