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Leading adult education through support for and the effective application of technology.


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Learn about some of the resources OTAN has to offer:

Curriculum Offers

OTAN works to negotiate the best free or reduced-cost special offers for online curriculum licenses and professional development resources suggested by our OTAN Advisory Committee and adult educators in the field. See our current offers!

California EL Civics Exchange External Link Icon opens in new window or tab

A repository for original EL Civics instructional materials created by California WIOA, Title II: AEFLA/EL Civics agencies. These materials can be used to teach EL Civics content to English language learners as part of the 30 hours of instruction required in California before administering an EL Civics Assessment (COAAP).

Teaching with Technology

Here is a new tool to help adult education teachers locate and learn about Web sites and other technology related to the lesson topic.

Web-Based Class Activities

Here you will find an extensive collection of web-based class activities.

Lesson Plan BuilderExternal Link Icon opens in new window or tab

The OTAN Online Lesson Plan Builder is designed as a tool for adult educators to improve instruction. It is intended for the use of both new teachers who are studying their craft and of experienced teachers developing detailed lesson plans to share with their peers.

OTAN Library

Here you will find an extensive collection of full-text electronic resources organized by topic and the online catalogs of physical collections available for reference, circulation, or purchase.

California Adult Education Provider Directory

Search for a California Adult Education Provider near you.

Adult Ed Students Succeed External Link Icon opens in new window or tab

OTAN invites field nominations of adult education learners who are successful as a result of the education received at California WIOA funded adult education agencies. Nominations are accepted during the open nomination period.

California Adult Education Online Application and Reporting External Link Icon opens in new window or tab

The WIOA, Title II: AEFLA grant provides supplemental funds for adult education to (1) assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency; (2) assist adults who are parents or family members to obtain education and skills; (3) assist adults in attaining a secondary school diploma and postsecondary education and training, including through career pathways; and (4) assist immigrants and other individuals who are English language learners.

Accessibility Resources

A list of accessibility resources for teachers and administrators.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 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.