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CAEP Summit 2023 Call for Proposals Closes Next Week - June 30th 

Register to Attend the CAEP Summit 2023

Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program Nomination Closes Next Week - June 30th

Input Needed by June 30th! CA Digital Equity Plan

CAEP Learning Circle: Understanding and Using the Adult Education Pipeline Dashboard 6.0 Data for Annual Planning and Program Improvement 

CAEP Consortium Management Webinar Series

CAEP Deliverable Reminders
Deadlines and Deliverables

One More Week to Submit a Proposal to Present at the CAEP Summit 2023 

Call for Proposals

The CAEP Summit 2023 Call for Proposals will close next week on June 30th! Have you submitted a proposal yet? If not, what’s holding you back? We want to hear from you and the amazing work you are doing to support learners to meet their educational goals. Proposals are steadily coming in and there is still an opportunity for you to share your expertise and practices with other adult education practitioners.

Practitioners are interested in learning about your innovative and effective promising practices, strategies, and other resources anchored in the CAEP State Priorities: Equity, Leadership, Learner Transition, Marketing, Program Development, Program Evaluation, and Technology and Distance Learning. Sessions at the CAEP Summit 2023 can either be 60 or 90 minutes to fit your needs. Additionally, since the Summit is two and half days, the chances of competing sessions taking place at the same time is reduced.


Access the complete call for proposal details, including the registration notes, by clicking on the following link. 


Proposal submission deadline: June 30, 2023. Applicants will be notified by: August 4, 2023. 

CAEP Summit 2023 Call for Proposal


Adult Education practitioners are excited to attend the CAEP Summit 2023 in person at the Hilton Universal City! Be one of the several hundred adult education practitioners who will attend this year’s conference. If you have not done so already, register now to join other CAEP practitioners for a two and half day thought-provoking, engaging and fun learning experience. The CAEP Summit 2023 is an opportunity for adult education practitioners to share and discuss innovative and effective promising practices, strategies, and other resources anchored in the CAEP State Priorities: Equity, Leadership, Learner Transition, Marketing, Program Development, Program Evaluation, and Technology and Distance Learning.

The registration cost to attend the CAEP Summit 2023 is $450 until August 25, 2023, then will be $550. Please encourage your colleagues to register and attend. Registration includes access to the following: All meal functions, all general and breakout sessions, exhibitor corner, and networking social. 

Contact CAEP TAP at [email protected] if you experience any difficulty registering.

Register Today

Room Block at the Hilton Universal City

The CAEP Summit 2023 Planning Committee received an update from the Hilton Universal City hotel, and more than half of the 275-room block is booked! Secure your room today before the room block is sold out. The CAEP Summit 2023 room block rate is $219/per night plus taxes and fees. Use the following link to secure your spot now as the room block will sell out FAST! Booking your room is simple, just select "Book a Room" to receive your group's preferred rate. 


If you prefer booking by phone, contact the In-House Reservations Dept. at 818-623-1434 from 7am-7pm, Monday-Sunday. Please have the attendees refer to the group code SCOE when booking. 


The contracted cutoff date for the discounted room rate is September 23, 2023Once the cut-off date has expired, any remaining unsold rooms will automatically be released back to the main hotel inventory to be made available for regular guests. 

Book Your Room

Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program Nomination Closes Next Week - June 30th

Bassett Adult School, an Advancing CA Adult Education Program 2022 awardee, opened an Electrician Trainee Program to increase the number of individuals who pass the California State Electricians Exam and are placed into jobs as Electricians. Learn more about this program, including their problem of practice, response and outcomes, by clicking on the following link

Next week, the Advancing CA Adult Education Model Program nomination period for 2023 will close! Be amongst the innovative programs to be recognized at the CAEP Summit 2023. The CAEP Office welcomes nominations of California Adult Education Programs, demonstrating innovative, emerging, or model practices for the Advancing CA Adult Education Award and recognition at California’s CAEP Summit. Model CAEP programs must be aligned to approved CAEP program areas and the adult education state priorities: learner transition, program development, equity, leadership, technology and distance learning, program evaluation, and marketing. The adult education state priorities align with the CCCCO Vision for Success goals and the CDE Superintendent’s Initiatives. 


Benefits to participating in the project: 

  1. Showcase a new, emerging, and/or promising program. 
  2. Share practices with other adult education programs and practitioners. 
  3. A video capturing the highlights of the top two scoring programs is created. 
  4. All qualifying program nominations are published on the CAEP website. 
  5. All qualifying program nominations are recognized at the annual CAEP Summit. 
  6. Stories and videos may be highlighted at conferences throughout California and distributed to local, regional, and state officials. 

