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Quality professional development and learning experiences designed to foster individual growth and continuous improvement for California adult education literacy providers.

Adult Education Administrator Competencies and Indicators External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 1MB)
National findings on competencies for adult education administrators and managers.

Adult Education Instructor Competencies and Performance Indicators External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
National findings on competencies for adult education instructors.  

Calendar of Adult Education Professional Development Events External link opens in new window or tab.
Register for adult education professional development opportunities throughout California.

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy External link opens in new window or tab.
Materials from the federally funded research and development center focused solely on adults with limited literacy and English language skills, and those without a high school diploma.

National Reporting System External link opens in new window or tab.
Training on ensuring data quality and using data for program improvement.

Professional Development Coordinator Competencies and Sample Indicators External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
National findings on competencies for adult education professional development coordinators.

Research on Adult Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Research summaries sponsored by the California Department of Education, and links to other adult education national research.

Questions:   Adult Education Office | adulteducation@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-2175
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 18, 2019
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