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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 7/4

Posted on 07/01/2022

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

  • The OTAN office will be closed on Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. We will return to the office on Tuesday, July 5.

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

  • On Thursday, July 7 at 9:00am and again at 3:00pm, Melinda Holt will present Chrome Web Browser. Security, sharing, bookmarks, reading lists, extensions, and other Chrome features will be covered.  You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar - Morning 9:00am session or Afternoon 3:00pm session.

  • On Friday, July 8 at 1:00pm, Kristi Reyes will present the July OTAN Tech Talk, Canvas Basics. Canvas is a Learning Management System that is perfect for hybrid or fully asynchronous online course offerings and can serve as a repository for your program or agency's materials. This OTT will demonstrate how to create a course front page as well as build a module with an opening page, a discussion, an assignment, and a quiz.  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 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!

  • Web "siting" of the week: Filmora - A creative video editing platform for all creators!

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.