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Program Management Valuing Diversity Facilitator: Be Jensen Audience: Program managers, ESOL, ABE & GED/HSE instructors This workshop will explore the issues of diversity and difference in the adult education classroom. Through the use of proven models and techniques, participants will improve their ability to manage and benefit from the multi-dimensional differences— culture, age, race, ethnicity, learning styles, socioeconomic levels, gender, learning disabilities—that our adult learners bring to the classroom. Date: PTM 14-100 - Wednesday, October 9

Leveraging Your Inner Coach for High-Impact Results Facilitator: Chaya Abelsky Audience: ESOL, ABE & GED/HSE instructors; program managers See description on page 7. Date: CCR 14-100 - Tuesday, November 12 Time: 9:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

Extend Your Program Impact through Health Literacy Instruction

Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Facilitator: Winston Lawrence Audience: Program managers

Indicators of Program Quality

See description on page 16.

Facilitator: Be Jensen Audience: Program managers, anyone

Date: HLT 14-101 - Tuesday, September 24 Time: 9:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m.

In this workshop, participants will come to understand the importance of adult education in the Regents P–16 Action Plan and will identify the qualities that make a good adult education and literacy program. The workshop will focus on program assessment instruments that have been benchmarked with NYSED’s Indicators of Program Quality. Participants will develop personal professional development plans for the coming year. Date: PTM 14-101 - Friday, November 1 Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Case Management 101 for Adult Education Programs Facilitator: S. Michele Echols Audience: Program managers, case managers This workshop will cover the best practices for adult education case managers using NYSED’s “10 Pathways out of Poverty” as a benchmark to provide the best services to our adult learners. It will also provide an overview of creative workshop topics that will engage students while addressing many of the societal barriers they face. Date: PTM 14-102 - Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

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NYC RAEN Catalog fall fy2014  

Catalog of the professional development workshops offered at the Literacy Assistance Center September 2013 through January 2014.