When I was fourteen, I spent the summer working for a non-profit preparing for their federal grant submission.
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Leslie Holland, National Higher Ed Consultant, has been with Edmentum since 2007. Specializing in the unique needs of adult learners and adult educational programs, she has collaborated to bring to fruition high school equivalency, adult basic education and literacy, and college and career readiness implementations utilizing Edmentum solutions. Leslie’s professional background is in adult and community education where she supported and managed the Edmentum Plato Courseware implementation as a district coordinator and trainer, as well as integrating instructional technology into classroom lessons for adult learners as a GED and Adult Basic Skills instructor.
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As more and more jobs require post-secondary training, adult learners and instructors are demanding better options for high school equivalency credentials. Here's what you need to know about rapidly growing adult diploma programs.
Developing the ability to articulate how unique skills, talents, and experience map to career objectives and successfully integrating the terminology of a chosen field into everyday vocabulary are key steps to solidify career readiness.
Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will ramp up in the coming months as State Plans are finalized and the July 1st date for new performance accountability measures to take effect approaches. We've highlighted four key changes that adult educators can expect to prepare for.
Adult learners all have unique needs, and also bring with them real-world challenges like transportation, child care, and financial obligations. Here are three key areas educators can focus on to address their adult learners' needs and keep them engaged.