New Teacher Orientation for Teachers of Adult Education
An overview of teaching Adult Education in CT. Topics include background on adult learning theory from Malcolm Knowles and others, strategies for working with adult students, basic information on lesson planning, and using explicit instruction.
National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
The NEDP Center provides technical assistance, portfolio reviews, and a variety of professional development trainings for Connecticut NEDP practitioners.
Connecticut Competency System (CCS)
The Connecticut Competency System (CCS) Training exploits the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems' (CASAS) focus on learner strengths, and the measurement of skill growth in an instructional setting.
Workforce Education: Adult Ed at Work
The workplace provider user group, Adult Ed at Work, provides a forum for the exchange of issues, ideas and best practices. The group welcomes all adult education programs offering workforce education.
Resources and training for teaching ESL and citizenship, access to organizations/agencies that provide support for teachers, and resources to incorporate English language/civics content into adult ESL classrooms.
Connecticut Adult Numeracy and Mathematics Institute
The Connecticut Adult Numeracy and Mathematics Institute (CANMI) offers professional development using the guidelines of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel (NMAP) for content, instructional strategies, and teacher preparation.
General Educational Development
The GED diploma is an excellent way for adults 17 and older to find their way to better paying jobs and higher education. This service provides classroom instruction and individualized tutoring sessions, equivalent to high school education, preparing students for the GED exam.
Integrated Education and Training
IBEST is a model that concurrently provides basic literacy education and occupational skills training to ABE/GED/ESL students. This integrated approach prepares students for various careers in industries where support skills are in demand or part of expected job requirements.
English Language Acquisition for Adults
Adult ELL classes provide intermediate and advanced classroom instruction for participants seeking to develop English language skills in reading, writing, listening, and oral communication.
Workforce Training Solutions (WTS)
WTS offers high-quality, cost effective professional development and customized services to meet the unique needs of each client within the convenience of their workplace.
Transportation Safety Programs and Training
CREC offers safety programs for the training of drivers, dispatchers, and managers.
Supporting Adults with Disabilities
Tailored, cutting-edge workshops and consultations on disability issues that effect schools and employers, such as functional limitations of hidden disabilities, demystifying the ADA, and more.
Montessori Training Center Northeast
Using Dr. Maria Montessori's theories of teaching and education, students are awarded internationally recognized AMI diplomas upon completion.
Online and Blended Course Design for Flipping the Classroom
Offer anytime, anywhere access to learners online, and receive support for face-to-face learning with rich digital resources.
School, Family, Community Partnerships
Programs focused on inter-generational instruction for adults and their children to support and increase the literacy of English Learners.