Thinking About School Safety(Morning Session) & Marketing for Success (Enrichment - Afternoon Session)
May
3
9:45 AM09:45

Thinking About School Safety(Morning Session) & Marketing for Success (Enrichment - Afternoon Session)


Thinking About School Safety (Mandated Programming)  &
Marketing for Success (Enrichment Programming)

9:45-10:00: Check in - Light Breakfast

10:00-12:00: Mandated Series - “Thinking About School Safety” Workshop

All districts have an approved plan, but it is important to think about how that plan speaks to the unique circumstances of the adult education environment. National security trainer, Don Skewes will present the important questions and processes you should consider as you prepare and train for these issues with your team. 12:00-12:30 Lunch


12-12:30: Lunch and Afternoon Session Check In

12:30 - 2:00: Enrichment Series - “Marketing for Success” Workshop (bring your catalogs)

Popular CAACE trainer, Brandon Dufour will share tactical solutions for how to increase enrollments by using low-cost digital tools to market courses and programs. Whether enrichment, HSE, or ESL programming, come learn how these strategic and cost-effective approaches can help you target your message to the right audience and draw your students in

2:00 - 2:30: Round Table Discussion

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Half Day Pricing Full Day Pricing
$49 individual member $79 individual member
$135 Staff of three members $225 Staff of three members
$55 individual non-member $90 individual non-member

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Breaking Down Barriers: Child Care and Adult Ed Programs & STAR Training
Feb
22
9:30 AM09:30

Breaking Down Barriers: Child Care and Adult Ed Programs & STAR Training


Breaking Down Barriers: Child Care and Adult Ed Programs 

9:30-10:00: Registration 

10:00-11:15: Panel Presentation: A Response to the Leaders Summit 

Including: Joe Ferraiolo (East Haven), Heather Pelletier (Naugatuck), Andy Rocket (Vernon) 

✓ Child Care, Babysitting, Family Lit… what are the differences & how to pick? 

✓ Defining quality and monitoring – hiring, supervision, volunteers, and expectations 

✓ Defining scope of population and schedule – hard decisions but critical communications 

✓ The start-up phase and lessons learned 

✓ Funding and partnering – the liabilities and opportunities 


11:15-12:00: Interactive discussion and moderated Q&A 

12-12:30: Lunch and Networking

12:30 - 2:30: STudent Achievment in Reading: Where have we been and where are we going? 

Presented by: SDE and ATDN 

Learn about the “new” STAR. We will show how it is different and share examples to get a deeper understanding of implementation in the classroom. Hear from past implementers about the benefits for you and your students. STAR is a reading reform initiative that involves: • professional development in evidence-based reading instruction for intermediate level ABE learners • technical assistance in how to develop the systems and procedures needed to implement and sustain that instruction 

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Morning Half Day Session - Member: $49, Staff of Three: $135

Afternoon Session - FREE (but please register)

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CAACE Director's & Leadership Summit
Oct
19
8:45 AM08:45

CAACE Director's & Leadership Summit

As the role of Director or Leader of an Adult Education Program continues to grow, we at CAACE feel the need to get all of our Directors together in order to share our success and challenges, so that we can all learn from each other.  Please join us on Friday October 19 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM in Bristol for a round table event.

Please note, this event is designed for Directors or Program Leaders.

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"Resiliency and Trauma"
Oct
12
9:45 AM09:45

"Resiliency and Trauma"

9:45-10:00 Registration/Check in 

10:00-10:15 Welcome and Framing 

10:15-11:15 Film Showing 

“Resilience: The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope” 

This movie shines a light on the connection between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and long-term health issues. It looks at the connections between children, parents, schools, and communities, and it challenges us to think about both small and big steps we can take to shift our views of each other and improve the climate our classrooms thus mitigating the impact of generational trauma. Please view a trailer HERE.

11:15-12:00 Café Conversations (part 1) 

12:00-12:30 Lunch and Networking 

12:30-1:15 Café Conversations (part 2) 

1:15-2:00 Debrief and Next Steps

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Transition to College & Career (AM) and Expanding Enrichment (PM)
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Transition to College & Career (AM) and Expanding Enrichment (PM)

  • Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mandated Program

Transitions to College & Career

10:00 - 10:15 AM Registration & Breakfast

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM  Transitions:  Pathways and Certifications, presented by Goodwin College an Manchester Adult Education

  • Partnerships
  • Retention
  • Career Services
  • Lessons Learned
  • Replication
  • Next Horizon

12:00 - 12:30 PM  Lunch & Networking

Enrichment Program

Expanding Enrichment

12:00 - 12:30 PM Registration & Lunch

12:30 - 2:30 PM Round Table

Network with colleagues about what is hot, and what is not, as well as trouble shoot common issues.  Bring your brochures, catalogs, questions & ideas!

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ESL Innovations & Administration
Feb
2
9:30 AM09:30

ESL Innovations & Administration

ESL Innovations & Administration

Panel Presentation: Marian Bissonnette (VRABE), Susan Kocaba (ERACE), Nancy Charest (ERACE), Jennifer Smith (New London), Martha Dow (New London), Michelle Foertsch (Bristol) 

  • Career readiness integrated into the ESL classroom
  • Pathways to citizenship through community engagement
  • Building community in a climate of distrust

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Check in

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Workshop

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  Lunch

Afternoon Session

1:00 - 3:00 PM  State Department of Education/ATDN will present a free session on Connecting College and Career Standards to Teacher Evaluation

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* Please bring your parking ticket in with you for validation

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Blended Learning in Adult Education
Dec
8
9:30 AM09:30

Blended Learning in Adult Education

Blended Learning in Adult Education

Presented by:  Geraldine Dineen

Adult Education Teacher, EASTCONN; Instructional Technology Coordinator, RHAM High School

Masters of Education: Distance Learning; Ed Leadership & Administration; Library & Info Science 

Google Certified Education: Levels 1 & 2 

  • How to leverage the power of online software and programs while maintaining the motivating power of relationships in the classroom
  • Tips on structures and strategies to engage students in individualized and scaffolded learning using mini-peer learning teams, instructor/tutor mentoring, and personal goal setting and monitoring 

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Check in

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Flip Your Class and Grow Your Program Options

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  Lunch

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Literacy Beyond ABC & Marketing Mania
Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

Literacy Beyond ABC & Marketing Mania

Mandated Program

Literacy Beyond ABC

Two community organizations will present resources your program can integrate to build Life Literacy skills:

  • Health Insurance Literacy
  • Financial Literacy

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Check in & Breakfast

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop 

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  Lunch

Enrichment Program

Marketing Mania

Come hear expert advice from a marketing professional about how to get the word out about your programs (both Enrichment and Mandated).  Learn about ways to package and present your offerings to a variety of audiences.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM   Check in & Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Workshop

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