Please click on the link below to view the latest Kansas Legislative Update, courtesy of the Wichita Independent Business Association via Bright and Carpenter Consulting, Inc.
Student Success Stories
It is critically important to build positive relationships with lawmakers and to use real-world stories to underscore the importance of Adult Education in our Kansas communities. KAEA invites all Kansas adult education professionals to submit their student success stories, whether it is a success story or something as simple as a student overcoming adversity just to make it to class on a regular basis. Every story is important and can help paint an accurate picture of the need being served by Kansas Adult Education.
National Advocacy through COABE
KAEA Partners - The Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) has led National advocacy efforts in Washington DC by hosting an Adult Education "Day on the Hill", where Kansas was represented as Kansas US Senators and Congressman were made aware of the value of adult education.
Amid speculation that the primary funding source for Adult Education in Kansas, the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, may receive significant cuts, KAEA would like to share this link in Advocacy of WIOA and the positive impact of Adult Education: