Adult education definition

Adult education means all education or instruction,
Adult education. (AE) means all instructional and instructional-related activities provided to anyone above the age of compulsory attendance as defined by W.S. 21-4-102, to assist adults in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for employment, self-sufficiency, parenting, and improved quality of life. This includes, but is not limited to, basic literacy, English literacy, citizenship and high school equivalency.
Adult education means all education or instruction, including academic, vocational education or training, basic skills and literacy training, and "occupational education" provided by public educational institutions, including common school districts for persons who are eighteen years of age and over or who hold a high school diploma or certificate. However, "adult education" shall not include academic education or instruction for persons under twenty-one years of age who do not hold a high school degree or diploma and who are attending a public high school for the sole purpose of obtaining a high school diploma or certificate, nor shall "adult education" include education or instruction provided by any four year public institution of higher education.

Examples of Adult education in a sentence

  • Adult education and ESOL faculty will continue to utilize the evaluation forms in use in 2004-05.

More Definitions of Adult education

Adult education means any form of non-vocational education for adults after initial education, whether of a formal, non-formal or informal nature;
Adult education. , which shall mean public education dealing primarily with students above eighteen years of age not enrolled as full time public school students and not classified as students of technical schools, colleges or universities of the State.
Adult education means services or instruction below the college level for adults who:
Adult education means services or instruction below the postsecondary education level for individuals who are not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under State law and who lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills to enable individuals to function effectively in society; or do not have a secondary school diploma or its equivalent level of education; or are unable to speak, read, or write the English language.
Adult education means academic instruction and education services below the postsecondary level that increase an individual’s ability to a ) read, write and speak in English and perform mathematics or other activities necessary for the attainment of a secondary school diploma, b ) transition to postsecondary education and training, and c ) obtain employment.
Adult education means services and instruction provided below the college level for adults by public school districts, public junior colleges, regional education service centers, nonprofit agencies, or community-based organizations.
Adult education means organized educational programs below the collegiate/postsecondary level, other than regular full-time K-12 secondary education programs: