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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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RESEARCH COUNTS

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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November 15-17
Join us in the discussion about fostering adult student success at the CAEL 2017 Annual Conference, to be held in San Diego. Online registration ends November 3!
December 5, 2017
CAEL and Indiana University have developed an online, twelve-week, instructor-led course designed specifically for those who provide career and education advice to adults. 

LATEST NEWS

October 11th, 2017
According to research from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, students earning PLA credit take an average of 9.9 more course credits than their peers and are 2.5 times more likely to graduate.
OCTOBER 6th, 2017
James Reddish, workforce development strategist with the CAEL, suggests next steps for finding workers for NY manufacturing jobs.
SEPTEMBER 14th, 2017
Read CAEL's latest report, What Happens When Learning Counts? – Measuring the Benefits of Prior Learning Assessment for the Adult Learner.
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SEPTEMBER 5th, 2017

CAEL's Jennifer Groh recently spoke with Arkansas Online about how online degree programs are particularly well suited for adult students.

SEPTEMBER 1st, 2017
CAEL's Becky Klein-Collins shares her thoughts on Texas A&M Texarkana's innovative PLA program.
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AUGUST 29th, 2017
CAEL's Becky Klein-Collins, associate vice president, research and policy development, spoke with Washington Monthly about Texas A&M University–Texarkana's PLA innovation.
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AUGUST 21st, 2017
The “Forever GI Bill,” which contains several provisions to help modernize GI education benefits, has been signed into law. CAEL is a proud supporter of this legislation, advocating for its passage and encouraging its partners to do the same.