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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 9/12

Posted on 09/09/2022

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

  • On Wednesday, September 14 at 12:00pm, OTAN will present Best Practices with Canvas Studio. Intended for California Distance Learning Cooperative (CDLC) members, this webinar will provide an overview of Canvas Studio: adding and creating videos, assessing with Studio Quizzes, options in Studio videos, and organizing and sharing videos. For more information and to register: Best Practices with Canvas Studio

  • On Thursday, September 15 at 12:00pm, OTAN will present Q&A with a Canvas Expert for Administrators. This opportunity is being provided to all members of the California Distance Learning Cooperative (CDLC) where a Canvas Expert can be asked questions regarding generating reports, viewing teacher courses, and any other support questions you may have. For more information and to register: Q&A with a Canvas Expert for Administrators

  • September 19 to 23 is Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Read our news item to learn more about the week and resources that you can use to highlight and share your adult learner successes as well as advocate for our field.

  • On Monday, September 19 at 1:00pm, CDE will present Eligible Training Provider List. Learn the ins and outs of the Eligible Training Provider List with Max Zepf, an Associate Governmental Program Analyst who is the Lead ETPL Coordinator for EDD Workforce Services Branch. For more information and to register: Eligible Training Provider List

  • The California Adult Education Digital Learning Guidance is now available! We are excited to share the Guidance and look forward to developing ways to support effective implementation of digital learning within adult education.

  • Read our news item to learn more about two OTAN courses for adult educators coming up this fall: Triple E and BEST Courses

  • Are you or someone on your staff tech savvy and interested in a leadership role with OTAN? Read our news item about joining the OTAN Advisory Committee.

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training (online OR in-person) for your staff (including back-to-school)? 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. Reach out to us at - we'll be in touch!

  • Web “siting” of the week: September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Read our news item about resources you can use to teach your students and colleagues about this important day.

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.