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Upcoming OTAN Activities to Support Adult Educators – Week of 1/18

Posted on 1/15/2021

OTAN has scheduled a number of online webinars and Office Hours for our adult education colleagues who are teaching and supporting their learners remotely. (All times below are PST.)

  • Visit OTAN's COVID-19 Field Support webpage that we are continually updating 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:

    • Tuesday, January 19 from 4:00 to 5:00pm

    • Thursday, January 21 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

  • On Wednesday at 2:00pm, Melinda Holt will present Google Account Management and Safety – Part 1. Series topics will be modeled and discussed and more may be covered as time allows: the difference between and creating Google accounts - 100% Google vs. hybrid version; multiple accounts - advantages to using more than one account, separating your "selves," permissions between accounts, transferring files or ownership; browser account vs. cloud account (i.e., Chrome vs Drive or Gmail); and methods of signing in - via Google tools or EDU, switching between Club and Pub, etc. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • The nomination period for the 2021 Adult Education Students Succeed Program is now open. OTAN invites nominations of adult education learners who are successful as a result of the education received at California WIOA-funded adult education agencies. Learn more about the program and how to nominate a student: http://bit.ly/CAESS2021

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training for your staff? Please reach out to us at support@otan.us 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! bit.ly/OTANWebinar

Please contact us at support@otan.us 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 CN200091-A2 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.