Mark Your Calendars—Give Your Advice
National Training Institute
The Professional Development Committee,
Linda Warner (IN), Chair, is designing the 2002 National Training Institute in
two parts. To ensure that the institute serves your needs, we would like your
input. Please complete and submit this survey by July 3, 2002.
Because of the federal focus on evidenced based services and our
interest in quality services, Part I will include a variety of resources that
will help you (1) find and understand applications and implications of recent
research findings, and (2) design a going to scale process for integrating
those findings into your current systems with maximum efficiency and minimum
Have you integrated or are you in the process of integrating research
findings into your adult education program?
If so, tell us about the topic or finding you are integrating, your
stage of integration, and your experiences you would like to share with
others. Your experience can
inform the development of the Institute.
There are a number of issues, topics, or questions about which you and
your colleagues need additional information.
Therefore, PART II of the institute will provide you with those
What issues or questions have you had in the past year for which you
would like options, models, or alternatives presented during the institute?
What do you need to know more about?
List any and all topics, issues, or questions.
GOING TO SCALE Training:
The Going to Scale training
and resource booklet have helped states organize and complete system
improvements. However, some new
state directors missed the original training in 2000, or you may want members
of your staff to be acquainted with this resource.
Would you be interested in participating in a three hour briefing on
the “Going to Scale” process and materials on Wednesday afternoon,
November 6 from 1-4 pm prior to the beginning of the Institute?
_____ Yes ______ No
QUESTION 4. Are
you interested in helping design our professional development activities?
If so, email Linda Warner (IN) email@example.com
and volunteer to join the Professional Development Committee now comprised of
Patricia Bennett (MD), Mary Ann Jackson (WI), Naomi Scales (AL), and Sharlene
Walker (OR). If you have
suggestions regarding this fall’s Institute, feel free to contact Linda or
any of the Workgroup members. To
complete the survey electronically go to: http://www.naepdc.org/NTI.html
Please return by July 3, 2002
up the good work. Let me know
when we can help.
A Natural Resource For Adult
Education State Directors and their Staff Members
Dr. Lennox L. McLendon, Executive Director