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CAEP Deliverable Reminders

Deadlines and Deliverables

Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program: Supporting ESL & ABE/ASE Students to Career Success through IET Classes

Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program Nominations OPEN!

CAEP Consortium Leadership Academy (CLA) Applications Open!

Positions Available: OTAN Project Specialist II:

  • Technology Integrator, Adult Education (Classified)
  • Technology Projects, OTAN (Certificated) 

Stronger Starts- NEW and FREE Resource for Adult Education Partners to Share with Community

CAEP Technical Assistance Webinars

Lunch with LARAEC

CCAE 2024 Conference

CAEP Consortium Directors' Corner

CAEP Deliverable Reminders

CAEP CFAD for 2024-25 The 2024-25 CFAD, including the Consortia Report on Governance Compliance Rules and Procedures is due in NOVA by May 2, 2024.

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CAEP Quarter 3 Student Data

The Quarter 3 student data is due by April 30, 2024 in TOPSPro for K-12 CAEP adult education providers and WIOA-funded community college noncredit providers. Additionally, the employment and earnings follow-up survey is due on the same day, April 30, 2024.

Deadlines and Deliverables

  • Apr 30: Student Data due in TOPSPro (Q3)

  • Apr 30: Employment and Earnings Follow-up Survey
  • May 2: CFAD for 2024-25 due in NOVA *
  • Jun 1: Member Expense Report due in NOVA (Q3)
  • Jun 30: Member Expense Report certified by Consortia in NOVA (Q3) *
  • Jul 15: Student Data due in TOPSPro (Q4) FINAL
  • Aug 15: Annual Plan for 2024-25 due in NOVA *
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Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program

Torrance Adult School implemented a number of Integrated Education and Training (IET) classes in order to bolster the success of our ESL and ABE/ASE students in CTE classes and employment. Over the past four years, we have used a variety of IET models to provide support for our ESL and ABE/ASE students in CTE.

Learn more about the Supporting ESL & ABE/ASE Students to Career Success through IET Classes model program and visit the Advancing California Adult Education website to view other Model Programs throughout California.

The CAEP TAP team is thrilled to announce that we are now accepting session proposals for the annual CAEP Summit 2024, which will be held at the Marriott Oakland City Center, from October 28-30, 2024!  

We extend an invitation for you to contribute your expertise and insights by proposing a session for the upcoming Summit by sharing and discussing innovative, effective promising practices, strategies, and additional resources as we continue Celebrating a Decade of Progress: Shaping and Building Adult Education Together.

Proposal submission deadline: June 30, 2024. Applicants will be notified by: July 15, 2024.

Don't delay, submit a proposal today!

CAEP Summit Call for Proposal

Don't miss this golden opportunity to showcase the remarkable progress and innovative strategies your program has implemented throughout the year! We invite you to honor these achievements by submitting your nomination for the Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program Recognition. You will have an opportunity at the CAEP Summit 2024 to be celebrated by your peers. Hurry, as the nomination window closes on May 30, 2024. Visit our model program nomination portal to discover the criteria and rubric details. Celebrate your program's accomplishments—nominate today!

Nominate Today!

Applications are open for the CAEP Consortium Leadership Academy (CLA)! The intended applicant is new to their role within the last 3 years. If you believe the CLA is perfect for you, but fall outside that criteria email TAP to discuss additional options.

The application window will close June 15, 2024 and notifications will be sent out at the end of June. The CLA program was created to build the capacity of consortia leads, directors, and co-chairs to effectively lead their consortium through a student-centered leadership approach.

To learn more email or complete the application by clicking the button below.

Apply Today!

Project Specialist II, Technology Integrator, Adult Education

Application deadline is May 7, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.

Apply on EdJoin!

Project Specialist II, Technology Projects, OTAN (Certificated)

Application deadline is May 9, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.

Apply on EdJoin!

Stronger Starts by First 5 California powered by Cell-Ed, which provides family support with its engaging educational program consisting of courses, coaching, and micro-learning. A program explicitly designed for parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years of age, who would like to learn more about how to help their children cope through difficult times. This program is made available to you and your community free of charge.

Stronger Starts is inviting you to join in helping get this information to your partners. We would like to invite you to one of three upcoming webinars to guide you and your partners in Adult Education on how to utilize and promote these resources in your community.

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 9:00 AM PST Link

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 3:00 PM PST Link

Feel free to reach out to us to schedule a time to train your staff on how to use the tool.

You can start by downloading the Toolkit that has all the flyers (English, Spanish) and information to get you started, and learn more by visiting the Stronger Starts webpage.

