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Program Year Totals 2013-14

Number Enrolled 2,423
Attendance Hours 127,973
Completed Level 460
Completed a Level and Advance One or More Levels 425
Number Separated Before Completion 1,093
Remaining within Level 862
Percentage Completing Level 19%

Source: Office of Vocational and Adult Education. (2012, March) National Reporting System: Statistical Section, Alaska. Retrieved from OVAE Website: http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OVAE/NRS/tables/ view.cfm?state=IL&year=2009&tableID=4

Did You Know ...?

…Alaska has a hybrid distance delivery math class which involves programs from all over the state calling in at the same time on Tuesday and Thursday to do the same math lessons with one master teacher. The programs must have their own ABE teacher present during the distance class, and that teacher then teaches two more days using supplemental material that is supplied with the distance delivered math class...


State NRS Structure


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 Assessments
  • ABE: TABE
  • ESL: BEST (Basic English Skills Test) Plus and BEST Literacy
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 Data Systems
  • State of Alaska’s Adult Basic Education Program built its own database.
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 Followup Methods
  • GED: Data Match
  • Employment: Data Match
  • Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match and survey
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 Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement
  • Many data checks are written into the Statewide ABE Database.
  • At any time programs can pull their data into Excel spreadsheets from the statewide database. They can sort the data in endless ways and use it to figure out who needs to be post-tested, who hasn't been attending, which extended site has not been getting their data in, etc.

State Tools and Resources

Alaska Adult Basic Education
http://www.ajcn.state.ak.us/abe/


Programs and People

Amy Iutzi, State ABE Director
Alaska Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Employment Security Division
P.O. Box 115509
Juneau, AK 99811-5509
Phone: (907) 465-8714
Fax: (907) 465-4186
amy.iutzi@alaska.gov


The National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) is administered by the Division of Adult Education and Literacy in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education.