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OTAN Upcoming Activities – Week of 1/17

Posted on 1/14/2022

OTAN provides activities and resources to support our adult education colleagues. (All times below are PST.)

  • The OTAN office will be closed on Monday, January 17 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will return to the office on Tuesday.

  • On Tuesday, January 18 at 10:30am, Farzana Cassim will present Using the Microsoft Edge Browser. This workshop will cover the improved key features and tools within Microsoft Edge, along with the basics of navigating with Edge and other interesting functions. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Wednesday, January 19 at 3:00pm, Penny Pearson will present Up Your Productivity with Mail Merge! (Part 2). This session will continue to expand on the power of Mail Merge using Microsoft Word to help make your work more efficient and save time. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Friday, January 21 at 12:00pm, Kristi Reyes will present Easy Online Tools for Student Practice. The online tools presented will be used to show how to search for and use user-generated content, create interactive worksheets, receive immediate feedback and results from students, and find or create drills or games that students can use individually, in break-out rooms, or as a whole class for all kinds of practice of course content. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Thursday, January 27 at 1:00pm, Matt Rhoads will present Navigating the Toggled Term. This webinar will discuss the online instructional infrastructure and the toggled term instructional model which allows educators to toggle their instruction to and from online, blended, and in-person learning settings seamlessly. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • On Friday, January 28 at 12:00pm, Melinda Holt will present Google Sheets Tips, Part 2. Part 2 of this series will build upon Part 1 (basics) and will cover tailoring templates, using more advanced functions with data, layering conditional formatting, and creating formulas with multiple functions. You can sign up for this webinar at the California Adult Education Training Calendar.

  • The nomination period for the 2022 Adult Education Students Succeed Program is now open! OTAN invites nominations of adult education learners who are successful as a result of the education received at California adult education agencies. Learn more about the program and how to nominate a student: http://bit.ly/CAESS2022

  • Interested in scheduling an OTAN training for your staff? Please reach out to us at support@otan.us to learn how we can help with your training needs.

  • Found or using a great tech tool that you'd like to share with other educators? OTAN is always looking for adult education folks to present online for us on a cool tech tool or tech-related topic. Complete this form - we'll be in touch! bit.ly/OTANWebinar

Please contact us at support@otan.us or call our office at 916-228-2580 for more information! We are here to support you!

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.