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 Summer Symposium – The 2017 Summer Symposium is scheduled for June 18-21 at the 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 ACE Conference – This year’s annual ACE Conference is scheduled for October 11-13, 2017 at the Hyatt Coconut Point, Bonita Springs. Mark your calendar for another outstanding professional development event for adult educators. More information to come!!
2016 Summer Symposium Resources
Monday, June 20th
Michelle Dennard, Vice President of Policy, CareerSource Florida
The WIOA Goal (PDF)
Zelda Rogers, Adult Education Director, FLDOE, CAE
Tuesday, June 21st
Tara McLarnon, Director, Research & Evaluation, Budget, Accountability, and Assessment, FLDOE, CAE
Christian Gonzales-Rivera, Center for Urban Future, New York, New York
Neeta Rancourt, Assistant Director, Atlantic Technical College, Broward County
Julie Falt, Adult Education Coordinator, Santa Fe College
Previous ACE Trainings
2017 Career and Adult Education Pathways Symposium
January 10-11, 2017 – Tallahassee, FL
Florida Workforce Trends (PDF) – Adrienne Johnston
Florida Scorecard – Florida Chamber of Commerce (PDF) – Dr. Jerry Parrish
The Power and Promise of Pathways (PDF) – Hans Meeder
“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
ACE Training Highlights
Comments from the 2016 Summer Symposium:
-Fantastic planning, content and scaffolding of topics!
-Out of the box presenters and topics.
-The breakout session was great.
-I love the sense of community.
-The Symposium is a great experience.
-Great conference! The sessions were informative and paced just right.
-The Symposium provided relevant and necessary information for adult educators.
-This was the best Symposium yet! I look forward to next year.
-Best conference that I have attended in my 1st year in adult education.
-Loved the opportunity to collaborate with adult education administrators throughout the state.