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1 + TRANSITIONING FROM ABE TO POST- SECONDARY DIANNA FLANAGAN DEBRAH VARNER

2 + MIDDLE COLLEGE

3 + Post-Secondary COLLEGE a. BACHELORS DEGREE b. ASSOCIATE DEGREE c. CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL PROGRAM APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM ON THE JOB TRAINING (OJT)

4 + FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FAFSA SCHOLARSHIPS PROMISE HEAPS – REGULAR – WORKFORCE FOSTER CHILD WAIVER GRANTS LOANS WORKFORCE ITA

5 + ASSESSMENTS TABE OPT SAT ACT WorkKeys ASVAB ACCUPLACER ASSET COMPASS

6 + CORRELATION CHART READING LANGUAGE WRITING MATHEMATICS ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

7 + EXAMPLE: READING TABE 9.0 SAT 260 ACT 14 ACCUPLACER 53 ASSET COMPASS 65-67

8 + EXAMPLE: MATH TABE 11.1 SAT 350 ACT 16 ACCUPLACER 59 ASSET 38 COMPASS 36

9 + WVUP Class Placement ClassAccuplacer ACT SAT Math Math Math English English English

10 + WVUP Placement ClassAccuplacer ACT SAT Reading Reading Reading NA

11 + HOW CAN ABE CONTRIBUTE? ASSIST WITH TEST PREPARATION a. ACCCUPLACER b. SAT c. ACT d. WorkKeys e. ASVAB MENTOR BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER CLASS PLACEMENT HELP RESEARCH FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES

12 + HOW CAN ABE CONTRIBUTE? TEACH CONCEPTS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL CLASSES a. Math 011 b. Math 021 c. English 039 d. English 091 e. Reading 009 f. Reading 090

13 + MATH 011 & ABE TEACH MATH 011 CLASS(ES) ON CAMPUS TEACH MATH 011 IN ABE CLASSROOM TUTOR STUDENT IN ABE CLASSROOM ENROLLED IN COLLEGE CLASS MATH 011 TUTOR STUDENT AT COLLEGE LEARNING LAB ENROLLED IN COLLEGE CLASS MATH 011 ASSIGN PLATO/KEYTRAIN/THINKFINITY/LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY TO BE USED ON HOME OR COLLEGE COMPUTER

14 + OFFER TUTORIAL ASSISTANCE DUAL ENROLLMENT - - ABE STUDENTS CAN ENROLL IN ONLINE COLLEGE COURSES WHILE STILL ENROLLED IN ABE CLASS i. ENGLISH 101 COMPOSITION I ii. ENGLISH 102 COMPOSITION II iii. SPEECH 111/112 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH iv. MATH 121 INTRO TO MATH v. MATH 126 COLLEGE ALGEBRA vi. CS 101 INTRO TO COMPUTING

15 + COLLABORATIONS ABE PROGRAMS & COMMUNITY COLLEGES & WORKFORCE & DHHR & DRS & LITERACY ADVANTAGES: DISADVANTAGES: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ?? MENTORS ACADEMIC SUPPORT TUTORS CHILDCARE/TRANSPORTATION

16 + Economic and Non-Economic Outcomes for GED® Credential Recipients Presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), March 24–28, 2008, in New York, New York.

17 + STUDY continued Most studies on labor market outcomes for GED® credential recipients have targeted specific groups for comparisons across age, gender, or geographic areas... the studies have yielded mixed results. Furthermore, scholars have noticed a scarcity of research on the noneconomic outcomes of GED® credential recipients, such as their social participation, health, and parenting skills.

18 + STUDY continued This study provides evidence through a recently released nationally representative sample of adults, the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), on the economic outcomes as well as the noneconomic outcomes for GED® credential recipients. On the economic outcomes, this study examines labor force participation, work history, weekly wage, and personal income. On the noneconomic outcomes, this study looks into political and social participation, family, literacy, and health.

