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linking learning and work for adult learners, employers and the communities they serve

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ABOUT CAEL

The leader in linking learning and work, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) pursues work at all levels within the public and private sectors to enhance learning opportunities for adults around the world. 

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Adult Learner 360 helps your college or university map the route to adult student success. Made up of two surveys, one for institutions and one for adult students, Adult Learner 360 compares institutional perceptions against adult students' using CAEL's Ten Principles for Effectively Serving Adult Learners.

THE MAP TO ADULT STUDENT SUCCESS

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At the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), everything we do supports one goal: making it easier for people to get the education and training they need. We do this by finding practical ways to link people’s education to their jobs or future careers. We also support ways to link learning from their work and life experiences to their educational goals—so they earn their degrees and credentials faster. Here are the specific ways CAEL works to help adults get the education they need:
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Faculty Assessor Training
June 4th, 2018
Faculty Assessor training workshops prepare faculty to draw on introductory information and concepts about Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and then serve as portfolio assessors.
Career and Education Advising Certification
June 12th - September 4th, 2018
CAEL and Indiana University have developed an 12-week, online, instructor-led course designed specifically for those who need to provide career and education advice to adults.
Prior Learning Assessment Workshop 4
June 18th - July 22nd, 2018
PLA Workshop 4 is the last course in the four-part Prior Learning Assessment Certificate Program. You'll formulate a plan for the establishment or improvement of your organization's PLA program by drawing on and referring to relevant experiences, PLA standards and principles, and the ideas from the previous three workshops.

LATEST NEWS

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CAEL's WED Team Bridges Workforce Gaps in New York
May 11th, 2018
Developed in collaboration with CAEL, the I-86 Innovation Corridor Integrated Workforce Development team has unveiled a new strategic plan to bridge workforce gaps.
CAEL Names Marie Cini Its New President
April 30th, 2018
CAEL has named Marie Cini, former provost of the University of Maryland University College, to succeed the group's longtime president and chief executive officer, Pamela Tate.
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The Hartford aims to stem worker shortage with call-center apprentices
February 12th, 2018
Business Champions member The Hartford is featured in an article on its work supporting the front-line workforce.
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CAEL Partners with Strada to Help Adult Learners
January 22nd, 2018
CAEL joins InsideTrack, Roadtrip Nation, College Confidential, DXtera Institute, Education at Work and Student Connections as affiliate members of Strada.
December 13th, 2017
ECMC's Jennifer Zeisler shared her insight on hot button topics affecting adult learners at CAEL's 2017 Conference last month in San Diego.
December 7th, 2017
New article calls CAEL/Burning Glass Technologies' “Inflection Point: Supply, Demand and the Future of Work in the Pittsburgh Region” a "wake-up call to employers, educators and civic leaders."