Adult Education News

Determination, Encouragement, Flexibility and Hope Lead to Big Accomplishments

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 14, 2021

2020 will go down as a year like no other for most people. While many will talk about the challenges of halting normal routines due to a global pandemic, Heather Farley will speak of 2020 as a year when she accomplished a big goal. In November, she completed her high school equivalency credential, something she had been working toward for years.

Hurry! Save 20% before 2020 becomes hindsight.

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

December 10, 2020

As adult education programs transitioned to distance learning this spring, educators found that their familiar FastForward system already offered everything they needed to keep their students learning AND manage their programs. FastForward contains all subjects, pre and posttests, study plans, classroom and student management systems, reports and more. It is familiar, trusted, research-proven, effective and […]

Help students learn to search for jobs and build resumes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 11, 2020

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills is getting a new content addition early in 2021. The upgrade will add a job search module to each of the contextualized career fields so students can learn how to best search for jobs within specific career sectors. They will be able to create resumes and evaluate them against recommendations made within the Workplace Essential Skills courses.

Serving needs in difficult circumstances

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 1, 2020

Remember when we flipped on the lights in our classrooms and learning centers, fired up the computers, poured a cup of coffee, watched students sign-in and went about providing assistance and instruction as needed? Well, that was then. Everything has changed everywhere, but perhaps one of the places where serving students has been most adversely impacted is within correctional facilities.

Test Tips for Adult Learners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 12, 2020

Adult educators are reaching out via social media platforms, setting up conversation portals through apps like Slack, using Zoom to teach classes and recommending proven online learning systems like KET’s FastForward and more. If you are looking for short text messages to send your learners find the perfect thing to send inside the Test Tips included in KET’s FastForward online learning system.

Congratulations to 2020 GED Graduates

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 22, 2020

KET recently participated in GED® Testing Services’ social media Grad Day celebration. “Adult education programs all across America utilize KET’s online learning system, FastForward, to enable their adult learners to prepare for and successfully pass the GED® test”, said Tonya Crum, Senior Director of Education for KET. “We are honored to play a small part in the accomplishments of so many students and staff. We could only highlight a few in a short video clip but we celebrate the success of graduates everywhere.”

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 1, 2020

Teachers – THANK YOU for all you do to support and nurture Kentucky's learners! KET Education would like to show our appreciation with fun giveaways throughout the week. Just enter your name, school email and school name in the form below by Friday, May 8 for a chance to win!

What’s working for adult education right now?

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 30, 2020

Recently, KET hosted a group of Kentucky-based adult educators to ask what was working for their learners and programs. “It is very encouraging to hear the way adult educators continue to step up no matter the challenge,” said Sarah Wilkins, Director of Adult Education at KET. What's working for your adult learning program during these challenging times? We want to hear YOUR story.

We’d like your Learn at Home feedback

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 9, 2020

The KET Education team would like to know what's working for you and what you need more help with while your students and children are learning at home. Please take a minute to let us know what has been helpful, and what we could improve. Fill out the survey below and include contact information by April 24 to be entered into our random prize drawing for a Chromebook for your classroom and other KET and PBS swag.

Free Access to FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2020

In response to the global Coronavirus pandemic and out of an abundance of caution, many adult education programs may curb attendance in classroom settings and switch to online instruction. To aid those in need of immediate access to new or expanded online coursework, KET is pleased to offer free access to FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills programs for a 30-day period.

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