Adult Education Week Begins TodayPosted on 03/23/2015
The California Council for Adult Education (CCAE ) and the California State Consortium for Adult Education (CSCAE ) are teaming up to jointly promote and sponsor Adult Education Week, March 23-27, 2015. Many adult education programs are hosting events and making available information and press releases about their programs.
The theme is "Literacy: A Family Affair," but programs are free to choose their own theme. To help schools present this event, CSCAE is providing a free, downloadable booklet containing generic materials for the promotion of California Adult Education Week activities and events. The booklet includes advice on dealing with the media, suggestions for events and press releases, relevant statistics to include in news articles, and sample public service announcements, press releases, and proclamations, as well as a sample school board resolution.
This week was specifically chosen for Adult Education Week because it coincides with CCAE's annual Legislative Day taking place in Sacramento on March 24. With funding for California's K-12 adult school system at stake over the next nine months, adult education leadership urges all schools to be especially pro-active during this period. Adult Education Week can be a useful vehicle to build awareness within our various communities, as well as among education decision-makers and the media, of the value of K-12 adult school programs.