Adult Education News

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.

Post-pandemic considerations for adult educators

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 1, 2021

Have you started to think about what life will look like in the fall of 2021 and beyond? COVID-19 vaccines are being administered to masses of Americans right now. If predictions are accurate, we should begin to see restrictions lifted even further and economic recovery slowly begin in the months ahead. What will the new normal look like?

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 […]

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!

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