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2020 ACE Summer Symposium

Monday, June 8 – Tuesday, June 9

2020 Summer Symposium Agenda

The 26th Annual Florida Summer Symposium for Adult Education Administrators is GOING VIRTUAL.

Thank you for making the 2020 ACE Virtual Summer Symposium a HUGE success!

The Summer Symposium is an important forum for administrators to gather critical information on current issues related to educating adults, and this year having up-to-date information and the opportunity to hear what is happening around the state is
more critical than ever. This year’s Symposium continues that tradition, but in a new way, as we all find ourselves in times we have never experienced and operating in ways we never imagined.

Thank you to all of our sponsors and exhibitors who made this event possible! 

Sponsors & Exhibitors
Presentations - Monday, June 8

Florida’s Recovery: Dr. Jerry Parrish, Florida Chamber Foundation

2020 Legislative Update: Dave Barnes, ACE of Florida

Creating Economic Opportunities for Floridians through Collaboration: Michelle Dennard, CareerSource Florida, Inc.

Census 2020 in Florida – Issues and Answers: Deborah Kennedy

Prison Literacy Behind and Beyond the Walls: Dr. Jeffery Abramowitz, JEVS Human Services

Presentations - Tuesday, June 8

Updates from COABE: Sharon Bonney, Coalition on Adult Basic Education

Being Strategic in Your Student Recruitment: Greg Smith, Florida Literacy Coalition

All Things Data: Tara McLarnon, Florida Department of Education

Florida Economic and Workforce Conditions: Adrienne Johnston, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Cyber Security: Blake Dowling, Aegis Business Technologies

Navigating Behavioral Health Resources: an Integrated Approach to Accessing Services Following COVID-19: Alexis Rojas, Florida State University