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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 6/6

Posted on 6/3/2022

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

  • The Digital Leadership Academy application for Cohort 4 agencies is open! Learn more about DLAC and how to apply to be a part of this professional development program: bit.ly/OTANDLACapp

  • On Wednesday, June 8 at 9:00am, Alisa Takeuchi will present Creating and Using Bitmojis for the Classroom. In this Part 1 session, participants will be introduced to Bitmoji, how to create an account, ways to use Bitmoji as part of classroom lessons, and how to install the Bitmoji Chrome extension to their Google account. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00am, Penny Pearson will present California Case Studies of New Readers Press Digital Learning Tools. Learn about the key results of two program pilots for digital learning solutions available from New Readers Press. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Thursday, June 9 at 9:00am, Alisa Takeuchi will present Creating a Virtual Classroom using Bitmoji. In this Part 2 session, this session will include steps on how to create a virtual classroom using Google Slides. Participants will also learn how to make their classroom interactive by inserting links and videos. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Friday, June 10 at 1:00pm, Yescenia Delgado will present the June OTAN Tech Talk, Best Practices for Teaching Online. Participants will explore what makes a great online education experience. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • OTAN is presenting at the 2022 CASAS National Summer Institute from June 13 to 16. Look for a link to our sessions coming soon!

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training (online OR in-person) 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

  • Web "siting" of the week: Thanks to CUE SuperShares! for hosting OTAN's Neda Anasseri to talk more about adult education and partnering with CUE.

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.