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NYACCE Honors Local Student

The New York Association for Continuing/Community Education (NYACCE) honored Rochester Rochester Educational Opportunity Center’s Jahaira Cortes at its 33rd annual Student of the Year Awards Dinner in Albany on October 25. Jahaira, seen here with State Senator Joe Robach, completed the Medical Secretary Certificate Program despite numerous personal challenges. NYACCE, a professional organization which promotes continuing and community education in New York State, recognized 21 outstanding students from agencies that provide lifelong educational opportunities to adults.

AEPP Releases Due Dates for 2017-2018

Adult Education Programs and Policy has released Due Dates for 2017-2018 for its EPE, ALE and WIOA funded adult education programs. Go to AEPP EPE Due Dates Chart and Budet Process FY 17-18 and AEPP non EPE Due Date and Budget Process FY 17-18

Review the Revised EPE Manual

NYSED-AEPP funded programs that receive EPE should review the revised Employment Preparation Education Manual (March 2017) at


Fewer New Yorkers Passing the TASC

The Center for an Urban Future has reported that after the New York State Department of Education switched from the GED to a new high school equivalency exam, TASC, in 2014, the number of New York adults taking and passing the high school equivalency (HSE) exam has declined. To read the Center's report go to


NCFL Creates Learn to Earn Toolkit

The National Center for Families Learning has created a new resource for adults working to increase their employability skills. The Learn to Earn Toolkit addresses in-demand employability skills, including critical thinking, English language, oral and written communication, and professionalism.


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