P.U.L.S.E Conference: Adult Literacy, Education and Workforce Strategies
Wayne State University Harris Literacy Program and Reading Works Present
The 4th Annual PULSE Adult Literacy Conference
Friday, November 30, 2018
Wayne State University Student Center Ballroom
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community District
Morning Panel Discussion: Barriers to Learning
An interactive panel of experts to discuss working with adult learners who may be facing mental health issues, learning disabilities, substance abuse and other barriers to learning. Outcomes include: identifying the challenge, best practices in the classroom and accessing resources for our adult learners.
Morning and Afternoon Concurrent Breakout Sessions
There will be concurrent breakout sessions for participants to choose from covering the following types of subjects: Reading Comprehension in Math, Writing, Math, Digital Learning and Technology, Data Driven Decision-Making, Integrating Education and Training Strategies, Reading, and English as a Second Language.
Lunch and Learn
Lunch will be provided to participants. During lunch we will receive an update from the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce on research-based foundational skills strategies and aligning education and workforce to improve the economic mobility of adults.
Afternoon Panel: What to expect from our next Governor in adult education, workforce and other policies that impact our work.
Early Bird Registration is $40 and includes parking. On November 1st the late registration is $60. State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) will be available for interested participants.