The Future of Adult Education in Colorado
As a continuation of the feedback work begun at the CAEPA conference and the Directors Meeting, Adult Education Initiatives (AEI) is hosting conversations about the future of adult education in Colorado in January and February.
The four sessions will be structured the same way and will be held in different parts of the state in hopes that all adult education stakeholders can attend one of the sessions. The sessions will focus on what we can and want to do as a team to best serve the needs of adult learners in Colorado. Please share this information with your partners and stakeholders, all are welcome to attend!
The Need for High Quality Adult Education
In Colorado, over 300,000 adults do not have a high school credential, with 41 percent of those individuals having less than a 9th grade level of education. Of these individuals, 24 percent of them live below the poverty line. 74 percent of all jobs statewide will require some level of post-secondary education or training by the year 2020, well exceeding the national average.
Let’s brainstorm creative solutions to best serve the needs of adult learners in Colorado. All adult education stakeholders and interested parties are welcome!
Who Should Attend
All Adult Education Stakeholders:
- Adult Ed program staff
- Adult Ed instructors
- Adult learners
- College partners
- Community members
- Corrections partners
- Library partners
- Non-profit partners
- School districts
- State Agency partners
- Workforce partners
What Will Be Accomplished
Collectively defining the vision for adult education in Colorado
Session Dates and Locations
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Colorado Northwestern Community College
(2801 W. 9th Street, Craig, CO 81625)
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Montrose Adult Education Center
(930 Colorado Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401)
Monday, February 4, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at SEL Tutoring
(2901 High Street, Pueblo, CO 81008)
Friday, February 8, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Immigrant and Refugee Center of NoCO
(3001 8th Ave., Suite 170, Evans, CO 80620)
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Community College of Aurora, Lowry Campus
(9202 E. Severn Place, North Quad/Room 100 Denver, CO 80230)
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.