Adult Education News

The Importance of Time Management

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

January 11, 2022

Happy New Year! Ending a year and beginning a new one often causes us to notice “time,” reflect, plan or change. Time management is an important life skill, but it is not natural to some people. Help adult learners understand the importance of time management as it relates to workplace performance by utilizing KET resources like Workplace Essential Skills.

Celebrate Grads in 2022

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

December 17, 2021

KET Adult Education has a big goal for 2022! We believe in the work you do, celebrate the accomplishments of learners and are honored to provide adult education resources to programs all across the U.S. Every week in 2022 we want to highlight a new learner who accomplishes their goal of gaining a high school credential by preparing with FastForward. We're looking for learners from every state!

Year End Savings on KET Adult Education products

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

December 17, 2021

Need quality resources for the new year at reduced prices? Here is your chance to enjoy savings on reusable seats in KET’s classroom level online programs - Workplace Essential Skills and FastForward - and printed workbooks.

Adult Education Recruiting Tools for 2022

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

November 30, 2021

When the calendar moves toward the beginning of a new year, many people start to evaluate what they hope to accomplish in the new year and resolutions are made. This is a perfect time for adult education programs to market their services to new, stopped-out and currently enrolled students. KET Adult Education can help make the process easier by offering a collection of fresh recruiting and engagement tools.

My Story Reimagined: Shengxia Ding

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

October 31, 2021

Shengxia Ding has spent nearly 20 years studying English as a second language. A native speaker of Chinese, Shengxia immigrated to the U.S. after she married her husband, an American citizen. Today she has an amazing command of English but there is still one word that isn’t in her repertoire…can’t. Recently Shengxia was honored through a Kentucky Skills U Adult Education initiative called "My Story Reimagined."

National Career Development Month

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

October 31, 2021

The National Career Development Association designates November as Career Development Month each year. Many of the events and resources associated with this initiative are designed for K-12 schools but let’s face it, career development is a K-lifetime practice! KET encourages adult educators to focus more intently on career development activities during the month of November.

KET Online Courses Now Approved in TX

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

October 25, 2021

Texas Adult Education and Literacy has approved KET's online courses, FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills, as digital curriculums for use in adult education programs in the state.

Careers in Construction Highlighted

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2021

Most jobs in construction require workers to understand some basic math skills as they apply to the work they are doing. Skills such as correctly measuring before cutting materials, or correctly calculating amounts of supplies needed like shingles or carpeting or concrete are imperative. If your learners need to review or master basic math skills used in the construction industry, consider KET’s Workplace Essential Skills.

Solid Metal Group manufacturing plant in Chicago (2)

Manufacturing Day is October 1

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2021

National Manufacturing Day is the first Friday in October each year. There are so many exciting and well-paying career opportunities in the manufacturing industry!

Introducing New Resource for English Language Learners

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 1, 2021

According to U.S. Census Reports nearly 39 million immigrants have come into the US since 1965. One sixth of the American workforce are immigrants. KET is keenly aware of the need for quality, affordable, adaptable English language learning resources and is proud to announce a new partnership with Engen, a reputable provider of digital language learning programming.

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