KYAE2017--Kentucky Adult Literacy Educator Education

Grants and Contracts Details

Description

1. Peer-to-Peer Coaching Institute. CCLD will provide a 27.5 hour, blended training to engage instructors in an ongoing, cyclical model in which they collaborate and reflect on their instructional practices for the purpose of refinement. Participants will engage in a powerful, non-evaluative process with peers collaborating to examine and study student learning with a goal of improving professional practice in ways that maximize student success. The institute will include two, face-to-face trainings, online activities, and peer-to-peer classroom observations for up to 36 participants. 2. Building Bridges to Career Pathways Institute. Through this training, CCLD will engage participants in building relationships with community college key stakeholders in order to deliver successful contextualized instruction. They will discover the most effective practices to establish the relationships, determine needs, work with college instructors, and deliver effective contextualized instruction. The institute will include three, face-to-face trainings, online activities, and job-embedded activities. It will be offered twice (regionally) for up to 35 participants each (70 total). 3. CCLD will facilitate each of the following 12-hour, online courses developed under a previous contract for up to 36 participants (each course) by June 30, 2017: a. Engaging Students in Close Reading and Evidence-Based Writing for RLA. This course will provide adult education instructors with strategies, tools, and resources necessary to equip students with close reading and evidence-based writing skills needed for the GED®, college, and career readiness. b. Engaging Students in Close Reading and Evidence-Based Writing for Social Studies. This course will provide adult education instructors with strategies, tools, and resources to equip students with knowledge and skills to analyze and interpret social studies texts. c. Engaging Students in Close Reading and Evidence-Based Writing for Science. This course will provide adult education instructors with strategies, tools, and resources to equip students with knowledge and skills to analyze and interpret science texts. d. Engaging Students in Effective Learning Practices. This course will provide adult education instructors with strategies, tools, and resources to equip students with knowledge and skills to take ownership of the learning process. 4. Critical Friends Learning Community. CCLD will provide this 12-hour, blended training for instructors that seek to meet within their program or neighboring programs, to examine lessons and student work, and to identify ways to improve teaching and learning. CCLD will facilitate up to 10 trainings and will assist instructors to identify student needs and brainstorm solutions. CCLD will offer resources and tools to assist instructors in meeting those needs. 5. Accelerated Opportunity Kentucky (AOKY): Examining Current Curricula. CCLD will provide up to six, one-day meetings (including follow-up meetings) for AOKY participants to share adult education lessons used to support team teaching under the AOKY model. CCLD will facilitate the discussion to identify strengths and weakness in the lessons, and to recommend next steps. (5-23-16 edited by TQ) 6. GED® Workshops. On KYAE’s behalf, CCLD Academy will contract with KYAE-approved national trainers to develop and deliver four, one-day trainings (3 regions for a total of 12 one-day workshops) for up to 300 participants, including coaches. The trainers’ stipend and travel costs will not exceed $50,000. CCLD will secure workshop locations, coordinate catering services, and provide for audio/visual needs. These trainings will concentrate on College and Career Readiness Standards-based instructional strategies to assist students’ successful completion of the 2014 GED® Test: -Mathematics and graphic literacy in science and social studies, -Reading strategies for GED® success, -Writing for success on the GED®, and -Using the GEDTS® scoring tools. 7. Classroom observation data analysis. CCLD will work with Morehead State University’s Adult Education Academy to analyze 2017-18 classroom data against classroom observation data collected and analyzed by CCLD for KYAE under a previous contract. The findings will be used to inform future KYAE professional development. 8. Content Experts. CCLD will provide KYAE-approved content experts to support KYAE professional development activities and to vet KYAE Lessons Bank submissions. 9. Professional Development Curriculum Planning and Development for FY 2017-18. CCLD will collaborate with KYAE to adapt, design, develop, and refine learning materials proposed for online or face-to-face professional development for FY 2017-18
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date7/1/166/30/17

Funding

  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education: $382,180.00

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