Adult Education Advocates

More than 1.2 million Floridians lack a high school diploma or struggle daily with low literacy skills. We monitor education related legislation, rules and regulations, and encourage those which are beneficial to adult, literacy, technical, community and workforce education.

Legislative Alerts

  • GED Testing Service Announces Recalibration to Passing Scores

    Just received the latest information from the GED Testing Service about the recalibration to the GED test passing score and the addition of two new performance levels.  The GED Testing Services will conduct conference calls/web meetings on January 25, January 26, and January 27.  To read the full article, click on the link below. GED…

  • Free High School Equivalency Practice Tests!

    AZTEC SOFTWARE is providing each organization with 500 Free Aztec GED Practice Tests. Use these tests which mirror the GED Ready™ as a locators of skills or as indicators of readiness for the GED® Test. NO PURCHASE REQUIRED! To sign up your organization, please email sales@aztecsoftware.com with your contact name, email address and phone number,…

  • 2015-2016 ACE Election Results

    ACE Election Results The ballots are counted and the results are ready to be announced for the 2015-2016 ACE of Florida Board of Directors. The participation in this year’s ACE election was at an all-time high. More ballots were cast than any election in recent history. A special thank you to all of the candidates…

  • Overview of Pertinent WIOA Statutes and Federal Regulations

    Integrated Education and Training An Overview of Pertinent WIOA Statutes and Federal Regulations This document contains the following information regarding Integrated Education and Training as authorized in WIOA and associated regulations: Definition Required Components, including citations and related definitions Guidance regarding the term “integrated” Guidance regarding the term “educational and career advancement.” Definition Integrated Education…

  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act – Five Notices of Proposed Rulemaking Available for Public Inspection

    Flash Edition April 3, 2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act— Five Notices of Proposed Rulemaking Available for Public Inspection On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Department of Education released a program memorandum announcing five notices of proposed rulemaking (NPRMs) related to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). We encourage you to share this information…

  • Summary of Responses to Career Pathways Request for Information

    Reposted from OCTAE Connection – Flash Edition March 6, 2015 The departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor continue our exciting work together on career pathways systems building and programs. In April 2014, we issued a joint Request for Information (RFI) for information and recommendations about career pathways from stakeholders in the public…

  • ACE Achievement Awards

    ACE of Florida recently recognized several individuals for their outstanding achievements and/or contributions to adult and community education students, teachers, administrators and programs throughout the state at the 22nd  annual ACE Conference, October 1-3.   Click picture to read about Pinellas Hope.