Adult Education News

On Sale: KET’s TV411 Financial Literacy Kit

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 13, 2019

Autumn and early winter are filled with popular holiday observations. Family gatherings can make for happy memories in some families but lead to unpleasant moments or memories for others. Stretched budgets and expectations related to holiday festivities can sometimes add to the stress level for adults. Help adult students understand the process of budgeting or learn about money and financial strategies by utilizing KET’s TV411 Financial Literacy Kit.

Get help navigating the college financial aid process

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s College Financial Aid 2020: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process

Join KET for COABE virtual conference

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 15, 2019

Some adult educators are not able to travel to the Coalition of Adult Basic Education annual conference due to budget reductions and time constraints. In an effort to better serve all constituents, COABE introduced virtual conferences a few years ago. They have been met with great response and the next one is coming this month!

FastForward helps Arizona learner accomplish her goal

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2019

Morgan Morris, an adult learner from Mesa, Arizona recently passed all the tests required for her high school equivalency credential in just FIVE hours!! She attributes her FAST pass to FastForward, which allowed her to pretest and create study guides, and her 13-year old son who helped her immensely in math!

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 23, 2019

There are no better advocates for adult education and literacy programs than the professionals that run those programs or learners that benefit from them. Set aside some time during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 22-28, to help raise awareness of the importance of these programs.

New Courses w/ Content Contextualized in Construction & IT Now Available

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 10, 2019

Workplace Essential  Skills now has courses available that teach math and language arts within the context of construction and information technology careers. The online learning platform utilizes current, real-life workplace settings in video segments that show how the academic content applies on the job.

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FREE upcoming webinars for adult education professionals from KET

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

August 5, 2019

KET customers and interested parties are offered regular opportunities to participate in interactive webinars. Our friendly, qualified staff lead participants through content showcasing features and updates of KET programs as well as topics pertinent to adult education. These are FREE of charge.

KET crew hits the road for Workplace Essential Skills

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 31, 2019

KET crews have been on the road for the past few months shooting video at workplaces across the country, from steel pipe manufacturers in Alabama to a concrete company in Chicago to restaurants and medical offices in Las Vegas. They’ve also taken cameras to all kinds of Kentucky businesses, including a solar energy firm, a […]

2019-20 KET Adult Ed Resources Catalog Coming Soon

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

July 26, 2019

The 2019-20 version of KET’s Adult Education Resources Catalog is almost ready for publication!  It will be available in print and electronic versions in mid-August.  If you would like to receive a printed copy, please send an email to kgooch@ket.org with your name and mailing address.

FastForward Champion: Pickens Co. SC Adult Education

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

June 13, 2019

While the rest of the country was caught up in the NCAA tournament, KET was busy identifying its own “sweet sixteen”, “final four” and finally a FastForward Champion. Pickens Co Adult Education Center received a framed award declaring them the FastForward champion as well as free licensing for additional FastForward usage and KET’s new Workplace Essential skills program.

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