Entries by Jennifer Wigginton

Retaining Your Adult Learners

What excuse do you hear the most? Is it childcare? Is it transportation? Is it technology? The fact of the matter is we are all people, and when it comes to doing something we will make an effort, or we won’t. It depends on how important it is, how easy it is, how hard it […]

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time, there was an Executive Director named Jenn.  Each July, she provides a little insight to the members on how this gig of Executive Director for IAACE is going.  On July 1st, I have officially been in this position for three years! The good news is I still absolutely love it!  The […]

Christmas in July #2

People have been celebrating Christmas in July forever, but this year we thought #IAACE should celebrate because of that crazy 2020 we had, and it might help boost some moods and bring some spirit to adult education. We started celebrating last week with conference registration opening and IAACE President Sheila Butler taking questions and ideas […]

Conference Registration is Open!

Please join us for our annual conference in Michigan City, Indiana as we continue to advocate for adult education in Indiana. Our Annual Adult Education Conference is for IAACE members and supporters of Indiana Adult Education. In addition to diverse speakers, sessions, and events, we want to inspire attendees and activate innovative thinking through interactive […]

Christmas in July

Is it early or late? IAACE is planning some special gifts for you as Christmas in July begins! It’s Christmas in July! The month of gifts for our members!  We will have special guests each Thursday Zoom Chat, here is the lineup: Thursday, July 8th Your new ‘Prez’, Sheila, gives you the gift of adding to […]

Call for Sponsors

Now is the time for all good members to come to the aid of their membership.  Did that ring a bell?  Did you get typing flashbacks? The Conference Committee is officially making the call for sponsors and exhibitors for the fall conference on September 29, 30, and October 1 at Blue Chip Casino Hotel and […]

Perform better with the Platform

The virtual.iaace.com platform is where you can find all the recordings from our first Virtual Institute! This means you have professional development at your fingertips! The Virtual Insitute membership is $49 if you have not previously attended the event. Email director@iaace.com for an invoice and we will manually add a membership for you.  The way […]

“Impossible is an Opinion”

By Christine Brooks, A Success Story of SBCSC – Adult Education I was home-schooled from an early age until the end of junior high. I enjoyed, with a hefty share of protesting, learning at my own pace and even a little bit differently than other public school students. I would spend afternoons learning how to […]

Sometimes Done is Better Than Perfect

Bravo, our first-ever Virtual Institute is under our belt! I personally would like to thank each person who assisted with the event planning and the event itself. Bravo Committee, well done!  Thanks also to all the presenters, including our keynote, Blair Milo! You do not have to share your expertise, time, and energy to help […]