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Upcoming OTAN Activities to Support Adult Educators – Week of 9/13

Posted on 09/10/2021

OTAN provides resources for our adult education colleagues who are teaching and supporting their learners remotely. (All times below are PDT.)

  • Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is Friday, September 17. Read our OTAN news item for resources to share with students.

  • Visit OTAN's COVID-19 Field Support webpage with relevant information for teachers, students, and administrators: COVID-19 Field Support

  • OTAN Office Hours provide an opportunity to ask more detailed questions and get support on specific tools to use with students. You can sign up for these OTAN Office Hours at the California Adult Education Training Calendar:

    • Monday, September 13 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    • Friday, September 17 from 10:00am to 12:00noon
  • The Building an EdTech Strategy Toolkit (or BEST) course is designed to walk instructors through a thoughtful process of designing strategic and sustainable instructional routines that leverage EdTech and are centered around the factors that most impact their learners. OTAN is pleased to offer California adult education teachers this free, online BEST course in partnership with the EdTech Center at World Education. You can learn more about the BEST course in this OTAN news item.

  • ICYMI: Take a look at the OTAN September Digest

  • The start of the school year is a great time to make sure your contact information is updated in your OTAN account. Take a few minutes to review your account – here are some instructions on how to update. And please share this link with your colleagues who aren't OTAN members yet so they can create their own accounts!

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training for your staff, maybe as part of your back-to-school schedule? Please reach out to us at 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!

Please contact us at 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 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.