Updated dates

Adult Education Conference (May 25-27)

Due to the COVID surge and the fact that many institutions have again prohibited staff travel for safety reasons, NMHED AE, NMAEA, and NMTESOL have decided to postpone the conference.  The new dates are: Wednesday, May 25th (preconference) and Thursday-Friday, May 26th-27th for the main event.  All other details remain the same.  Please see the attached NEW Save the Date. If you made hotel reservations using the reservation link provided, they will be canceled by the hotel. We will send additional details next week regarding hotel. 

Here is the link for registration: 

Registration Link

We have extended the deadline to propose a presentation to February 28. Details are below.

NMAEA, NMHED, and NM TESOL invite you to showcase your talents! Please consider tapping into your creativity and proposing a session either individually or with colleagues.

This is an in-person conference from May 25-27 at the Albuquerque Marriott at 2101 Louisiana Blvd.

𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀: Vaccination card or proof of a negative test taken within 48 hours prior to attendance will be required to attend and must be provided at conference check in.

Session are 1 hour or 2 hours long.

Proposals should be best or promising practices in one of these tracks:

𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱/𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿 𝗣𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀

This track focuses on incorporating higher education transitions and workforce preparation into adult education. This may include 1) development of career pathways to provide access to employment and training services; 2) workforce development and training, particularly Integrated Education and Training; or 3) soft skills instruction, such as accountability, teamwork, and flexibility.

𝗖𝗼𝗿𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀

This track focuses on serving justice-involved adults. This may include but is not limited to corrections education activities under Section 225 of WIOA. Topics may include best practices for serving learners in this context, addressing justice-involved individuals’ specific barriers, promoting equity and justice in corrections education, and translating policy and recent educational research to practice.

𝗘𝗦𝗟/𝗜𝗘𝗟𝗖𝗘

This track focuses on English language instruction and tutoring for adults. Presentation may encompass (but is not limited to) methodology, classroom techniques and activities, testing and assessment, student engagement, and working with specific populations such as low literacy students or refugees.

𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁

This track will include any subject not listed here.

𝗛𝗶𝗴𝗵 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗘𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝘆

This track focuses on adults preparing for high school equivalency testing, such as contextualized math instruction, reading and writing for the workplace, testing and assessment, and computer education.

𝗢𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲/𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆

This track has two emphases. The first emphasis is on supporting practitioners to provide high quality services in online and hybrid modalities. The second emphasis involves promoting digital literacy among adult learners. Topics may include, but are not limited to, best practices and recent research in online learning and teaching; techniques and tools for online teaching and learning; and demonstrations of technology with suggestions or models of how to use it effectively for teaching and learning.

With warm regards,



NM TESOL Board

With warm regards,

NM TESOL Board