The Adult Education Center also works with employers testing prospective employees or incumbent workers in skills such as Reading, Writing, Math, ABE/GED, and workplace English as a second language, Kentucky Employability Certificate preparation, Kentucky Manufacturing Skills Standards preparation, communications, problem solving, critical thinking, team building, and computer literacy. Adult Literacy in Kentucky The Kentucky Department for Adult Education and Literacy, Cabinet for Workforce Development, commissioned the Kentucky Adult Literacy Survey to obtain accurate information about literacy levels of Kentucky’s adult population. The survey was designed to determine literacy levels, provide information.
The report, Bridges to Opportunity: Federal Adult Education Programs for the 21st Century, was published in July The report identifies 11 adult literacy programs across five agencies, five of which are Department of Labor programs. Frequently Asked Questions KY Skills U Lesson Bank KY Skills U Online Finance Module KY Skills U PL Resource Website KY Skills U Profile KY Skills U Reporting System (KAERS) In-Demand Video Series Recruitment, Retention, Branding & Partnership Resources Marketing Kentucky e-Learning Campus Online CANVAS PD course login Kentucky Virtual Library Kentucky Education and Workforce .
In , the Kentucky General Assembly unanimously passed Senate Bill , which established the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development: Early Childhood through Adulthood. CCLD is administered through the Council on Postsecondary Education and housed at the University of Kentucky College of Education. Jul 01, · KYAE is charged by the state Kentucky Adult Education Act of , Senate Bill 1 and the federal Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Title II, of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), to provide, on a voluntary basis, adult education and literacy .
The former Commissioner for the Department for Adult Education and Literacy gave an overview of adult education in Kentucky. According to her, 22% of all Americans perform at the very lowest literacy levels (which would be about a fifth grade reading skill level) as compared to about 14% of Kentuckians. KET and the Kentucky Department of Education visited a variety of schools in Kentucky and interviewed principals, literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, state educational cooperative literacy consultants and teachers in an effort to capture the type of leadership described in .
Feb 10, · The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development, and Kentucky Adult Education would like to encourage you to develop a collection of titles appropriate for adult learners seeking to improve their literacy skills. The CCLD has generously provided a list of titles suitable for adult learners. Adult Education and Literacy Adult Basic Education courses cover basic academic subjects to help adult students improve their skills in preparation to take the General Education Development (GED) test or the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) and to reach a college-ready level.