1. Public Hearing - Adult Literacy, Education & Workforce Development (September 11, 2013)

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    from Mayor's Commission on Literacy / Added

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    On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy participated in a public hearing at Peirce College co-hosted by Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, and Philadelphia State Representatives Cherelle Parker, Brian Sims, Michelle Brownlee, and Stephen Kinsey. Themed adult literacy, education, and workforce development, the hearing was called to bring much needed attention to the state of adult literacy and workforce readiness. The fifteen delegates in attendance represented 11 Pennsylvania counties collectively. The Policy Committee heard testimonies from leaders of adult literacy agencies, workforce development organizations, and post-secondary educational institutions; all of whom stressed the importance of investing in programs that train adults to successfully join and advance in today's workforce. For additional highlights of the hearing, visit: http://philaliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/09-12-Public-Hearing-Press-Release-draft-v2.pdf

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    • OCCRL "Conducting Quality Evaluations" Webinar #1: Performance Reporting

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      You may access the PowerPoint file used in this presentation at http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/TAA/TAACCCT-Eval-Webinar-1.pdf

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      • Keynote - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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        Key Issues in Realizing the Potential of Community Colleges

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        • The Role of Community Colleges - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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          The Role of Community Colleges in Meeting National STEM Needs http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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          • Introduction - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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            Welcome and Introductions by: Jay Labov, NAS; Toby Horn, Carnegie Academy for Science Education; Barbara Olds, NSF; George Boggs, NAS Committee Chair

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            • Key Issues - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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              Key Issues in Realizing the Potential of Community Colleges http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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              • Closing - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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                Realizing the Potential of Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape: Next Steps for Practice, Policy, and Research http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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                • Breakout Groups - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape

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                  Reports from Breakout Groups http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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                  • The Role of Institutional Agents in Promoting Transfer Access

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                    from Ali Dowd / Added

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                    This video accompanies the article of the same name, by Alicia C. Dowd, Jenny H. Pak, and Estela Mara Bensimon, published in the Education Policy Analysis Archives (http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/) special issue (February 2013) on Democracy's College: Community Colleges in the 21st Century. Acknowledgment: Thank you to contributors at freesound.org for snippets of non-copyrighted musical sounds.

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                    • Mississippi Community Colleges Testimonials

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                      Produced by Maris, West & Baker. Credits: Jim Smith (director), Matthew Beale (logo animation and graphics).

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