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Page 8 CLI..NCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, November 7, 2013 Adult Education Connection by Karen Gent fl TRICK-OR-TREAT...- The rain held off for the &apos;  trick-or-treaters in the area to have a good time going door to door. The mild temperatures al- : lowed the children to Tom Suh, George Bailey, Elaine Callahan and Betty Sneed show off their costumes Southwest Regional Adult their teaching are more a fresh perspective on how to and not have to bundle Education (SRAE) hosted a effective than teachers who do , perform my job in a more up with coats. Data System Training on not use such information. The effective way and to be able to October21, 2013 at its regional session ended with an inter- report the hard work that is office in Lebanon This was the active group activity, poured into the adult education first of eight data training The final segment of the program." events to be held around the training, Data Entry Dos and Training participants from state. The training was provided Don'ts, was presented by Tom SRAE were Linda Allen, Lee by staff from the Virginia Suh, OAEUs Data, Monitoring, Davis, Karen Gent, Susan Department of Education's and Evaluation Specialist. Harris, and Alison Stiltner. Office of Adult Education and Topics for this session included Participants from Mount Rogers Literacy (OAEL). program regionalization, the Regional Adult Education were The first segment of the specifics of entering student and Shirley Carlson and Brenda training, Measuring Perform- staff information into the data Otey. Participants from Re- ance, was presented by George system, unusual data entry gional Adult Education (serving Bailey, OAEL's Workforce and situations, contact hours with Lee, Scott, and Wise Counties, Communications Specialist. students, and error reports, and the city of Norton) were Bailey presented information Training participants gained Rebecca Scott, Tommie Size- and led discussions pertaining valuable information about how more, Jan Stallard, and Amy to federal accountability stand- 'to properly collect and enter Statzer. ards for adult education pro- data into the system and how to If you didn't finish high grams, which data is used to use that data to develop pro- school, contact SRAE at 866- calculate program report cards, gram improvement strategies. 581-9935. Complete your which data is used to calculate "As SRAE's data tech- GED testing before the new program desk reviews, and nician," commented Alison test is released on January 2, where this data can be found. Stiltner, "the training was valu- 2014. Bailey highlighted details about able to me. There are so many GED is a registered 'Co""er  Creet- , -ementa" newly developed desk re- aspects to the collection, the trademark of the American view, which is being introduced entry, and the evaluation of the Council on Education. Used celebrates t)o00" years "Cars to Donate" in the :013-14 academic year as data. It is always helpful to get underlicense. a tool to help local programs monitor their progress on a I Copper Creek Elementary pictures or stories to share is vehicle donation quarterly basis. School iscelebrating6Oyears on asked to let us know. We would The second segment of the  Free classes I November 18 at the school from love to display these and hear program train'ing, Using Data for Re- 5:00 p.m. tintil 8:00 p.m. the stories, gional Program Improvement, l I All former faculty, staff and Please calltheschoolat276- Keep America Beautiful & Free Testlngl students who have been a part of 794-9306 for more information (KAB), the nation's leading was presented by Elaine Regional Adult the history of Copper Creek Ely- on this event, nonprofit that builds and sustains Callahan and Betty Sneed. mentary are invited to attend the We hope everyone in our vibrant communities, announced Callahan is an OAEL Inde- Education that it has partnered with pendent Educational Contractor, special Open House Reception community will come out to be a 1CarlDifference to launch a new and Sneed is an OAEL Targeted in honor of the school's 60 th part of this most special oc- vehicle donation program. All Technical Assistance. Contrac- Oxbow Center- ,,*. Paul :year! Anyone having special casion! donations may be eligible for a toy. This session focused on  works...eall tax deduction on one's federal how programs can use class- Monday & Wednesday, 9-12 noon 762-7671 income tax return. Keep America Beautiful's room data as a means to im- ....... vehicle donation program accepts prove classroom instruction. Glenna McReynolds and Joan Austin, almost any vehicle, including The U.S. Department of cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles Education reports that research Instructors and recreational vehicles. Re- shows that teachers who use gardless of the vehicle's running student test performance to 16646 RussellSt. (beside St. Paul Fire Dept.) condition, they still have value guide instruction and improve Wandiver Center - Coeburn through continued use as an l,/r t:::::lll%lr'kl SATURDAYS Ilk# / L ..4 operable car, as repair parts that CHS Boosters Monday & Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 pm can extend the life of a car or by recycling their steel parts. Glenna McReynolds, Instructor ytime by I[) "Taking old cars off the road meeting a..ointment can help the environment by The Castlewood Athletic Call Amy to register at 877 722 3243 or an l' 762-9514 saidrecyclingGreg andcrawford,Saving executiveenergy'" Boosters meet the first Monday Contact n ,,, ,,er, y ouch of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Testing details also at www.race2ged.org director of the Steel Recycling CHS office. Institute and a KAB board All Castlewood fans who are A free service of Wise County Public Schools member. "Donating these cars interested in promoting the  can directly help programs such interests of the school's athletic GED R is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education. as Keep America Beautiful by teams are urged to attend. providing an additional source of funding. It's a win-win for sustainingA KABthe environment."vehicle donation New" 901,.3 C12 Sonic L through lCarlDifference helps provide funds for KAB and its national network of nearly 600 Stock #17280 Few Left. I FONT OIBeON UNITED affiliates and additional partner- " " NO reasonable offer refused. ing organizations to create clean, II IErHODIBT CH(IIgH beautiful public places, reduce 1.8 liter ecotech DOHC 4 cyl, D " IIt:RSE('-IHOI.IRIAIO.KIlIII;EII.D&.B( tltK(Ii! waste and increase recycling, CASrL}:mnm, V., generate positive impact on local 6 speed auto B,KFJIY FEATI!RI D[U(!OIrNIdlO[MATId C4K[, PIt.% economies and inspire genera- "*NOllg. 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