Professional development and networking opportunity for adult learners

The fourth annual Community Learning Conference on Friday, September 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Headquarters Library, is a professional development conference and networking opportunity. Anyone interested in the success of adult learners and the programs serving them is invited to attend this free conference in Meeting Room A.

Learn more at these three presentations:
Empowering Adult English Language Learners’ Multilingual Identity
Adult Education for Unique Learners
Reducing Homelessness through Literacy

Presenters include: Peijuan Cao, University of Florida (UF) instructor in the Unified Elementary ProTeach program; Hyunjin Jinna Kim, UF Ph.D. student and Chair of the Multilingual Engagement Students’ Activity Group for Exchange at UF; Mike Lemire, Alachua County Library District staff member and previous University Homeless Council volunteer; Linda Mussillo, Adults with Disabilities Specialist in the Adult Education Department at Santa Fe College; and Aleksandra Olszewska, Fulbright Scholar and Ph.D. student in ESOL/Bilingual Education in the College of Education at UF.

Each year topics are presented for staff and volunteers from all GED, literacy, ESOL and related programs based in libraries, community and faith-based non-profits, community colleges and public school adult education programs.

To reserve space or for more information about the conference, please contact Alachua County Library District Literacy Coordinator Theresa Sterling at or (352) 334-3929.

Posted by NickieK on September 14, 2017