The New AB86 Implementation Survey





Name

Organization

Title

Adult Education Consortium

Since you officially started the AB86 planning process in March 2014, what is one thing that has worked well for your regional consortium so far in the AB86 process?

Since you officially started the AB86 planning process in March 2014, what has been your region’s greatest challenge?

How much do you agree with this statement: “Overall, our regional consortium is prepared for the Adult Education implementation beginning July 1, 2015?

Complete AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeCompletely Disagree

Comment

Other than funding, what is the priority need for your consortium to be ready for implementation in 15-16?

Do you plan to track the transition of students within your consortium between k12, community colleges, and/or apprenticeships or other community programs?

YesNo

If you answered “yes”, your region plans to track the transition of students, how do you plan to do so?

What assessment / placement tools does your consortia plan to use starting July 1, 2015?

Are teachers/faculty involved in the planning and implementation process?

YesNo

If you answered “yes” that teachers/faculty are involved, how are they involved?

Again, if “yes”, teachers and faculty are involved, do they represent the local bargaining units?

YesNo

If there is an opportunity, do you plan on changing your fiscal agent as part of the implementation grant for 15-16 (adult education block grant)?

YesNo

If you answered yes, your consortium plans to change your fiscal agent, what type of organization would you choose to be your fiscal agent?

K-12 DistrictCommunity College DistrictCounty Office of Education

Do you have areas in your consortia not being served due to school closures and/or lack of services?

YesNo

If you do have areas in your consortium not being served due to school closures and/or lack of services, do you plan to use implementation funds in 15-16 to build back those programs in those areas?

YesNo

If you do not plan to use implementation funds in 15-16 to build back those programs, why not?

Rank the importance on where the State needs to provide guidance.
(1 = Most Important)

  Governance Structure

  Allowable Costs for 15-16 funds

  Adult Student Assessment

  Program Outcome Measures for AB 86

  Adult Student Tracking/Identifier

  Course Fees for Adult Schools

  Funding

  Student Outcome Measures or Performance Indicators

  Other (please explain in comment section)

Comment

Rank in what areas you plan to spend your 15-16 implementation funds? (1 being the first priority and 12 being the least.
(1 = Highest Priority)

  Professional Development

  Articulation Agreements

  Direct Instruction

  Program Alignment

  Supportive Services

  Opening new service/access points

  Curriculum Design/Development

  Bridge/Transition Program

  Community Outreach

  Other (please explain in comment section)

Comment

Does your consortium plan to use AB86 implementation funding for K-12 credit recovery?

YesNo

Rank how you receive your AB86 program information (1 being the most informative and 11 being the least).
(1 = Most informative)

  AB86 Website

  AB86 e-mails and e-newsletters

  AB86 Webinars

  Consortium Partners

  Conferences

  Direct contact with the AB86 Office

  Local Advocacy Group

  Teacher/Faculty Unions

  Consultants

  Other (please explain in comment section)

Comment

What additional information would you like to see on the AB86 website?

What topics would you like to hear about via the AB86 webinars?

Is there additional state and or regional data you need? If so, what data do you need?

What kind of technical assistance would be of most help to your regional consortium as you move into implementation of the Adult Ed Block Grant?