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click here to view Adult Basic Education/Literacy Best Practices Webinar details

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Friday, April 24, 2020: 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm (SCECHs approved)

This presentation will focus on targeting the barriers of low-level ABE and ESL learners.  The presentations throughout the day will include instructional strategies for equipping instructors with the academic resources to help learners succeed in workplace literacy skills and foundational skills. The second half of the presentation will focus on career navigation tools and resources to help program participants be successful.  Equip your team with the templates and tools necessary to help participants find career and education success while navigating the barriers before them. 

SCECHs available.

 Part 1: 10:00am-12:00pm: The presentations throughout the day will include instructional strategies for equipping instructors with the academic resources to help learners succeed in workplace literacy skills and foundational skills.

Part 2: 1:00pm-3:00pm: The second half of the presentation will focus on career navigation tools and resources to help program participants be successful.  Equip your team with the templates and tools necessary to help participants find career and education success while navigating the barriers before them.  

Michael Evans is Executive Director of the Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) and has been with the organization since August 2010. He is charged with bringing area adult literacy programs together to better coordinate services for adults wanting to learn how to read or improve their literacy skills. He works daily to raise awareness of adult literacy issues in the community and to gather more support to this cause.

SCECHs and Food:

Breakfast and lunch will be served with coffee, water and tea. SCECHs available. 

 


click here to view CASAS Connection: E-CASAS Troubleshooting Workshop details

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This interactive session and training with trouble shoot best practices and resources for CASAS TopsPro users.  This hands-on training experience with some of local users sharing what they do and helping with others to ensure you are utilizing the maximum capacity of the system.  In addition we will share how different programs incorporate the E-CASAS system into their registration process to ensure timeliness and accuracy.  We will also touch upon ensuring how programs use E-CASAS in compliance with the Michigan Adult Education Reporting System (MAERS).   Be sure to bring your CASAS login information. 


click here to view Directors and Administrators Training details

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The training for Directors and Administrators will review some of the major news and developments regarding adult education.  We will share new strategies and research surrounding adult education and updates pertaining to the daily management and operations of programs.  We will also share some of the latest information on MAERS information, assessment and adult education policy updates and more.  In addition, we will have a discussion on leadership in turbulent times and helping the most vulnerable and marginalized populations in our programs.     

 

click here to view District & Vendor Membership details

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  • $0 - $720.50

Available

Membership will include:  Free webinars; membership to COABE; discount on Fall Conference and workshops; monthly Topic Friday meetings; membership directory and job posting.

Professional Membership $275 includes:  Full or Part Time Administrators (Principal, Director, Manager, Supervisor, Coordinator, CEO, Consultant).
Associate Membership $99 includes:  Special for 2019-20!  $99 for one membership plus a second membership free if paid by July 31st.
August 1st the second Associate Membership is $49.50.
  Teachers, Program Assistants and directly related support staff.  Also includes Retirees no longer working in the field. (Just pay for one member and email macaeoffice@gmail.com with the names of the level two members).

Vendor Membership $499 includes:  Access to the MACAE annual membership directory, listing and link on MACAE's website, 10% discounts on all conference and workshop exhibit space.



click here to view E-CASAS Remote Testing details

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Coming Soon

Friday, December 4, 2020

Part 1: 10am-12pm: Beginners

Part 2: 1pm-3pm: Intermediate/Advanced

Virtual

 

Join practitioners from across the state in a one-day training on E-CASAS remote testing.  Share best practices, ideas and review introductory procedures for implementation. The morning session will review the basics, including an overview of the system, adding classes, registering students, etc. The afternoon will be used to brainstorm best practices and for more advanced/experienced staff.  The 4-hour total training will take place Friday, December 4, 2020 from 10am-12pm for Beginners and new to E-CASAS and 1pm-3pm for Intermediate/Advanced users.

 

Cost:

$20

 

Description:

This interactive session and training with trouble shoot best practices and resources for CASAS remote testing users.  This hands-on training experience with some of local users sharing what they do and helping with others to ensure you are utilizing the maximum capacity of the system.  In addition we will share how different programs incorporate the E-CASAS system into their registration process to ensure timeliness and accuracy.  We will also touch upon ensuring how programs use E-CASAS in compliance with the Michigan Adult Education Reporting System (MAERS).   Be sure to bring your CASAS login information.

 

Facilitator:

Caitlyn Pisarski Bio

Caitlyn Pisarski manages the Learning Labs. Caitlyn has over six years of teaching experience, ranging from pre-kindergarten to adult basic education. She received a Bachelor of Social Work degree and a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan.   She has trained in CASAS with her staff both on-line and remote testing

click here to view E-CASAS Summer Training details

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Join practitioners from across the state in a one-day training on E-CASAS.  Share best practices, ideas and review introductory procedures for implementation.  The morning session will review the basic:  overview of the system, adding classes, registering students, etc.  The afternoon will be used to brainstorm best practices and for more advanced/experienced staff.

click here to view Engaging Instructional Strategies and Tools in the Digital Age details

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Now that we are teaching virtually the next step is to ensure we are delivering quality content.  What strategies and tools can we utilize to help reach our adult learners at a distance?  How can we keep them engaged in new ways? This training is intended for Adult and Alternative Education Instructors on innovative online and distance learning tools to engage adult learners. We will focus on some exciting pedagogical strategies and online tools for instructors.  Participants will walk away with a list of tools and resources and strategies to implement for work and instruction. 

A short time after registration you will receive the Zoom webinar link.  

1.5 SCECHS approved for this training. Please come to the virtual session with your PIC number to share.  


 

click here to view Fall Conference Registration details

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Click here for registration information!

Come be a special part of our Annual Fall Conference.  This is a great opportunity to meet with directors, instructors and vendors of adult, alternative, ESL, literacy, and community education (early childhood, before/after school, enrichment and recreation programs) and Workforce.  



MACAE Fall Conference 2019
October 16-18, 2019 @ the beautiful Crystal Mountain.
Look forward to seeing you this FALL!

click here to view Fall Conference Vendor Registration details

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Click here for exhibitor information!

Please Join Us!

MACAE invites you to be a special part of annual Fall Conference as an exhibitor.  This is a great opportunity for your team to meet with directors and instructors of adult, alternative, ESL, literacy and community education (early childhood, before/after school, enrichment and recreation programs) and Workforce development.  

The conference will be held at the Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI.

MACAE Fall Conference 2019
October 16-18, 2019 @ the beautiful Crystal Mountain.
Look forward to seeing you this FALL!