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Upcoming OTAN Activities to Support Adult Educators – Week of 4/26

Posted on 4/23/2021

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 PDT.)

  • 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, April 27 from 4:00 to 5:00pm
    • Thursday, April 29 from 12:00 to 1:00pm
  • On Wednesday at 1:00pm, Debbie Jensen will present CK-12: Free Digital Textbooks for Adult Education, Part 3. Time to show off the digital FlexBooks® you have made! We will also show you how to create classes in CK-12 or through an LMS, to make assignments, and to track student progress, as well as some amazing CK-12 advanced features. You can sign up for this Part 3 webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Thursday at 11:00am, Susan Gaer will present Thinglink: Make Interactive Student Lessons. Thinglink allows you to integrate tools into images to help students visualize learning. You will be shown how to get a free Thinglink account, find an image or images, and add three interactive elements into an image. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Friday at 1:00pm, Susan Gaer will present the Triple E Framework. The Triple E Framework helps teachers design authentic lessons to integrate technology into their lesson design. Participants will learn about the Triple E Framework and Rubric, view a lesson using the framework, and see lesson resources that may apply on the OTAN website. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training for your staff? 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 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.