Standard Adult High School Diploma Task Force

E-mail and attachment sent to task force members on September 23, 2013

As discussed at our meeting on Friday, September 13, 2013, we have some opportunities to talk with experts on adult diploma models from other states.

Follow-up Schedule with State Specialists

Vermont (conference call):

Toni Marra, State Adult Diploma Specialist

Friday, September 27, 2013

9:00 a.m. (central time)

Wisconsin (conference call):

Beth Lewis, State Adult Diploma Specialist

Friday, September 27, 2013

11:00 a.m. (central time)

Connecticut and NEDP (in-person session):

Jim Harrison, from CASAS and formerly from Connecticut

Friday, November 8

1-3 p.m.

MDE, Conference Center A, Room 14

Who can join the follow-up

Any task force member or public participant is welcome to join any of the follow up calls or sessions. I encourage task force members to participate in as many follow up sessions as they can.

Conference Call Details

To participate in the conference calls, please dial (888) 742-5095. This is a toll-free number. When prompted for the conference code, please use 7803941350.

Preparation Tasks

Before each follow up session, I encourage participating task force members to:

• Read the brief developed for the state model;

• Find additional information on the links in the briefs; and

• Initially complete the reflection worksheet on other state models

All the above resources may be found on the Standard Adult High School Diploma Task Force web page.

Attached Resource

The following pages are the notes from our initial discussion on each of these models, including some questions for further investigation.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Brad Hasskamp at brad.hasskamp@state.mn.us or 651-582-8594.

Thank you all for your hard work and collaborative discussions!