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Welcome to the MAACCEE Virtual State Conference. Enter Here.
The Missouri Association for Adult Continuing and Community Education (MAACCE) is proud to present this Virtual State Conference. Join us from the comfort and safety of your home or workplace for a few days of workshops and sessions hosted by expert presenters in their field on trending topics.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Tuesday, June 22nd

11:00 am  – 12:15 pm CT    Session 1

  • Welcome by Lorraine Gardner, MAACCE President
  • Keynote by Jan McInnis – CEO, The Work Lady

12:15 pm CT              Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT        Breakout session 2

  • What Makes a Hero by Dawn Voyles and Tina Haynes –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Using an ESL App to Drive CASAS & TABE Growth by Drew Robinson and Elaine Pardieck
  • I-DEA: Changing the Game for Lower-Level English Language Learners by Jodi Ruback, Adria Katka, and Shannon Potter –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish     
  • The Price is Right for IET Programs! by Deborah Briggs and Glenda Howell –  Sponsored by Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD)
  • Digital Literacy and Technology Integration: An Engaging Face-to-Face and Virtual Learning Experience by Michael Matos –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • Approaching Beginning ESL by Will Holden –  Sponsored by Intercambio                                                 

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm CT        Breakout session 3

  • Game of Villain to Hero by Maria Bohannon and Gabrielle Wilson –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Bouncing Back – Handling Mistakes Like a Comedian by Jan McInnis
  • Integrating HSE Textbooks With LMS Assignments by Alice Whalen and Mary Eagan –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • HiSET Resources for Adult Educators 2021 by Adam Springwater and Mike Griggs
  • Use Code to Personalize & Expand Google by Lissa Klein –  Sponsored by New Readers Press
  • Preparation Inside Poverty: How to Effectively Instruct & Mentor Low-Income Adult Students by Alex Beene –  Sponsored by Data Recognition Corporation

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm CT        Breakout session 4

  • Community Organizing That Brings About Community Change by Janet Miles-Bartee, Brent Schondelmeyer, and Joe Robertson –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Working in Slacks or Sweats? Burlington Core – Flexibility for Any Learning Environment by April Lawton and Angela Donlon
  • Sharing Resources for Today’s Classroom: Distant Learning, Digital Literacy, and Workforce Readiness by Elaine Pardieck
  • Money Math Matters: In-Person and Virtual Financial Literacy for All by Michael Matos –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • Innovatively Connect in a Digitally Distant World Through Personalized Learning by Joel Johnston –  Sponsored by Data Recognition Corporation
  • What is Your Leadership Style and How Does it Affect Your Work? by KayLynn Hamilton and Chrissie Klinger –  Sponsored by Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD)

Wednesday, June 23rd

8:45  am – 9:45 am CT     Breakout session 5

  • Family Engagement: Who Really Is the Expert? by Janet Miles-Bartee –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Exploring Literacy and Numeracy Skills of Adults in Your State and County by Emily Pawlowski and Saida Mamedova –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • Employer Driven Pathways for Immigrants and Refugees by Debra Means, Julie Clark, and Della Adams –  Sponsored by Intercambio
  • Keep IT Simple: “IT’s” Reading and Math by Debi Faucette and Jonna McDonough Forsyth
  • Building Capacity in Adult Literacy Programs With Volunteers by Kathy Houghton –  Sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS)/HiSET
  • Developing a Foundation on Adult Economics Living Based on Income, Consumption, and Saving by Michael Elonge –  Sponsored by Data Recognition Corporation

10:00 am – 11:00 am CT     Breakout session 6

  • Open or Closed—The Community School Still Works by Brent Schondelmeyer and Joe Robertson –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Blended Learning With Essential Education’s TABE 11/12 and HiSET Academy by Rich Palmer
  • USA Learns Citizenship – A FREE Online Course by Andrea Willis
  • Making a Difference: Peer Tutoring Behind Bars by Kim Roush –  Sponsored by New Readers Press
  • Best Practices for Teaching Online by Tina Hunsel and Laura Hernke –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish
  • See Reluctant Students Transform into Avid Readers as They Experience Literature by Trish Udell –  Sponsored by Intercambio

