Adult Education News

Summer Break – Are You Winding Down or Gearing Up?

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 3, 2022

As the end of the traditional school year comes, it is a time of both winding down and gearing up. Learn more about how that happens simultaneously for adult educators and learners.

The Importance of Fathers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 1, 2022

According to the Administration for Children and Families, research shows that involved fathers provide practical support in raising children and serve as models for their development. Kentucky father-daughter duo Robert and Rebecca Harrison highlight one way that this relationship can lead to success.

April may bring May flowers, but May brings GRADUATIONS!

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

May 4, 2022

All across our land, individuals, families, teachers and supporters will celebrate the accomplishments of learners of all ages during the month of May! Adult educators are no exception and here are some ideas to help.

Ideas to Keep Adult Learners Engaged During Busy Summer Months

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

May 2, 2022

Finding time to continue studies when busy summer activities begin can be challenging, especially for adults who may have school-aged children at home, kids involved in activities, vacations and more. Here are a few ideas to consider for keeping your learners engaged.

English Language Day and EnGen

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

April 5, 2022

Do you need ELL programming support for your learners? KET has partnered with EnGen, a reputable skills-focused, virtual English language learning platform, to give adult learners access to modern, high-quality English instruction tied to real world needs.

Celebrating Alabama Grads

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2022

If ever there was a personification of determination Janet Flemmon would be it. When Janet was only 12, her mom passed away and her grandparents became her caretakers. She describes her teen years as rough and challenging and as a result, she was unable to finish high school. Eventually Janet found her way into Bridge Academy in Selma, AL. Bridge Academy offers classes and services to adults who want to attain a high school diploma.

Spring Forward!

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2022

Whether we like Daylight Savings Time or not, the time has come for most of the nation to set clocks one hour ahead. Many people feel the spring time change actually gives them more time due to longer evenings and seemingly more sunlight. This is the perfect time to encourage adult learners to FastForward to new opportunities that come with completing a high school equivalency credential, workplace training or improved language skills.

KET Adult Education Celebrates Digital Learning Day 2022

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

February 20, 2022

The past couple of pandemic years have created a greater dependence on digital learning as non-traditional instruction and use of distance learning resources have exploded across the educational spectrum. On this DLDay, KET encourages adult educators to learn more about our digital resources including FastForward, Workplace Essential Skills and the free PBS LearningMedia Adult Education Collection.

Financial Aid Awareness Month

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

February 13, 2022

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month. If the next step in your adult learner’s future includes college, completing a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is of utmost importance. Help your students prepare for college with these financial aid awareness resources.

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