Upcoming Conferences


2018 Iowa Adult Education and Literacy Conference

The 2018 Iowa Adult Education and Literacy Conference will be held July 16-18, 2018 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC campus in Ankeny. This year's theme, "Educate and Elevate Iowa" is an important reminder that Adult Education plays a critical role in preparing adults to succeed in a global culture and economy by delivering a world-class education. National presenters, state specialists, and local practitioners will provide you with high quality professional development, innovative instructional strategies, research-based models, and leadership development.

South Dakota Adult Educator Summer Summit

July 18-20, 2018

Please review your options for participating and supporting the South Dakota Adult Educator Summer Summit and carefully review the Exhibitor Information and Guidelines Page by choosing "View Information and Guidelines" at the bottom of the page. All pertinent information, guidelines and terms contained herein are part of this Application/Agreement.

Washington State Conference
Rendezvous 2018 Guided Pathways

July 23-25, 2018

Three Rivers Convention Center — Kennewick, WA

This year’s theme is Guided Pathways: Designing for Equity

Participants can look forward to exciting concurrent sessions, great lunchtime activities, and the opportunity to network.

2018 Georgia Adult Education Fall Conference

The conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center and is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 18 and end Thursday, September 20, 2018.

2018 NCTN Conference

The National College Transition Network (NCTN) at World Education, Inc. is a national leader in designing and providing professional development to strengthen college and career readiness services and career pathways for adult learners. By promoting evidence-based practices and innovation, the NCTN strengthens the policy and best practice needed to help nontraditional learners, such as veterans, dislocated workers, and under and unemployed adults earn a family-sustaining income.

Join us at our 12th annual NCTN conference to be held November 12-14, 2018 in Cambridge, MA. The conference theme is Advancing College and Career Readiness: Preparing Adult Learners for the Future of Work.

The 2018 conference continues our tradition of providing a forum for adult education, workforce development, and postsecondary educators, advisors, and administrators to learn from experts and each other, and to affirm a shared commitment to educational and economic opportunity for adult learners.

Our featured keynote, The Future of Work: Some True News, will be delivered by Paul Osterman, the NTU Professor of Human Resources and Management at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. Dr. Osterman has authored and edited several books on the American youth labor market, partnerships among labor, management, and government, and changing patterns in the American labor market. His books include: Who Will Care For Us? Long Term Care and the Long Term Care Workforce and Good Jobs America: Making Work Better For Everyone.

Learn about new best practices and receive targeted training from national level presenters. We offer twelve strands comprised of more than 60 breakout sessions, providing innovative, valuable, state-of-the-art training that you can implement in your program and incorporate into your practice.

Our early bird registration rate ends on July 15th. Register today!

Please contact Conference Coordinator, Priyanka Sharma with questions at (617) 385-3788 or priyanka_sharma@worlded.org.


Hotel Information

The 2018 NCTN conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, MA from November 12-14. Situated along the scenic Charles River, this hotel is nestled between some of Boston’s legendary colleges and universities. Take a short walk over the Mass Ave. bridge to be near all the best sights the city has to offer!