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The NRS Webinars section allows users to view full-length PowerPoint presentations from NRS training events. To view the NRS Webinars, you must have Java installed on your computer. Follow this link to download Java.

 

Future NRS Webinar topics

  • Goal Setting Strategies
  • Setting Performance Standards
  • Desk Monitoring
  • Develop State and Local Report Cards
  • Managed v. Open Enrollment

 

NRS Webinars

Promising Practices in Program Management and Data Use Series

As part of the NRS project’s ongoing effort to help states and programs improve their use of data for program improvement, there is a new webinar series on “Promising Practices in Program Management and Data Use”. Each webinar will center on a specific strategy using data for program improvement.

Infographics

 

During this webinar, state and local program staff from Kansas, Kentucky, and Utah shared how they have used infographics to effectively communicate information and shared tips on designing and developing infographics of your own.

 

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Longitudinal Data Systems

During this webinar, state staff heard from the experiences of three states in implementing a longitudinal data system, specificially around some of the challenges they faced and lessons learned during this process. Indiana, North Dakota, and Virginia presented on their experiences with implementing a Longitudinal Data System.

Webinar on Data Use in the Classroom: A Teacher's Perspective

Teachers from local programs in Washington, D.C. and Rhode Island discussed how they are using data in the classroom to improve instruction. 

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Local Program presentations

icon: PDF Download the PDF Academy of Hope presentation (508 compliant version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Washington Literacy Center presentation (508 compliant version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative presentation (508 compliant version)

A recording of this webinar is available upon request by sending an email to nrs@air.org.

 

Webinar on Data Use in the Classroom

State directors from Oklahoma and Missouri discussed what they have done at the state level to promote data use in the classroom.  Then, staff from two local programs from these states discussed how the use of data has been integrated into their program and what the results have been.  The webinar focused on how these programs use data in their classrooms, what has worked, what some of the challenges have been, and what their data show.

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State presentations

icon: PDF Download the PDF Oklahoma presentation (508 Compliant Version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Missouri presentation (508 Compliant Version)

Local Program presentations

icon: PDF Download the PDF Oklahoma City Community College presentation (508 Compliant Version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Oklahoma Union Adult Learning Center presentation (508 Compliant Version)

A recording of this webinar is available upon request by sending an email to nrs@air.org.

 

Webinar on Transition Planning: College and Career Readiness

State staff from Kansas, Massachusetts, and Ohio shared their successes with programs that help prepare adults for the transition from adult education to post-secondary education or the workforce.  The webinar focused on what you can do to help adults in your program with this transition, what has worked, what some of the challenges have been, and what actual data show.

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State Presentations

icon: PDF Download the PDF Ohio Presentation (508 Compliant Version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Kansas Presentation (508 Compliant Version)

icon: PDF Download the PDF Massachusetts Presentation (508 Compliant Version)

Webinar on Managed Enrollment

“Does managed enrollment actually make a difference?”

“I think my state would benefit from managed enrollment, but how do we get started?” 

Do these questions sound familiar?

This webinar focused on what managed enrollment looks like in practice, what has worked, what some of the challenges have been, and what real data has shows.  Three states presented on their experiences with managed enrollment: Kentucky, Nevada, and North Carolina.

Webinar Presentation

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State Presentations

Kentucky

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Nevada

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North Carolina

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A recording of this webinar is available upon request by sending an email to nrs@air.org with the name of the specific webinar.

Evaluation Learning Community (ELC) Webinar Presentations (January and February 2013)

Building off of the ELC training, ELC state teams conducted research projects in one of the following topic areas: Professional Development, Learning and Persistence, or Post-Secondary.  States presented their findings to the field in three webinars in January and February. States included: Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, and Texas. 

Below are the PowerPoint presentations from each state.

January 15th Webinar

            icon: PPT Illinois-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Illinois-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

            icon: PPT Kentucky-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Kentucky-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

January 16th Webinar

            icon: PPT Arizona-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Arizona-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

            

            icon: PPT Iowa-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Iowa-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

            icon: PPT Texas-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Texas-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

 February 6th Webinar

            icon: PPT New York-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF New York-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

            icon: PPT Maryland-Download the PowerPoint presentation

            icon: PDF Maryland-Download the PDF presentation (508 Compliant Version)

               

Recordings of the January 16th and February 6th webinars are available upon request by sending an email to nrs@air.org with the name of the specific webinar.

Lessons from the Field: Implementing data use learning communities

(January 19, 2010)

Building off of the 2009 Regional Training, The Local Connection: Building a Data Use Learning Community, the NRS support project hosted a webinar for state and local adult education staff that showcased data use learning communities that are currently being implemented.  Presenters included Greta Colombi with the NRS support project; Ajit Gopalakrishnan and Maria Groody from Connecticut; and Beverly Wilson and Jessica Dilworth from Arizona.

icon: Word Question and Answer Transcript (archived)

2008 NRS Regional Training (June 24, 2008)

Information regarding what to expect and how to prepare for the upcoming regional summer trainings.

  • icon: PPT Download the PowerPoint presentation (archived)
  • icon: PDF Download the PDF presentation (archived)
  • icon: PDF Guide to Building and Sustaining NRS Data Quality (archived)

Please note:

There is no recording to view or download for this webinar.

The final draft of the Guide to Building and Sustaining NRS Data Quality will be released late summer 2008.

Reporting Employment Measures to the NRS (July 25, 2007)

The time covered for reporting employment measures for the NRS will change with the next annual report (due by December 31) to cover multiple years. During this webinar, Larry Condelli and Mike Dean explained the reasons for this change and the new reporting periods and answered questions about the changes.

  • icon: PDF Reporting Employment Measures Presentation (archived)
  • icon: Word Retained Employment Reporting Chart (archived)

 

Data Detective (February 8, 2007)

State staff from adult education and labor departments in Maryland, South Dakota, and Tennessee shared their strategies for using data to monitor compliance with NRS and state requirements, evaluate data quality, and assist in program improvement efforts. This was the second Data Detective webinar, which is similar to the earlier webinar held on October 3, 2006. Read more about what these three states are doing and view examples of professional development training guides and materials.

New Carousel Exercise Added to Data Detective Training Resources (January 10, 2007)

This webinar introduced a new exercise: the teacher-level data carousel. This exercise is modeled on the data carousel exercise presented at the live Data Detective training events held in the summer of 200; however, the new exercise uses data from the classroom level instead of program level. The webinar presented the new exercise and suggested guidelines for training use. 

  • icon: PowerPoint Download the presentation (archived)
  • icon: Excel Data Carousel Exercise (archived)
  • icon: Word Teacher Carousel Handouts (archived)
  • icon: Word Teacher Carousel Wall Charts (archived)

Please note: Due to technical difficulties, this webinar was conducted as a conference call. Therefore, we do not have a recording to view or download.


Please follow this link to view the archives of previous NRS Webinars.

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Archived documents are available upon request by sending an email to nrs@air.org with the name or description of the document.



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