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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 6/27

Posted on 6/24/2022

OTAN provides activities and resources to support our adult education colleagues. (All times below are PDT.)

  • The Digital Leadership Academy application for Cohort 4 agencies is open! Learn more about DLAC and how to apply: bit.ly/OTANDLACapp  And hear from Jill M. about why you should be a part of this professional development program: DLAC testimonial

  • On Monday, June 27 at 9:00am, Alisa Takeuchi will present Starting Communication with Students. This session will demonstrate the importance of communicating with your students even before they start your class! You will learn ways to engage all students at least once per class as well as strategies for encouraging students to participate in class. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00am, Alisa Takeuchi will present Building Community. This session will build communication skills and techniques to use with students. Participants will be introduced to communication ideas that build a solid community within and beyond a classroom setting.  You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Tuesday, June 28 at 12:00pm, OTAN and CAEP-TAP will present Canvas: Your Choice for Learner Access & Equity. A partnership called the California Distance Learning Cooperative (CDLC) is offering all adult education providers in California the opportunity to have their own instance of Canvas. This informational session will give administrators a basic understanding of what CDLC membership can provide their agency, learners, and teachers. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Wednesday, June 29 at 1:00pm (rescheduled from Friday, June 24), Diana Vera Alba will present Accessibility Basics Using Google Slides. This session will describe how to create Google Slides as accessible files online using items with Slides, add-ons, and other available tools, including using templates, accessible and copyright-free images, audio and video, fonts, and more. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training (online OR in-person) for your staff (including back-to-school in the fall)? Please reach out to us at support@otan.us to learn how we can help with your training needs.

  • Found or using a great tech tool that you'd like to share with other educators? OTAN is always looking for adult education folks to present online for us on a cool tech tool or tech-related topic. Complete this form - we'll be in touch! bit.ly/OTANWebinar

  • Web "siting" of the week: In honor of LGBTQ+ Month, Let’s Make Adult Ed Classes LGBTQ Inclusive from ProLiteracy.

Please contact us at support@otan.us or call our office at 916-228-2580 for more information! We are here to support you!

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.