Adult Education News

Introducing New Resource for English Language Learners

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 1, 2021

According to U.S. Census Reports nearly 39 million immigrants have come into the US since 1965. One sixth of the American workforce are immigrants. KET is keenly aware of the need for quality, affordable, adaptable English language learning resources and is proud to announce a new partnership with Engen, a reputable provider of digital language learning programming.

An Outstanding Corrections Education Program in Oregon

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

August 3, 2021

Peter Shikli is a hero. He would not say that himself, but many of the participants in his correctional education program would. In the corrections education field there are many challenges, and […]

Get Set for Best Year Yet!

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

July 6, 2021

In summer adult educators sometime pause to consider best practices and new resources as well as plan for the upcoming school year. KET is proud to offer free and paid resources to help plan for the best year yet in adult ed!

Kellie Blair Hardt, once featured in KET Program, Appointed to GEDTS® Board

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

July 6, 2021

In 2015, KET produced an impactful series about the challenges and rewards of “dropping back in” to education. One of the learners profiled in the stories was Kellie Blair Hardt. The story she articulated for the video is amazing, yet her influence and success continues. She was recently named to the Board of Directors at GED Testing Service®.

Evaluation of Workplace Essential Skills Courses Underscores Positive Learner Outcomes

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

June 7, 2021

Workplace Essential Skills, KET’s newest online contextualized learning system, is posting excellent results from recent learner evaluations. Arroyo Research Services, a professional educational programming evaluation service based in Ashville, NC, completed a comprehensive study of the content, learning objectives and outcomes related to the Workplace Essential Skills program.

A Change of Plans Leads to Long Awaited Accomplishment

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 3, 2021

COVID-19 has disrupted plans and dreams for persons all around the world. Some will remember this period of time with great disdain while others will rise from their challenges with grace and inspiration. Patrice Echols is one of the graceful inspirational ones.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 4, 2021

The KET Education team is thankful for everything Kentucky teachers have done and continue to do during this challenging year! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Moving Forward, Fast

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 21, 2021

When Lynn Foley, an instructor with Rhode Island Regional Adult Learning (RIRAL) first encountered Josh Renaud, she knew he was not her typical adult learner. He was a former honor student and once enrolled in AP classes. He is motivated, knows how to set goals, accomplish objectives and work toward next steps consistently. She immediately knew he needed support that looked a little different than most.

Rhode Island Woman Works Toward Post-Pandemic Opportunities Using KET’s FastForward

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

February 21, 2021

When Covid-19 pandemic hampered her job at an assisted living community, Vanessa Stamatakos got busy and completed her GED®. She studied an average of 4 hours per day for 4 months utilizing KET’s FastForward online course and passed all 4 subjects to earn her high school equivalency credential. She is now enrolled in college full-time.

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