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Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference 2015

The ninth Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference is set for November 9 - 11, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza at the Crossings, Providence, RI. Our conference is taking place in a time of great change and opportunity in the adult education field. The conference is designed with this significant transition of the adult education community in view.


Registration is now open! Rates include access to all workshops, exhibit hall, discussion groups, keynote presentations and all meals (excluding dinners). Registration rates do not include access to pre-conference sessions and other special events.

Paid NCTN members, we encourage you to take advantage of your exclusive discounted rates. If you have questions about your NCTN membership, please email Araceli Mendez at for more information.

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The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings in Providence (Warwick), Rhode Island is the official hotel for the Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference.

Discounted room rates are also available at the Holiday Inn and Nylo nearby. Shuttle service will be available between the hotels during the conference.

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We invite you to submit a proposal to present at our conference. The Call for Presenters is now available and deadline for general workshop submissions is June 1st, 2015.

Among the workshop themes are: foundational skills, acceleration strategies, career pathways and workforce development, collaborations and partnerships, college and career readiness standards, English for Speakers of Other Languages, correctional education, advising and comprehensive support services, and technology integration.

Call for Presenters Form and Details


Our conference is a dynamic exchange of over 550 participants from 48 states. By promoting evidence based practices and innovation, the NCTN strengthens the policy and best practice needed to help nontraditional learners, such as veterans, dislocated workers, and under and unemployed adults earn a family sustaining income. 

Support our effort to promote effective innovation! As a sponsor, you will be listed on our website and in the program book, have the opportunity to display your information and materials, and also get exposure throughout the event.  

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Contact us at 617-482-9485 or email us at

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