Adult Education & Literacy Advisory Committee

Overview

The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Advisory Committee advises the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) on matters related to the administration of the AEL programs in Texas.

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About the Committee

The AEL advisory committee meets quarterly and reports to the Commission at least annually and is charge with advising the Commission on:

  • The development of policies and program priorities supporting the development of an educated and skilled workforce
  • The development of statewide curriculum guidelines and standards for AEL services that ensure a balance of education and workplace skills development
  • The development of a strategy for improving student transition to postsecondary education and career and technical education training
  • The development of a centralized system for collecting and tracking comprehensive data on adult basic education and literacy performance outcomes
  • The exploration of potential partnerships with entities in the nonprofit business communities and other entities to improve statewide literacy programs
  • Other issues TWC’s three-member Commission considers appropriate

The advisory committee must comprise of no more than nine members, including at least one representative of the business community and one representative of a local Workforce Solutions office.

Members are appointed for staggered two-year terms. Members are limited to one term and continued membership will be reviewed when a member no longer serves in the same employment capacity as when appointed to the committee.

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Committee Members

List of Advisory Committee members, their employment, term, and position represented.

Member

Location

Representing

Affiliation

Term Expires

Brenda Schofield

Beaumont

AEL Provider

Director of Adult Education and Literacy, Region 5 Education Service Center

April 2023

Rita Hernandez

Brownsville

Nonprofit/ Career School

President, Cameron County Education Initiative

April 2023

Jauneen Maldonado Fort Worth  Workforce Board Director, Adult Education, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County December 2023
Steve Banta Dallas/Fort Worth Nonprofit Executive Director, Literacy Texas December 2023

 

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Meeting Schedule, Agenda & Minutes

Meeting Location

Meetings will be held virtually on Zoom, at 1:30 p.m. CST unless otherwise noted.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The Adult Education and Literacy Advisory Committee meets at least four times a year, or as needed. Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted as they become available. All linked documents are in pdf PDF - Manufacturing Consortium Partners with Frank Phillips College for a $160,469 Job-Training Grant or videoYoutube format.

2022

March 30, 2022 June 22, 2022 October 19, 2022 December 7, 2022

 

 

2021

 

March 31, 2021 June 23, 2021

September 15, 2021

December 1, 2021

2020

June 24, 2020 September 23, 2020 December 9, 2020

2019

March 27, 2019 September 11, 2019

2018

April 19, 2018 June 20, 2018 September 19, 2018 December 12, 2018
- Agenda

2017

March 29, 2017

June 7, 2017

September 20, 2017

December 13, 2017

2016

September 21, 2016

 

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