Adult Education News

FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills Upgrade Loading…  

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 3, 2023

Are you a FastForward or Workplace Essential Skills user? KET’s nationwide online learning system is nearing its 10th anniversary and we get to celebrate this milestone with an upgrade! Thousands of students have successfully used these programs to prepare for high school equivalency exams and build their skills in high-demand career fields. We’re pleased to announce that coming soon, users will see a fully refreshed look and feel to the platform.  

September is Workforce Development Month 

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 30, 2023

As the data regarding adult education suggests, it’s critical to support a national workforce that meets the needs of businesses, communities, families and individuals. Now that adult education providers are increasingly undertaking the mission of workforce training integrated with literacy and basic skills instruction, KET’s Workplace Essential Skills can serve as a useful tool.

Reading Together Benefits Kids and Parents

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 29, 2023

Family literacy activities, in which children and adults are engaged in reading and learning together, offer a range of benefits for both kids and their parents. It’s well understood how reading to (and with) children improves their reading comprehension, success in school and overall confidence. In fact, similar benefits occur for adult learners in the family as well.  

KET Celebrates National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 28, 2023

KET Adult Education, in partnership with the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE), invites you to join us in celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 18-22.

PBS LearningMedia Becomes GO-TO Resource for Adult Education Professional

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 3, 2023

Like most educators, Wendy Shue had heard of PBS Learning Media but wasn’t familiar with all it offers. But then she attended a joint presentation given by Kentucky Educational Television and Alabama Public Television at the 2022 Alabama Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education conference.

Hey Adults – Let’s Go Back to School!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 2, 2023

Now is a great time to recruit adult learners to enroll in adult learning programs to complete a high school credential, brush up on basic skills or workplace training or prepare to enroll in technical or college programs! Many adult learners say their children are their “why” or their motivation to return to school.

Resources for Adult Education in Corrections

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 22, 2023

The U.S. ranks number one in the world for mass incarceration. Adult Education plays a significant role in supporting, redirecting and readying justice-involved individuals for reentry into modern society. Looking for resources to support correctional education?

Success in Kentucky Correctional Setting

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 22, 2023

Rachel Chestnut has long been an advocate for adult education, particularly in the correctional setting. As an adult educator she has witnessed the remarkable impact that intentional support and opportunities have on incarcerated individuals.  

KET Celebrates Graduates from FastForward Partner Programs

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 12, 2023

It's graduation time! Join KET Adult Education team as we celebrate this year's graduates from licensed FastForward centers from in Kentucky and around the country. Thank you to all who shared photos!

KET In Your Neighborhood

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 10, 2023

We’re heading to free family events across the state. If one of these events is in your neighborhood, we hope you’ll make plans to come out and join us!

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