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Back-to-School Series: OTAN Trainings

Posted on 08/21/2019

This is the second in a series of news items that will provide information about essential features of OTAN for you to know as you and your colleagues begin the new school year.

OTAN offers trainings in both face-to-face and online formats on a variety of educational technology topics throughout the school year. The workshops fit a wide variety of skill levels and can even be customized to meet the respective needs of a program or site. All workshops are free for California adult educators and staff, hosted at WIOA-funded agencies.

To learn more about OTAN trainings, first go to the OTAN website: https://otan.us

At the bottom of the page, click on About OTAN Training in the Training box to begin.

Screenshot of OTAN.us website header with 'Preferences' highlighted

On the next page, you can learn more about the trainings that OTAN provides and training requirements. You can also click on links to the face-to-face and online training descriptions.

Screenshot of OTAN.us website header with 'Preferences' highlighted

If you have questions about any workshop or would like to schedule a training, you can call our office at 916-228-2580 or email us at support@otan.us  We update and add titles throughout the year, so make sure to check the Training pages regularly.

Another way to learn about OTAN and other trainings (from CASAS, CALPRO, and other agencies) is to visit the California Adult Education Professional Development training calendar. The link to the calendar is https://www.caadultedtraining.org External link opens in new window or tab or click on the link in the Calendar box next to the Training box on the bottom of the OTAN homepage. You can register for open trainings that are listed on the calendar – use your OTAN account email address to sign up. (See the previous news item for information on How To Create an OTAN Account.)

One additional training opportunity to be aware of is our monthly OTAN Tech Talk, a quick look at a technology tool, technique, or tip specifically designed for busy adult education teachers. On the second Friday of each month, a new topic will be covered during a one-hour webinar where participants get information and a chance to get individual questions answered. You can listen to previous OTAN Tech Talk recordings on our OTAN Tech Talks YouTube playlist External link opens in new window or tab. Register for upcoming OTAN Tech Talks on the California Adult Education Professional Development training calendar.

Please consider joining us at an OTAN training! We look forward to seeing you face-to-face or online!

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