Friday, April 30, 2021
Cost: $25 for Members: $50 for Non Members. Register today!
This ninety-minute workshop will highlight successful partnerships between Adult Basic Education/ESL programs and other entities including GED programs, advanced education, workforce development training, and supportive services. The discussion will focus around forging partnerships, communications between partners, and goal achievements (outcomes) reached based on this relationships. Participants will be exposed to a variety of partnerships and have the opportunity to dialogue with the panelist. From this discussion we expect participants to take away two or more ideas/models of partnering that they could use ot enhance their own programs.
Sr. Janice Brown, Reading Works Operations Director
Sister Janice Brown, O.P. is an Adrian Dominican Sister. She has been involved in adult education and the workforce training arena for over twelve years. She was the executive director for Dominican Literacy Center in Detroit and the Operations Director for Reading Works. She is now the Director of the Siena Literacy Center in Detroit, Michigan. Her background includes business, finance, education, and theology. Dr. Brown has both an MBA from Western Michigan University and a Doctorate in Ministry from Catholic Theological Union. In addition to developing curriculum, Dr. Brown has presented multiple workshops/training on adult education including Adult Basic Education, Workforce Development, Student Motivation, and English Language Acquisition.
.25 10:00 – 10:15 Overview of adult education connectors and services
.75 10:15 – 11:00 Panel presentation on how their partnerships came to be, how the contract was forged, the struggles, what had to be adapted, and the benefits.
.50 11:00 – 11:30 Discussion on strategies, sharing of best practices and resources.
Total: 1.5 SCECHs