The CET Connection

Networking Opportunities: IACET Wants to Hear From You
from IACET
Sara Meier, IACET's executive director, will be presenting at the upcoming conferences. Please let us know if you will be in attendance at any of the future conferences or in the area and would be interested in joining a small networking session. More

IACET AP Connection Call: Annual Business Meeting
from IACET
IACET would like to invite our members to participate in the Annual Business Meeting of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. The Annual Business Meeting will serve as our next AP Connection Call on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 34 p.m. EDT. More

Get Involved: IACET Has a Number of Exciting and Timely Volunteer Opportunities
from IACET
IACET is growing and wants to ensure that we continue to address the needs of our member organizations. We need your input and expertise so please let us know if you are interested in joining any of the following committees. More

Web Technology is About to Change How We Learn
from Venture Beat
The education industry is on the cusp of being massively disrupted by innovation in web technology. Like other industries prior, it would like to pretend that it can weather the storm and continues business as usual, with only minor tweaking. We all know how that story ends. More

Rhode Island Education Official to Give Nation's Adult Learners Stronger Voice
from The Providence Journal
Brenda Dann-Messier, longtime president of the Rhode Island's largest adult education center and an ardent advocate for low-income families and immigrants, has been confirmed as an assistant secretary of education by the U.S. Senate. More

Community College Accountability
from Inside Higher Ed
Accountability initiatives aren't new to community colleges. But because scholars and educators have long disagreed about how to measure and compare the institutions' success in educating students, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation for Education announced their funding of an effort to create a national, voluntary accountability system for community colleges. More

Aggressive Plan for State Data Systems
from Inside Higher Ed
It has become an article of faith among many federal and especially state policy makers that the United States cannot possibly improve the performance of its higher education system without a significantly better way of collecting data about the performance of individual students and colleges. More

Batelco Conducts Project Management Professional Training for Staff
from AME Info
In line with Batelco's commitment to empowering employees through personal development and training, the company announced the enrollment of 35 of its staff in a Project Management Professional certification training course. More