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Come To Beautiful Mile-High Denver
Learn about new best practices and receive targeted training from national level presenters and keynote speakers. Twelve strands comprised of more than 250 sessions will be offered, providing valuable, state of the art training that you will be able to bring back to your adult ed program.
Join more than 1,400 conferees and enjoy numerous networking opportunities with your peers in adult education from around the country.
We hope to see you in Denver, Colorado in 2015!
We are pleased to inform you that the upcoming 2015 CCAE State Conference Mission Possible Adult Education: Agent for Change will be held from April 30 to May, 2, 2015 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel located at 333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, California. Actual dates for workshops are Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 2015.
January 31, 2015 is the deadline for submission, and all presenters will be notified of the status of their presentation by February 13, 2015.
Mark your calendars for the COABE New England Regional Institute happening at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on June 16-18, 2015. Registration for the MAEA / COABE New England Regional Institute will open in March 2015. For more information click here.
Maine Adult Education Association is pleased to share the Call for Presenters for the Regional MAEA/COABE Conference to be held on June 16, 17, and 18 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.
Keynote Speaker–Christopher M. Coro
Christopher M. Coro, Ph. D. is an Education Program Specialist at the U. S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE). He is currently serving as the Deputy Director for the Division of Adult Education and Literacy. Among his duties, Dr. Coro oversees the implementation of various research and technical assistance activities for OVAE’s Division of Adult Education and Literacy. He has also been involved in the development of regulatory and non-regulatory guidance to support implementation of the recently enacted Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Prior to joining the U. S. Department of Education, Dr. Coro directed a large, comprehensive adult education program at Northampton Community College in eastern Pennsylvania. In addition to experience in adult education leadership and professional development, he has 17 years of experience as a classroom teacher—11 years as a high school modern language and social studies teacher and 6 years as an adult ESL instructor.
Dr. Coro holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages and Communication Arts from Hofstra University. He also holds a Masters of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in adult education—both from Capella University.
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Mark your calendars for the Iowa Department of Education 2015 Conference—Kaleidoscope of Collaboration happening on July 15-17, 2015.
Iowa Department of Education is pleased to share the Call for Presenters. Requests for proposals are due February 27, 2015.