Trainings & Webinars
Aztec’s team of Academic Specialists host regular training sessions and webinars in English and Spanish designed to meet the needs of educators and administrators working in adult education and workforce preparation.
As a global leader in adult education and workforce preparation, Aztec takes pride in the wide variety of expertise across our organization. We have so much to share, from technology solutions to curriculum development and beyond.
We hope you find these professional development webinars and training sessions both useful and inspiring!
Custom Individualized Learning Plans with Aztec’s Learning Views
🗓 December 12 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
The learning needs of adult education students must be individualized. This webinar will focus on how the Aztec Learning Views tool can be used to create customized, individual learning plans for students that lead to increased performance outcomes at an expedited pace.
Critical Thinking Skills
🗓 January 9 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
Learners need factual knowledge but that is not enough to be successful in our classrooms, in training programs, or in the workforce. Teaching critical thinking skills along with academics empowers adult learners to solve problems and develop real-life reasoning skills. This webinar explores how to teach critical thinking skills and provides strategies for active teaching and learning. This webinar aligns to the OCTAE Skills That Matter.
Digital Literacy Skills
🗓 January 23 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
Digital literacy is a critical component to being successful in both academics and work. This webinar will focus on an overview of digital literacy tools and how to integrate them holistically into your programs. Highlighted will be the OCTAE Skills That Matter framework and how Aztec’s line of digital and print solutions lends itself to meeting the requirements of not only the CCRS but also of your learners academic and career pathway goals.
Self-Management (Executive Functioning) Skills
🗓 January 30 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
Learners need a variety of skills to be successful in the work world. These include using resources and information, working with others, understanding systems, and obtaining skills necessary to successfully transition to and complete postsecondary education, training, and employment. This webinar will provide an overview of self-management/executive functioning skills from OCTAE’s Skills That Matter and showcase how Aztec’s solutions can increase skill levels in adult learners.
Improving Students’ NRS Scores with Aztec Software & Aztec Steck-Vaughn Products
🗓 February 6 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
This webinar will focus on Aztec and Steck-Vaughn products that can help improve students’ NRS scores and increase student MSGs and EFLs outcomes. Specific steps instructors can use to identify areas of need with CASAS® Content Standards Reports and TABE® Individual Student Reports will be outlined, discussed, and explored.
Strategies for Using A Tutor for CASAS®
🗓 February 13 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
This webinar will review the A Tutor for CASAS® Reading and Math materials (both print and digital) as they target instruction for CASAS® Levels B, C, and D. Specific strategies will be discussed to increase student MSGs and EFLs.
Strategies for Using A Tutor for TABE®
🗓 February 27 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
This webinar will review the A Tutor for TABE® Reading, Math, and Language materials (both print and digital) that targets instruction for TABE® 11/12 Levels E, M, D, and A. Specific strategies will be discussed to increase student MSGs and EFLs.
Financial Literacy as a Component of Financial Wellness
🗓 March 6 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
Financial literacy isn’t just an essential life skill, it’s a core economic issue. More than 40 percent of Americans are struggling to make ends meet, and more than half of U.S. adults say they would have trouble coming up with $2,000 if an unexpected need arose within the next month. This webinar will discuss the 5 most important elements of a great financial literacy program, as well as how to implement them.
Digital & Print Curriculum – Correlations Made Easy
🗓 March 13 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
This webinar will review the correlation documents available for Aztec digital and print materials. Alignments will be shared between Aztec curriculum and CCRS. This session will also present different strategies for using the correlation documents across the Aztec materials to help instructors develop individualized learning plans with both digital and print products.
🗓 March 20 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
Join this webinar to learn how communication skills impact personal and workplace interactions. The presentation will include not only active listening and speaking skills and other face-to-face interactions, but also strong communication skills that learners need to convey information to others effectively and efficiently. The focus of this webinar will include four types of communication: verbal, nonverbally, written, and visual presentations. Life Skills Education curriculum will be shared.
🗓 March 27 (12:00 Pacific/3:00 Eastern)
An important life skill for adult students is to have self-awareness and be able to recognize their emotions, thoughts, and values and understand how these elements impact behavior. This webinar will cover ways to assist students to become more confident and be able to demonstrate self-efficacy in order to set and achieve personal, academic, and professional goals. Life Skills Education curriculum will be shared.