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Texas Adult, Professional and Community Education Links

The purpose of ASTD is to promote the growth, competence, and effectiveness of training and development professionals. This site provides information about the Austin, TX chapter and its events. A monthly newsletter and job bank are available.
  • Texas Association for Community Service and Continuing Education (TACSCE)
TACSCE provides professional leadership to colleges and universities in the development and promotion of community service and continuing education. Its website has links leading to the latest conference news, professional development, and membership information.
TALAE, a membership organization for those interested in literacy and other facets of adult education, promotes the professional growth of adult educators and builds cooperation among local, state, and regional organizations that support adult education services. Benefits of TALAE membership include a newsletter and active support for legislation favorable to adult education. TALAE also awards annual scholarships to outstanding GED graduates.
TCALL, based in the Education Department at Texas A&M University, is working to reduce adult illiteracy in Texas. This site lists current and previous projects that TCALL is responsible for implementing. Many services are available to adult learners and adult education professionals.
  • Texas Education Agency - Adult and Community Education
The Division of Adult and Community Education is responsible for making available basic elementary and secondary level education to adult learners. Browse this site to learn more about TEA’s statewide adult education initiatives. The Resources icon supplies a list of links to other adult education websites, including professional development sites for the adult education teacher.
TWC is a state agency that makes available workforce development services to Texas employers and job seekers. This site provides detailed information for businesses and individuals seeking employment services.