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Resources Academic Accommodations

Accommodations Ideas for Adult Learners

Accommodations Ideas for Adult Learners with ADHD

Directors' Resources

Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Training Contacts by Service Area

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth (WIOA) Contacts

NRS Guidelines
The NRS Guidelines include the NRS Implementation Guidelines and related documents used to assist State and local education staff in managing reporting systems.

College for Adults
Site designed by the National College Transition Network (NCTN) for independent study or as a supplement for in-class study. It teaches study skills, links to sites with academic online preparation, and guides prospective college students through offices such as admissions and student support.

English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards for Adult Education
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. The Office of the Librarian is tasked to set policy and to direct and support programs and activities to accomplish the Library's mission.

LINCS - Literacy Information and Communication System
LINCS is a national dissemination and professional development system providing information on literacy research, practice, and resources.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy is a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. Sponsored by the (NCES), NAAL is the nation’s most comprehensive measure of adult literacy since the National Center for Education Statistics 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS).

The National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium
The National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium, incorporated in 1990 by state adult education directors, provides professional development, policy analysis, and dissemination of information important to state staff in adult education.

U.S. Census Bureau: American Community Survey
This link provides information on the ongoing U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey. The survey is sent to a small sample of the populace, and it provides information on what the population looks like and how it lives. The information obtained helps communities determine where to locate services and allocate resources.

US Department of Adult Education
The Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) promotes programs that help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members and citizens. The major areas of support are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education and English Language Acquisition. These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem solving.

Utah College and Career Readiness Standards
Through their selections, panelist validated three key shifts in instruction prompted by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and outlined by Student Achievement Partners (2012). The shirts described in this file identify the most significant elements of the CCSS for English Language Arts and Literacy, and Mathematics.

Utah Online Performance Information for Adult Education (UTopia)
USOE funded adult education service providers throughout the state will enter program data into UTopia. In addition to satisfying federal and state reporting mandates, this system will encompass individual program reporting needs. In the event that problems occur while using this system, please request assistance