TESOL’s Adult Education Interest Section (AEIS) discusses issues related to professionals serving grownup English language learners; issues include national standards and legislation, immigration and citizenship, assessment, professional improvement, educational best practices for low literacy learners, best practices in curriculum and instruction for grownup language learners, workforce and profession pathway programming, and integration of life skills embedded with language instruction. I attended the Bay Area Townhall, held in Oakland, on the day before Halloween,¬†from 1 to three in the afternoon, at McClymonds High School It is a large building, partly in use as a high school and partly in use by what bravely stays of Oakland Adult & Career Education (and should it rebuild!), a program which as soon as served over 20,000 folks (who still want Adult Ed programs!) and now serves I am guessing lower than 1,000 college students.adult education

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