CAEP Technical Assistance Webinars

Overview: TOPSpro Enterprise

April 25, 2024 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join CASAS Training team for an overview of TOPSpro® Enterprise (TE). This overview is geared towards anyone that uses TE; teachers, data managers, proctors, and administrators. This session is ideal for beginner to intermediate level but all are welcome! This session will overview TOPSpro® Enterprise (TE), a data management system that tracks student assessment and test results. The software provides tools to communicate program effectiveness to adult education and training programs. The system provides powerful accountability information for students, teachers, and program administrators. Explore multiple features of TE in this workshop.

Session outcomes:

• Launch TOPSpro Enterprise

• Identify various menus, submenus, and icons

• Run reports

• Create records

• Customize listers

• For CA: WIOA and CAEP Data Submission

Register Today!

Designing and Implementing Evidence-Based Accelerated Learning: Training Models that Align to Local Population and Workforce Needs Part III

May 1,2024 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join WestEd for the final session of this three-part series. This webinar Determining if your Accelerated Learning Model is Working: Continuous Improvement and Evaluation, will focus on including an evaluation or continuous improvement (CI) component to the accelerated learning model from the start. It will include types of evaluation and CI processes and how a program chooses which to implement. An evaluation process will be introduced, including identifying relevant outcomes, data points, analysis, and how to use the evaluation analysis to inform program development and stakeholders. Programs will present on how they use an evaluation or CI process in their accelerated learning program.

Register Today!

CAEP Accountability Update and Data Dive

at a local school near you!

Evaluate Progress and Outcomes related to CAEP Enrollment, Instruction, Persistence and Postsecondary Outcomes. Evaluate local CAEP performance goals, with examples of how to identify areas of success and areas that may need improvement. Provide suggestions to monitor student progress and outcomes related to goals. Analyze TE reports to monitor agency and consortium level goals for different subgroups.

Location: East Side Adult Education (San Jose)

April 25, 2024 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

East Side AE (San Jose)

Uncovering the Secrets to Student Persistence

May 2nd, 2024 12:30 PM 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. !

The Lunch with LARAEC PD positivity train is pulling into the station for its final stop of the 23-24 school year. Join Justin and Michele for this upcoming Lunch with LARAEC.

What motivates students to persist? How can we translate student experience to school-site practice? Join us and our student panelists as we host a live event that will highlight student experiences with motivation and persistence. We’ll engage our student panelists in a lively and in-depth discussion as they reflect on their experiences navigating their educational and career goals and how these challenges and triumphs connect to counseling support services and classroom instruction. Join LARAEC’s Counseling and Transitions Action Planning Team and their student presenters for this enlightening presentation.

Register Today!

Upcoming Conferences

CCAE Conference 2024 May 9th-11th, 2024

Anaheim Marriott

700 West Convention Way

Anaheim, CA 92802​

The California Council for Adult Education (CCAE) is the annual conference for adult education professionals throughout the state. Sessions are relevant for faculty/teachers, administrators, data specialists, transition specialists, consortium staff, and anyone who works with students in K12 adult education and community college non-credit programs. You won't want to miss out! Whether you're looking for strategies you can use in your classroom tomorrow, thoughtful conversations about policy, highlights of innovative or successful programs, networking opportunities, or access to a wide range of vendor exhibits - this conference will have it all!  

Register Now!

CAEP Directors' Corner

Approaches to Three-Year Plan Preparation

April 30th, 2024 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

In line with our ongoing efforts to map out the three-year plan, we're inviting Consortium leads, directors, and co-leads to join a unique webinar session designed to foster collaborative learning and shared insights. This Peer Learning Circle (PLC) will be lightly facilitated, allowing individuals to freely discuss their personal strategies and methods in the planning process. It's a valuable opportunity for everyone to gain new perspectives and potentially refine their approaches based on collective wisdom and diverse experiences.

Register Today!

Consortium Directors' Peer Learning Circle (PLC)

The Consortium Directors' Peer Learning Circles serve as a specialized forum for Consortium Leads, Co-Leads, Managers, and Directors. This platform offers a unique space to engage in discussions on challenges, queries, and distinctive scenarios frequently experienced by Consortium Leads, who often navigate the complexities of both the Community College noncredit system and the K12 system. It provides an invaluable opportunity for leads from across California to exchange ideas, find thought partners, and disseminate strategies and best practices, thereby fostering excellence throughout the state.

Please use this form to express areas of interest for future PLC's.

Directors' Corner | Discussion

The Directors' Corner serves as an online platform designed to promote the exchange of ideas and facilitate access to colleagues throughout the state. Additionally, the Canvas Course is a repository of consolidated resources for Consortium Leads/Directors. This platform aims to foster a robust networking environment, allowing for the seamless sharing of queries, resources, and insights on various scenarios among directors throughout the State.

Consortium Leads will be granted access. If you do not have access, please email

Discussion Board

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