Upcoming ACE Trainings

ACE of Florida’s – Adult Education Administrators Leadership Institute and New Adult Education Administrators Training

January 31 – February 1, 2018
Tallahassee, Florida

Calling all adult education deans, directors, administrators, principals, and lead teachers:

Please join us for the ACE of Florida’s Adult Education Administrators Leadership Institute and the continuation of the New Adult Education Administrators Training.  This training is targeted for the administrator level educator only.


Part-time Adult Education Teacher Academy

The FLDOE, Division of Career and Adult Education, and ACE of Florida, Inc. are pleased to offer the Parttime
Adult Education Teacher Academies for part-time teachers who are often unable to attend the full
ACE Conference.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Clearlake Education Center

Brevard Announcement

Brevard County PT Teacher Academy Registration

Effective Instruction: Guiding Instructors in Efficiently and Effectively Supporting Their Students

Training Summary

Collier County
Lorenzo Walker Technical College
3702 Estey Avenue Building 1, Room TBA, Naples, Florida 34104
January 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Collier County Registration Form

Miami-Dade County
Hialeah Gardens Senior High School
11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd., Hialeah Gardens, Florida 33018
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dade County Registration Form

Osceola County
Osceola Technical College Campus (formerly TECO)
501 Simpson Road, Room 41, Kissimmee, Florida 34744
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Osceola County Registration Form

Pinellas County

Clearview Adult Education Center
3815 43rd St N., St. Petersburg , FL 33714
Meeting Location: Cafeteria
Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pinellas County Registration Form

Walton County
Emerald Coast Technical College
761 North 20th Street, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433
Friday, March 9, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CST)
Walton County Registration Form

Previous ACE Trainings

2017 ACE Fall Conference: “Adult Education: A Clear Pathway for Student Success”
October 11-13, 2017 – Hyatt Coconut Point, Bonita Springs

2017 Summer Symposium
June 18-21 – Sundial Resort, Sanibel Island

This Symposium delivers professional development to adult education administrators covering new initiatives and other issues that impact adult education programs.  More information will be available after the first of the year.

2017 COABE/ACE Conference
April 2-5, 2017 Coronado Springs Resort

This year, ACE of Florida will be joining forces with COABE to co-host the national COABE/ACE Conference in Orlando.  COABE will be handling all presenter and exhibitor information for this event.  We encourage you to submit your presentation proposal(s) via COABE’s online system.  Click on the link above to learn more about the conference.

2017 Career and Adult Education Pathways Symposium
January 10-11, 2017 – Tallahassee, FL

“Rigor, Relevance and Respect” – Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
Friday, April 1, 2016 – Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach Edgewater Campus

2016 ACE of Florida’s Adult Education Administrators Leadership Institute “LEARN and LEAD”

ACE Training Topics

Coming Soon!

ACE Training Highlights

Comments from the 2017 Summer Symposium:

  • Great opportunity to meet with great panelists and colleges.
  • All of the sessions were very informative.
  • The breakout session was great.
  • I love the sense of community.
  • Outstanding networking and collaboration opportunities!
  • The Symposium is a great experience.
  • Loved the input from the Florida Chamber.
  • The Symposium provided relevant and necessary information for adult educators.
  • Loved hearing the legislative update and disability information.
  • The experts that spoke about their occupations (immigration, statisticians) were wonderful!
  • Loved the opportunity to collaborate with adult education administrators throughout the state.