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Adult Education & Family Literacy Resources

Currently, over 63% of all jobs in the United States require an education beyond high school. With more than 1.8 million immigrants arriving in the United States each year, adult education and literacy programs are more important than ever. More than 700,000 adults are currently enrolled in English literacy programs across the country, 37% of whom are unemployed but looking to improve their English language proficiency. This page provides resources for TESOL professionals looking to advocate for adult English learners, along with research and classroom materials to help improve existing adult literacy programs. 

AEFL Week is 20-26 September 2020


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AEFL Week 2020 Social Media Messages to Share!

Shareable Infographics

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Shareable #AEFLWeek Facts

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The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education

Teaching Resources


Research Briefs, Self-Guided Online Professional Development Modules, & More

Lesson Ideas

Helpful Websites or Apps

Teaching Tips

Cultural Resources

TESOL Virtual Seminars

 TESOL Online Courses

Teaching Materials Grant