Adult Education News

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.

Workplace Essential Skills adds courses in Hospitality and Marketing

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 3, 2020

Contextualized content is important to adult learners looking for relevant content applicable to job skills or work. KET's Workplace Essential Skills teaches targeted math and language arts skills needed in seven high demand career fields. The newest courses are focused on hospitality and marketing. To celebrate, customers can buy any seat in Workplace Essential Skills and get another seat for free.

KET’s FastForward Helps Dream Job Become Reality

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 27, 2020

For most of James Griffin’s life, the fact that he didn’t have a high school diploma rarely gave him much cause for concern. That is, until his dream job suddenly presented itself.

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