19 + STUDY continued Education is widely recognized as a vehicle for social upward mobility. Attainment of a GED® credential, a second chance to certify high school education and a stepping stone to better employment and higher education, has been used by many adult education programs as well as workforce investment programs as a major measurement of program success. … Economic or higher education success depends on many other factors, including non-cognitive skills. …it may be time …to consider enhancing efforts in improving adults non-cognitive skills and aiming for higher education …

20 + STUDY continued A link to this document sits on our Facts and Statistics site under the GED® tab: and Statistics n=Home&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&C ontentID= n=Home&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&C ontentID=27817

21 + HELP

22 + Online Study Resources: GED ONLINE STUDY CENTERS (accompanied by Contemporary's texts) GED Writing GED Science GED Social Studies GED Reading GED Math

23 + GED Practice online GED Connection (weekdays 5:30 am) These 39 half-hour programs support GED preparation for the new GED 2002 exam. At the Literacy Link Web site you can register for a free portfolio that contains free practice tests and quizzes. GED Connection Kaptest Site 4Tests.com March to Success Site This site offers study modules as well as two practice tests for each subject. You will create a username and a password for use on this site; follow the links to GED materials. Click the link that takes you to the Learning Express Library; you will create a username and a password. You can also access this resource through your local library using your library card. This site offers study materials for GED, ACT, SAT, and many other tests.

24 + NCTN's College Transition Toolkit Science & Numeracy Special Collection by Lincs Check out a site where students can create their own comic strip online.www.makebeliefscomix.com ED-Helper -- for worksheets and handouts in all basic subject areas ED-Helper Sites of Reference and Study for Language Arts GED Preparation Materials- GED Testing Service- General Reference Sites (can be helpful for students conducing research): Internet Public Library-

25 + TABE: Resources on the Net LINCS The West Virginia Adult Education Association, Inc The West Virginia Adult Education Association, Inc Applications for Certification in West Virginia Downloadable Forms from the WVDE Librarians Index to the Internet- Online Reference Desk- WWW Virtual Library-

26 + West Virginia Newspapers Online - Math Sites: The Math Forum: Internet Mathematics Library- ThinkQuest: Algebra- Math2- The Math Archives- LINCS -the Literacy Information and Communication System - is the premier on-line information and communications network for adult and family literacy.

27 + All Files are PDF -PDF format requires Acrobat ReaderAcrobat Reader Instructors Handbook Introduction Part 1 Meeting the Needs Part 1 Part 2 Marketing/ Needs/Assessment Part 2 Part 3 Program Orientation-Intake Part 3 Part 4 Assessment to Instruction Part 4 Part 5 Enrollment Attendance Part 5 Part 6A Syllabi Part 6A Part 6B Programs of Study Part 6B

28 + Computer Online Classroom Guide GED Classroom Guide Assessment Rubrics Adult Learning Activities Part 7 ABE Reports Part 7 Part 8 Appendix Part 8 Student Handbook Windows XP - This is the ON Button Windows XP - This is the ON Button

29 + Western-Pacific LINCS- Northwest LINCS -http://www.nwlincs.org/http://www.nwlincs.org/ Midwest LINCS- Southern LINCS- Title: DV School - URL: Description: A Valuable School Directory and Information Resourcehttp://www.DVSchool.com Teacher Toolbox Student Page Fill in the Blank - Web Tool - business and office

30 + Models of Collaboration Team – Teaching Summer Model Adult Transitions Model Pre-College Assessment Remediation Model Four to Get Ready Model

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32 + Active Programs Eastern WVCTC Pierpont CTC New River CTC Blue Ridge CTC Southern WVCTC CTC at WVU Tech WV Northern CTC WV State CTC

33 + 45% 30% 15% 0% Less Than High School Graduate Some college, No Degree Associates Degree Bachelors Degree Graduate or Professional Degree 10.4% 7.3% 18.7% 11.4% 8.3% 6.3% 20.9% 18.4% 28.5% 42.6% 13.1% 14.0% West Virginia United States Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

34 + Undereducated Workforce The Good News: 86% WV adults have a HS diploma The Bad News: 18.7% WV adults have a Bachelors Degree or higher WV ranks 50 th in the US for education beyond high school for the adult population

35 + Q & A


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