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AB86:

Assembly Bill 86 Overview

THE PURPOSE OF AB 86 SECTION 76, ARTICLE 3 IS TO PROVIDE GRANT FUNDS TO REGIONAL CONSORTIUM TO CREATE AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN TO BETTER PROVIDE ADULTS IN ITS REGION WITH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY BASIC SKILLS, INCLUDING CLASSES REQUIRED FOR A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CERTIFICATE
  • CLASSES AND COURSES FOR IMMIGRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR EDUCATION SERVICES IN CITIZENSHIP AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AND WORKFORCE PREPARATION CLASSES IN BASIC SKILLS
  • EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES
  • SHORT-TERM CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS WITH HIGH EMPLOYMENT POTENTIAL
  • PROGRAMS FOR APPRENTICES

Primary Goal

The primary goal of the consortium is to develop a regional comprehensive plan to improve the delivery of adult education in the following five PROGRAM AREAS:

  • Elementary and secondary basic skills, including classes required for a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate
  • Classes and courses for immigrants eligible for educational services in citizenship and English as a second language, and workforce preparation classes in basic skills
  • Education programs for adults with disabilities
  • Short-term career technical education programs with high employment potential
  • Programs for apprentices

Objectives

For each program area, the following seven OBJECTIVES must be addressed:

1
Objective 1

An evaluation of current levels and types of adult education programs within its region, including education for adults in correctional facilities; credit, noncredit, and enhanced noncredit adult education coursework; and programs funded through Title II of the federal Workforce Investment Act, known as the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (Public Law 05-220).

2
Objective #2

An evaluation of current needs for adult education programs within its region.

3
Objective #3

Plans for parties that make up the consortium to integrate their existing programs and create seamless transitions into postsecondary education or the workforce.

4
Objective #4

Plans to address the gaps identified pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2).

5
Objective #5

Plans to employ approaches proven to accelerate a student’s progress toward his or her academic or career goals, such as contextualized basic skills and career technical education, and other joint programming strategies between adult education and career technical education.

6
Objective #6

Plans to collaborate in the provision of ongoing professional development opportunities for faculty and other staff to help them achieve greater program integration and improve student outcomes.

7
Objective #7

Plans to leverage existing regional structures, including, but not necessarily limited to, local workforce investment areas.

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