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Quick Data Totals

Program Year Totals 2012-13

Number Enrolled 3,356
Attendance Hours 323,749
Completed Level 1,148
Completed a Level and Advance One or More Levels 944
Number Separated Before Completion 1,695
Remaining within Level 510
Percentage Completing Level 34%

(source: Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. (2012, March) National Reporting System: Statistical Section, District of Columbia. Retrieved from OCTAE Website: tableID=4).

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Did You Know ...?

…In 2014, the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Adult and Family Education, in partnership with the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Center for Urban Education, began offering a Graduate Certificate Program in Adult Education (24 credit hours), Master of Arts in Adult Education (36 credit hours), and one-credit professional development modules, workshops and seminars for adult educators to prepare them for the future requirements of state certification and licensure in Adult Education.

State NRS Structure

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 Data Systems
  • LACES (Literacy Adult Community Education System)
  • SLED (Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System)
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 Followup Methods
  • GED: Follow-up Survey
  • Employment: Follow-up Survey
  • Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Follow-up Survey
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 Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement
  • OSSE AFE sub-grantees participate in a Self Assessment (SA1)/Preliminary Monitoring Review and Self-Assessment (SA2)/Final Monitoring Review annually.
  • OSSE AFE sub-grantees conduct four classroom observations and student surveys annually.
  • OSSE AFE staff/monitors review and score Self-Assessment/Preliminary and Final Monitoring Reviews,  provide directives and recommendations for improvement, and conduct follow-up site visits, conference calls, and webinars to discuss local program performance.
  • OSSE AFE staff/monitors provide technical assistance to sub-grantees and track sub-grantees’ implementation of continuous improvement plans.

State Tools and Resources

Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Adult and Family Education (AFE)

Programs and People

State Director:
J. Michelle Johnson
State Director, Adult and Family Education
810 1st Street NE, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 741-5533

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.