Organizations Relevant to Teaching Adult Education

Regional Consortia System

AB86 Law and guidelines governing the new Regional Consortia delivery system for Adult Ed in California

ACCEL San Mateo County – Adult Education, College and Career Ed Leadership – Regional Consortium

San Mateo Adult School is part of the ACCEL Regional Consortium


Adult Education

California Council for Adult Education (CCAE)

San Mateo Adult School is part of CCAE’s Bay Section

     CCAE is the only organization which includes Administrators, Teachers, Students, and Community

Outreach and Technical Assistance Network for Adult Educators (OTAN)

     OTAN has a huge number of resources.  The website is being revamped and will soon be easier to use.

Online Teaching Academy (OTAC)

Technology Integration Mentor Academy (TIMACPeer mentoring for use of technology

California State Consortium for Adult Education

     Includes a list of Adult Schools across the state.

California Department of Education – Adult Education

US Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE)

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)



American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

California Federation of Teachers (CFT)

San Mateo Adult School Teachers are full or fair share members of CFT Local 4681


Teaching English

California Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Modern Language Association (MLA)


Teaching Older Adults (Fifty Plus)


Teaching Career Tech

Association for Career and Tech Ed (ACTE)

Computer Using Educators (CUE)

National Coordination Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations (NCC – CTSO)




PIAAC test – OECD Skills Survey Test – International test of increasing use and importance



Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

California Adult Education Administrators’ Association (CAEAA)