How to participate in the project: 

Nominations must highlight a California Adult Education Program (CAEP) approved program area and may be submitted by any CAEP funded agency during the open nomination period. This year’s nomination period is March 1, 2023 - June 30, 2023. All nominations will be reviewed for completeness and for how closely they address the rubric criteria stated on the nomination form. Incomplete nominations and nominations that do not address the rubric criteria will not be considered. 


To get started, go to the Request Support page on the CAEP website ( and register as a new user or login to the website. Once logged in, click on the box that says Submit Nomination.

Nominate a Model Program

Input Needed! CA Digital Equity Plan 

California wants to hear your thoughts on Digital Equity! California is developing a Digital Equity Plan to ensure equal access to digital technologies, services and resources for all individuals and communities within the state. The goal is to bridge the digital divide and promote digital inclusion, thereby reducing disparities in digital access, skills, and opportunities. Another goal is to address barriers to digital equity and develop strategies to provide affordable broadband access, promote digital literacy and skills development, and support the use of digital technologies in various sectors such as education, healthcare, workforce development, and civic engagement.  


To inform the Digital Equity plan, the California Department of Technology (CDT) has developed two comprehensive digital equity surveys. These surveys aim to identify the barriers and needs of individuals in unserved and underserved communities, informing the State's Digital Equity Plan. 


The Digital Equity Survey, to be taken by individuals, is intended to identify the digital equity barriers and needs of California’s residents (everyone, including adult learners). The Digital Equity Ecosystem Mapping Tool, to be completed by agencies, is requesting partners to map their digital equity work to help the State develop an inventory of organizations, programs, funding, and other resources that are, or can be, leveraged to promote digital equity and support the implementation of the Digital Equity Plan. 


Access the complete informational letter with additional links to resources here. The deadline to complete the surveys is June 30, 2023. Let your voice be heard!

Information Letter
Digital Equity Survey
Digital Equity Ecosystem Mapping Tool

CAEP Learning Circle: Understanding and Using the Adult Education Pipeline Dashboard 6.0 Data for Annual Planning and Program Improvement

Join WestEd for a 1.5-hour virtual Adult Education Pipeline (AEP) Dashboard Learning Circle tomorrow! This learning circle will focus on navigating the AEP Dashboard and using CAEP outcomes data to inform planning, carryover strategies and targets, and continuous improvement efforts. WestEd will first walk through the AEP dashboard, highlighting navigation, disaggregation features, visualizations, and key data points. From there, WestEd will engage in shared learning and peer discussions on using the AEP dashboard and questions. This is a time to learn, share your successes and challenges, build solutions with your colleagues, and stimulate thinking about annual planning that identifies relevant goals and targets based on your CAEP outcomes data. 


Attend the upcoming session: 


Wednesday, June 28 

12:00 - 1:30pm 

Click Here to Register 


For more information, contact Blaire Toso ([email protected]) or Ayanna Smith ([email protected]).

CAEP Consortium Management Series 

The CAEP Consortium Management Webinar Series is still running strong! The purpose of the CAEP Consortium Management Webinar Series is to engage CAEP consortia and members in a series of webinars aligned to the CAEP annual deliverables and effective management of the consortium. Each session in the series will provide an in-depth review of the deliverable and how to complete the deliverable in NOVA. Access the links below to learn more about each session and register! 

CAEP Consortium Management 101: August 9, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Budget and Work Plan and Quarterly Expenditure Reports for 2023-24: August 18, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 


CAEP Deliverable Reminders

Quarter 3 Expenditure Report

The Quarter 3 member expenditure report was due in NOVA on June 1, 2023. The consortium will have until June 30, 2023 to certify the report.

CAEP Quarter 4 Student Data

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The Quarter 4 student data is due by July 15, 2023 in TOPSPro for K-12 CAEP adult education providers and WIOA-funded community college noncredit providers.

Annual Plan for 2023-24

The 2023-24 Annual Plan is due in NOVA by August 15, 2023. The Annual Plan is a subset of the CAEP 2022-25 Three-Year Plan.

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  • Jun 1: 21/22 and 22/23 Member Expense Report due in NOVA (Q3)
  • Jun 30: 21/22 and 22/23 Member Expense Report certified by Consortia in NOVA (Q3) *
  • Jul 15: Student Data due in TOPSPro (Q4) FINAL
  • Aug 15: Annual Plan for 2023-24 due in NOVA *
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