EVENTS
JUNE 2016
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June 6th, 2016
PLA Online Certificate Program (Workshop 1)
Workshop 1 Starts June 6, 2016
Online

Learn to develop a professional portfolio assessment system for your institution, or strengthen your institution’s existing prior learning assessment (PLA) programs, by completing the online PLA certificate program. Offered by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and DePaul University this program provides the basic tools to develop skills and procedures for assessing adults’ prior learning. The program is delivered over the Internet, allowing you to participate at any time, from any place, all you need is e-mail capability and a web browser. The PLA certificate program consists of web-based workshops each with 4-7 modules. During each workshop, participants work through a series of structured activities employing online and off-line materials. Each group of participants is assigned an online consultant to facilitate learning and provide feedback. Participants may discuss issued and activities within their learning group. Completion of the first two workshops leads to a Certificate of Professional Achievement as a Prior Learning Assessor. Participants who successfully complete all four facilitated workshops will be granted a Certificate of Mastery in Prior Learning Assessment.


To learn more please visit the following links:
DePaul University Continuing and Professional Education

 
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June 7th, 2016
Career and Education Advisor Certification

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Online

CAEL and Indiana University have developed an online, instructor-led course designed specifically for those who need to provide career and education advice to adults. Participants will learn how to:


  • Apply career development theory to your work
  • Assess the value of education and training related to career choice
  • Gather labor market data to assist with career planning and advising
  • Help others develop a career plan
  • Advise a diverse workforce
  • Deal with ethical issues
  • Help adults leverage social networking tools

Course Organization


Content

The course content is organized into five Modules, each addressing specific competency areas. Each Module takes two weeks to complete.


  • Module 1: Foundations of Career Development Theory
  • Module 2: Education and Training for Adults
  • Module 3: Data Gathering for Career Planning
  • Module 4: The Career Planning Process
  • Module 5: Advising a Diverse Workforce; Social Networking; Ethics in Advising

Continuing Education Credit

Price: $895

 

 
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June13th, 2016
PLA Online Certificate Program (Workshop 4)

Workshop 4 Starts June 13, 2016

Online

Learn to develop a professional portfolio assessment system for your institution, or strengthen your institution’s existing prior learning assessment (PLA) programs, by completing the online PLA certificate program. Offered by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and DePaul University this program provides the basic tools to develop skills and procedures for assessing adults’ prior learning. The program is delivered over the Internet, allowing you to participate at any time, from any place, all you need is e-mail capability and a web browser. The PLA certificate program consists of web-based workshops each with 4-7 modules. During each workshop, participants work through a series of structured activities employing online and off-line materials. Each group of participants is assigned an online consultant to facilitate learning and provide feedback. Participants may discuss issued and activities within their learning group.


Completion of the first two workshops leads to a Certificate of Professional Achievement as a Prior Learning Assessor. Participants who successfully complete all four facilitated workshops will be granted a Certificate of Mastery in Prior Learning Assessment.


To learn more please visit the following links:
DePaul University Continuing Professional Education

 
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JUNE 23rd, 2016
Portfolio Assessment: A Preview of Assessing Student Portfolios for College Credit
Thursday, June 23, 2016, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central Time
Online

CAEL Senior Fellow, Dr. Chari Leader Kelley, previews her new book, “Assessing Student Portfolios for College Credit: Everything you need to know to ensure academic integrity in portfolio assessment.” Join the author as she dispels portfolio myths, reviews the important academic constructs of portfolio assessment, and answers your questions in a fast-paced live webinar. Mark your calendar today. This webinar is great for anyone considering adding portfolio assessment to their academic programs, as well as those looking to continuously improve their current portfolio assessment services. Registration will include one copy of the book.


CAEL Member: $205
Non-Member: $365

 

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September 2016
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September 6th, 2016
Career and Education Advisor Certification
September 6, 2016
Online

CAEL and Indiana University have developed an online, instructor-led course designed specifically for those who need to provide career and education advice to adults. Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply career development theory to your work
  • Assess the value of education and training related to career choice
  • Gather labor market data to assist with career planning and advising
  • Help others develop a career plan
  • Advise a diverse workforce
  • Deal with ethical issues
  • Help adults leverage social networking tools

Course Organization


Content

The course content is organized into five Modules, each addressing specific competency areas. Each Module takes two weeks to complete.


  • Module 1: Foundations of Career Development Theory
  • Module 2: Education and Training for Adults
  • Module 3: Data Gathering for Career Planning
  • Module 4: The Career Planning Process
  • Module 5: Advising a Diverse Workforce; Social Networking; Ethics in Advising

Continuing Education Credit
The total anticipated contact time for this course is 90 contact hours (9.0 CEU’s for organizations awarding CEU’s for the instruction).

Price: $895

 
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NOVEMBER 2016
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NOVEMBER 9-11
CAEL International Conference
Wednesday, November 9 - Friday, November 11
At: Palmer House Hilton

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) invites you to join us in Chicago, Illinois this November for the CAEL International Conference. This year’s theme: “Partners in Progress: Unite to Educate America's Workforce”, examines partnerships between universities and colleges, corporations, government, non-profit organizations, and workforce developers. You’ll learn how we can work together to help adults thrive in both their educational aspirations and flourish in their careers. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton.

The annual conference brings together over 500 participants to learn, network, and work together to make lifelong learning accessible to adults around the world. Attendees include college faculty and administrators, HR professionals, workforce developers and representatives from labor and government.


 
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CAEL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

NOVEMBER 9-11, 2016

Chicago, Illinois 
Partner in Progress: Unite to
Educate America's Workforce 

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