11:15 am – 12:15 pm CT        Breakout session 7 

  • Solutions Communications: What Your Audience Really Needs by Joe Robertson, and Brent Schondelmeyer –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Improving Testing and NRS Gains of Students wWth TABE CLAS-E and TABE 11/12 Updates by Mike Johnson and Jon Weiss
  • Approaching Beginning ESL by Will Holden –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish
  • Teaching Social Studies Through Political Cartoons by Debi Faucette and Jonna McDonough Forsyth
  • Creative State Policies to Support Digital Literacy by Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, India Heckstall, and Brianna McCain –  Sponsored by Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD)
  • The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learners by David Rosen –  Sponsored by New Readers Press

12:15 pm CT              Lunch Break

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm CT        Breakout session 8 

  • Statewide Afterschool Evaluation by Jason Patrie and Wayne Mayfield –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Improving testing and NRS gains of students with TABE CLAS-E and TABE 11/12 Updates by Mike Johnson and Jon Weiss
  • Pronunciation for Adult ELLs by Debbie Goldman
  • Game ON(Line) with MOLearns by Kimberly Brogan, Tina Hunsel, Tania Langrehr, Debbie Calderon, and Laura Hernke
  • Digital Skills on the Job: New Data and Advocacy Opportunities for Adult Educators by Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, India Heckstall, and Brianna McCain –  Sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS)/HiSET
  • Math Instruction for Adult Learners: At-a-Distance, Blended Learning, Hybrid, and more by Michael Matos –  Sponsored by New Readers Press

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm CT        Breakout session 9

  • Know Thyself – It All Starts With Awareness by Colleen Abbott –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learners by David Rosen –  Sponsored by New Readers Press
  • Free Online ESL Classes – USA Learns by Andrea Willis
  • Using Text Connections to Build Knowledge in Science and Social Studies by Jonna McDonough Forsyth and Debi Faucette
  • Behind the Curtain: Improving Your Online Class by Will Holden –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish
  • Building Capacity in Adult Literacy Programs With Volunteers by Kathy Houghton –  Sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS)/HiSET

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm CT    Breakout Session 10 

  • Evaluation Rubric Helps by Brad Lademann –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Introducing the Interactive Student Educational Plan: Using TABE Test Scores to Prescribe Assignments for Students by Curtis Ward –  Sponsored by Data Recognition Corporation
  • Teaching Grammar and Making Effective Corrections With Adult ELLs by Debbie Goldman
  • No Fear, Budget, or Internet: Preparing Low Literacy Offenders for the ABE Classroom by Elizabeth Weisbond –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • Engage Your Googles! by Melinda Holt –  Sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS)/HiSET
  • IDLL: Innovative Experiment Building Self-Efficacy for Teachers and Learners in Digital Literacy and Technology Integration by Michael Matos –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish

5:00-6:30pm          MAACCE Family Trivia – Game On!
Review the documents “What to Expect” and “Player Instructions” before joining the game


Thursday, June 23rd

9:00 am – 10:00 am CT    Breakout session 11 

  • Solutions Communications: What Your Audience Really Needs by Joe Robertson and Brent Schondelmeyer –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Powerful People Connectors by Terry Sumerlin
  • Developing a Foundation on Adult Economics Living Based on Income, Consumption, and Saving by Michael Elonge –  Sponsored by Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD)
  • Virtual Learning: Oh, the Places You Can Go! by Claudette Session –  Sponsored by Intercambio
  • Dual Enrollment for Adult Learners Through Ability to Benefit by Judy Mortrude –  Sponsored by Data Recognition Corporation
  • Bedazzle Your Classroom With Civics & Citizenship Gems in BurlingtonEnglish by April Lawton and Angela Donlon

10:15 am – 11:15 am CT           Breakout session 12

  • The Gift of a Hobby by Colleen Abbott –  Sponsored by Missouri Afterschool Network
  • Practical People Connectors by Terry Sumerlin
  • Algebra: A Balancing Act by Patricia Helmuth –  Sponsored by Essential Education
  • Creating a Standardized Career Path Navigator Credential by Karyn Goven and Patrick Brown –  Sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS)/HiSET
  • Preparation Inside Poverty: How to Effectively Instruct and Mentor Low-Income Adult Students by Alex Beene –  Sponsored by BurlingtonEnglish
  • Leadership and Innovation: Theory to Practice for Adult Ed Teachers by Mitch Rosin

11:15 am CT                    Lunch Break

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm        Session 13

  • Capstone: Connecting at the Speed of Life by Terry Sumerlin

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm CT        Close of Conference by Cheryle Martin

Conference Concludes!! Have a GREAT 2021-22!!

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