Whom We Serve

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) works at all levels within the higher education, public, and private sectors to make it easier for adults to get the education they need.


Whether you’re a large corporation or a mid-size non-profit, CAEL’s employer services help you increase employee skills, improve employee engagement, and make smarter investments in training and education.

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Colleges & Universities

To help your college or university attract, retain, and graduate more adult students, CAEL offers proven methods—such as recognizing learning from work and life experience through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)—to serve adult students better.

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Workforce and Economic Developers

To ensure that your investments in learning link to real job opportunities, rely on CAEL’s support. We help you uncover employer demands in your region, connect those demands to your job seekers’ skills, and improve job seekers’ training and education options.

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Adult Students

CAEL helps adults who want to earn a degree or credential receive college credit for what they already know. We also provide information about career and education options in growth industries.

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