Adult Education News

Black History Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 7, 2024

As we enter the month of February, we join in celebrating Black History Month—an opportunity to honor the rich heritage, contributions, triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout history. This month and year-round, teachers and students recognize and celebrate the significant contributions and achievements of Black individuals throughout history.  

Workplace Skills in high-demand careers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 7, 2024

It’s critical for educational programs to support a national workforce that meets the needs of businesses, communities, families and individuals. KET’s Workplace Essential Skills can serve as a useful tool to meet these needs by offering adult learners academic content contextualized to high demand careers as well as instruction on soft skills.

Mentorship for Career Readiness

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

KET Adult Education recognizes January as National Mentoring Month.  Mentorship programs can provide numerous benefits for mentors and their mentees, including helping both individuals learn new skills, build networks and grow as professionals.  

Mental Health and Adult Learners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

Mental wellness is crucial for all of us, especially in the post-holiday winter months, and in particular for adult learners. Learn strategies and considerations for supporting others’ mental health, both in and outside of the classroom.  

Change your mindset, change your life

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 9, 2024

We’ve all heard (and perhaps also said) motivational quotes like this headline. As clichéd as these ideas sometimes are, they are rooted in psychological theory. The concept of a fixed versus a growth mindset, as explained by psychologist Carol Dweck, refers to the belief that one's abilities, intelligence, and talents are not unchangeable or permanent, but can be developed and improved through dedication, hard work, learning and perseverance. 

Upgrade has arrived for FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 9, 2023

If you’re a KET FastForward or Workplace Essential Skills teacher or administrator, heads up! We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary with an upgrade, and we’re thrilled to share that it’s here!  

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with KET Adult Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 9, 2023

Join KET Adult Education as we take this opportunity to honor and recognize the rich cultural, historical and social contributions of Indigenous peoples in North America. This month provides a special opportunity to learn about and celebrate the traditions, history and artistry of Native Americans.  

November is Career Development Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 9, 2023

National Career Development Month is the perfect time to invest in career growth, set goals and take steps to advance your own professional journey, as well as guide students and clients you may work with to do the same. Let’s look at some strategies to consider.  

Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-20

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 11, 2023

Digital Citizenship Week is an annual event held by the nonprofit media and technology literacy organization Common Sense Media. It’s the perfect opportunity to establish skills that can help us all, including students, become better digital citizens. So, what does it mean to be a good “digital citizen”?

Digital Access and Literacy in Adult Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 6, 2023

Digital equity is a critical topic to address in the field of adult education, including access to technology and digital literacy instruction. Bridging the digital divide among adult learners means ensuring that learners have equal access to both connected devices and opportunities for digital learning experiences. 

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