Magazine article Techniques

Division Report: Adult Workforce Development

Magazine article Techniques

Division Report: Adult Workforce Development

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ACTE Adult Workforce Development

The Adult Workforce Development Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education is committed to providing career and technical educators high-quality information and services responsive to their needs as training and employment professionals. The Adult Workforce Development Division strives to keep pace with the latest trends in technology, education and legislation in order to produce quality workers for a competitive workforce.

Members of the Adult Workforce Development Division include educators, teachers, professors, counselors, administrators, placement officers, economic developers, adult basic education instructors, sex equity coordinators and literacy instructors. These professionals bring to the table a wide array of approaches to preparing individuals for employment. Through many networking opportunities, members and their agencies and institutions can gain an informed, focused perspective on the rapidly changing job market-and learn new ways to equip clients and students with in-demand job market skills.

Mission

Providing Educational Leadership in Developing an Adult Competitive Workforce Purpose

* To inform members on plans, policies and issues of the Association for Career and Technical Education

* To develop and promote high professional standards among the membership

* To develop and promote professional relations with other ACTE divisions, agencies, organizations and educational and training institutions

* To provide professional development opportunities for members within the division

Vice President's Message

Our division is entering into new horizons as we have merged the Adult Workforce Development Division with the Technical Education Division, thus bringing all adult educators into one division-Adult Workforce Development. This marks the first time ever in ACTE history to have two divisions merge. …

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