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Iowa Administrative Rules - Chapter 23 Adult Education and Literacy Programs

U.S. Department of Education Adult Education and Family Literacy

The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Title II of the Workforce Investment Act of 1999

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act


Policy and Standards

Instructor Standards
Iowa's 2014 Assessment Policy Approval Letter

State Plan

2016 State Transition Plan

2015 State Plan

2014 State Plan Extension

2013 State Plan Extension


Adult Education and Literacy Annual Report for Program Year 2015


Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Resources

The final and approved Iowa Unified State Plan has been posted to the Iowa Workforce Development website

Program specific information on the adult education and literacy is included in the final core program document

For final law and regulations refer to the following websites:
U.S. Department of Education - WIOA Information
U.S. Department of Labor - WIOA Information


WIOA Wednesday Webinars

Recently, the Iowa Adult Education and Literacy team has been presenting a series of webinars.  Below you will find the recordings and slides used for each of these webinars:

Webinar #1 - Integrated Education and Training
September 14, 2016

Webinar #2 - Adult Education and Literacy Activities
September 21, 2016

Webinar #3 - Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education
September 28, 2016

Webinar #4 - Corrections Education
October 12, 2016

Additional PowerPoints were added in 2014-15 covering key points in the implementation of WIOA at the local level for adult education programs:

Unpacking - Part I
Planning for New AEFLA Activities
Unpacking - Part II

Planning for the AEFLA Activities
Unpacking - Part III
WIOA Readiness Assessment Tool A

Video recordings from the OCTAE were produced to help educate staff on various aspects of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA):

Session 1: WIOA Overview
Session 2: Overview of Title II
Session 3: Performance Accountability Provisions
Session 4: Title I State Boards and Unified Plans




Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 22, 2016 at 8:01pm.