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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 1/10

Posted on 1/7/2022

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

  • On Friday, January 14 at 1:00pm, Debbie Jensen will present the January OTAN Tech Talk, The Future of Digital Education: CK-12. CK-12 FlexBooks 2.0 are interactive textbooks and reactive to the student's understanding, and they are FREE! CK-12 is focusing on adult education needs with ABE, ASE, and newly added ESL and CTE entries. Teachers can also easily adapt a FlexBook 2.0 and use it as they wish for their class. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Tuesday, January 18 at 10:30am, Farzana Cassim will present Using the Microsoft Edge Browser. This workshop will cover the improved key features and tools within Microsoft Edge, along with the basics of navigating with Edge and other interesting functions. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Wednesday, January 19 at 3:00pm, Penny Pearson will present Up Your Productivity with Mail Merge! (Part 2). This session will continue to expand on the power of Mail Merge using Microsoft Word to help make your work more efficient and save time. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Friday, January 21 at 12:00pm, Kristi Reyes will present Easy Online Tools for Student Practice. The online tools presented will be used to show how to search for and use user-generated content, create interactive worksheets, receive immediate feedback and results from students, and find or create drills or games that students can use individually, in break-out rooms, or as a whole class for all kinds of practice of course content. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • The nomination period for the 2022 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 adult education agencies. Learn more about the program and how to nominate a student: http://bit.ly/CAESS2022

  • 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 CN180031 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.