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National Advancing Equity in Adult, Community College, and Career and Technical Education Symposium

Forwarded on behalf of U.S. Department of Education, OCTAE

Registration and hotel accommodations are now available for the National Advancing Equity in Adult, Community College, and Career and Technical Education Symposium.
The National Advancing Equity in Adult, Community College, and Career and Technical Education Symposium will be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31. This is ED’s first convening of external stakeholders around equity in adult, community college, and career and technical education.

The symposium will focus on the following five equity pillars: leadership and policy, performance accountability research and evaluation, innovation and improvement, social/cultural competency, and advocacy and awareness. Thought leaders in secondary, postsecondary, and adult education will engage to advance solutions on the issues of equity and access. Additionally, this symposium will provide an opportunity to inform more responsive policies and programs in career, technical, and adult education and at community colleges.

The Advancing Equity community of practice has been established to share experiences, best practices, events, and other relevant information related to advancing equity in education. (See below for information on how to access the group.) Secondary, postsecondary, and adult education practitioners can collaborate virtually to promote increased access, opportunity, and success for all learners.

Registration Information
For information on registration, meeting information, and other details, please visit the symposium website at http://conference.novaresearch.com/AdvancingEquity2016/.
Registration deadline: Oct. 21, 2016

Hotel Accommodation Information
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol Hotel
(Located by the Smithsonian Museums, U.S. Capitol, and L’Enfant Plaza)
550 C St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Online reservations: NAE ACCCT Education Symposium
Reservations by phone: 202-378-1141 or 202-479-4000 ext. 7138
Reference group code: DD3
Hotel reservation deadline: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
LINCS Advancing Equity Community of Practice Information
To find the Advancing Equity group, click on “Groups,” then “Micro-groups.” Or, go to https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/advancing-equity and click “Join.”
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