Free College Transitions Math Workshops – Reno, CC, and Vegas

March 6th, 2014

ctcThe TMCC College Transition Math Course (CTC Math) has been tremendously successful. With exemplary retention and pass rates, CTC Math students who transitioned into college courses have succeeded at a higher rate than students who have gone through traditional college remedial math courses!

Truckee Meadows Community College’s CTC Math instructor Eriko Sakamura will be leading  three workshops.

Reno – Saturday March 29 –  9 AM to 1 PM - a half day northern Nevada training at TMCC Meadowood Center for teachers and administrators.  Anyone is welcome, RSVP required.
Download the Flyer for full information.

Las Vegas – Saturday April 12 –  9 AM to 1 PM -  a half day southern Nevada training at College of Southern Nevada’s Sahara West Center  for teachers and administrators. Anyone is welcome, RSVP required.
Download the Flyer for full information.

Carson City – Saturday April 19 –  9 AM to 1 PM - a half day northern Nevada training at Western Nevada College for teachers and administrators.  Anyone is welcome, RSVP required.
Download the Flyer for full information.

 

Scholarships Available for 2014 MPAEA Conference

January 21st, 2014

mpaea2014headerNevada Adult Educators is offering a wonderful scholarship opportunity for its members to attend the upcoming Mountain Plains Adult Education Association’s Annual Conference, April 28-30, 2014, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

This one-time scholarship will be used to pay the MPAEA member registration fee of $250.00.
(Members of Nevada Adult Educators are also members of MPAEA)

Hurry! Applications due by April 10, 2014.

Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for the MPAEA member registration fee of $250.00 upon receipt of completed conference report that will be due May 30, 2014.  See details below.

To apply, click here to complete the online application. Be sure to apply before the application deadline of April 10, 2014. There is a limited amount of funding, so get your application in early! ONE SCHOLARSHIP LEFT – ACT NOW!
MPAEA has a similar scholarship program – Click here for information.

You MUST be a member of Nevada Adult Educators to apply. Click here to join if you are not already a member.
Not sure if you are a current member? Use our contact form to ask.

Nevada Adult Educators Annual dues are just $35.00 per year. Click here for dues payment options.

Scholarship Requirements

Complete and submit the scholarship application by April 10, 2014. This scholarship is being offered on a first-come first-served basis. Note: Scholarship recipients must complete a one to two page report on the conference activity, which must be submitted to the scholarship committee chair listed in your award letter by May 30, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be notified via e-mail within 10 days from the date of submission of scholarship application.

Save the Date – MPAEA Conference – April 28-30

January 21st, 2014

The 2014 MPAEA Conference will be held April 28-30 in Sante Fe, New Mexico

Registration now open at the MPAEA website.

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Webinar Follow-up to Implementing College and Career Readiness Standards With Dr. Pimentel

January 14th, 2014

Nevada Adult Educators thanks Susan Pimentel  for an EXCELLENT webinar!  The number of webinar participants was one of the highest in NAE history. The feedback we have received is overwhelmingly positive.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Slides

Additional Questions and Answers

Links from the presentation:

Navigating Text Complexity
http://www.ccsso.org/Navigating_Text_Complexity.html

Achieve the Core
http://www.achievethecore.org/

Webinar: Implementing College and Career Readiness Standards With Dr. Pimentel

December 18th, 2013

NAE PresentsNevada Adult Educators in association with Nevada ABE Professional Development Team is proud to present the third webinar in the series “Implementing College and Career Readiness Standards in Nevada Adult Education”. This webinar is brought to you by Nevada Adult Educators association and features Susan Pimentel,  the lead author on the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy and the project leader on generation of the College and Career Readiness Standards

 

Join us on January 10, 2014 at 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/519088040

 

MPAEA 2014 Conference Call for Presenters

November 25th, 2013

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Call for Presenters Application

The Mountain Plains Adult Education Association (MPAEA) and New Mexico Adult Education Association (NMAEA) would like to invite you to submit a proposal to present at next spring’s conference. The 2014 Conference theme is “Transforming Adult Education…Exceeding the Limits.” If you feel that you have something to offer the field of Adult Education, please tap into your creativity and submit a proposal!

 Track themes include:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • College & Career Readiness Standards Instruction/Implementation
  • College Transition/Career Pathways
  • Distance Learning
  • English as a Second Language
  • Funding / Advocacy / Legislation
  • Higher Education / Current Research
  • Serving Native American Populations
  • Technology in the Classroom
  • Testing (BEST, GED, HiSET, TASC, WorkKeys, etc.)
  • Workforce Development & Training (including I-BEST)

Proposals are due February 14, 2014

(Preconference Proposals are due December 20, 2013)

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In-Service Credit for GED 2014 Workshop in Las Vegas

November 15th, 2013
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Here is an upcoming PD opportunity in Southern Nevada.  The PD workshop is going to address the new GED Exam that will debut in January.  It will be offering 0.5 per day of In-Service Teacher Recertification credit for Nevada certified teachers.
This is the same workshop that was so successful when presented earlier this fall in northern Nevada.

Dec. 6 & 7  8am – 5pm

Site: College of Southern Nevada

Sahara West Center - Room A10
2409 Las Verdes
Las Vegas,  NV

Day 1: Reading and Writing. Standards, Curriculum Comparison, Overview of Content, Text Complexity, Text Dependent Question Types, Unpacking A Prompt, Scoring and Rubrics, Thesis Statements and Evidence.

Day 2: Mathematical Reasoning. Standards, Curriculum Comparison, Overview of Content, New Mathematical Tools including the TI-30XS Calculator, Problem Solving Strategies, Geometric Reasoning, Algebraic Reasoning, Manipulatives including Algebra Tiles, and Guiding Questions.
NV Certificate of In-service Credit for NV Teachers to Recertify (.5 credit per day) and ABECP credit available.
MUST R.S.V.P to joyzimmerman.education@gmail.com
 

Webinar Series – Nevada High School Equivalency Assessments

October 11th, 2013

Nevada now has three assessments that will lead to a Nevada Certificate of High School Completion, the GED© from GED Testing Service, the CTB Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC™), and the ETS High School Equivalency Test (HiSET™).

Nevada Adult Educators is proud to present a series of webinars on each of these assessments to facilitate our understanding and improve the understanding of the students we serve. Each vendor will present on topics that will assist test centers, test administrators, and teachers preparing students for the assessments.

These webinars are open to all interested parties. Membership in Nevada Adult Educators association is encouraged and not required.

Space is limited. Reserve your webinar seat now.

Title: The CTB Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (TASC)
Date and Time: Ended – Recording Archived
Archive at:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/325104129

Title: The ETS High School Equivalency Testing Program™ (HiSET)
Date and Time: Ended – Recording Archived (Note: first few minutes of recording  is black screen)
Archived at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/136399545
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Title: The GED®
Date and Time: Ended
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