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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 - $698

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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 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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  • $50

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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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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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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!



click here to view Fall Conference- Exhibitor Registration details

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  • $350 - $5,350

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The Michigan Association of Community and Adult Education (MACAE) is excited to announce its Fall 2020 Virtual Conference: In It Together!  The Institute is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, November 5-6, 2020 virtually via our conference application, Whova. A special pre-conference kickoff will take place on November 4th.  

The two-day institute specifically highlights special populations in adult basic education/high school equivalency, family literacy, alternative education, youth populations, integrated education and training, workforce development.  We are committed to delivering the same high-quality conference that we have become known for.  We are excited about this virtual opportunity!  We expect close to 250 attendees will participate over the two-day institute including chief executive officers, administrators, instructors, volunteers, program support staff and officials from our state Department of Education and the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.

Each day of our virtual conference will feature content specific strands, a keynote speaker and networking and social activities for conference attendees.

We are seeking exhibitors to play an integral part of the institute.  As an exhibitor you will be able to have a virtual exhibitor booth to interact with participants and an opportunity to sponsor and present at the institute.  

Please consider serving as a sponsor for our conference:

 

Platinum$2000- Session Presentation, Membership to MACAE, Banner on Conference App homepage, Session Sponsorship, MACAE Website front page display, Virtual Exhibitor room booth

Diamond $1500- Session Presentation, Membership to MACAE, Banner on Conference App homepage, MACAE Website front page display, Virtual Exhibitor room booth 

Gold $1000- Membership to MACAE, Banner on Conference App homepage, MACAE Website front page display, Virtual Exhibitor room booth

Silver $500-Banner on Conference App homepage, Virtual Exhibitor room booth 

Exhibitor $350: Virtual Exhibitor room booth