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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

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Accreditation Preparation for Adult Programs in Higher Education
June 28th, 2018
Don’t miss this substantive and timely webinar that offers so much for any institution wanting to best prepare for an accreditation visit and improve their program offerings for adult learners.
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Faculty Assessor Training
July 9th, 2018
Faculty Assessor Training online workshops prepare faculty to draw on introductory information and concepts about prior learning assessment (PLA) and then serve as portfolio assessors.
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Faculty Assessor Training
August 13th, 2018
Faculty Assessor Training online workshops prepare faculty to draw on introductory information and concepts about prior learning assessment (PLA) and then serve as portfolio assessors.
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Advancing Aims of Equity through Assessment
August 23rd, 2018 1-2 PM CT
This webinar will examine and explore ways that institutions can plan, design and implement assessment of learning in ways that engage learners of all types while maintaining academic standards.

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.