Author: Aissa Hernandez

Aissa is a native Texan, having earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Texas State University. She is eager to use her communications and customer service skills to provide resources to adult learners around the state, and bring overall awareness to the issues surrounding adult literacy. In her free time, Aissa enjoys exploring Orlando’s theme parks with her husband, and spending time with their two dogs.

American Indians are an important part of United States history, and it is important that as people living within the country, we pay attention to the culture of others and listen to their stories. Indigenous people are no exception, as Read more…

NCES releases state and county adult literacy & numeracy estimates. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the U.S. Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Skills Map with State and County Indicators of Adult Literacy and Numeracy. Read more…

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Essays: 2020 Adult Learner Essay Book The Florida Literacy Coalition is proud to announce the launch of the 16th annual Adult Learner Writing Campaign! Students from throughout Florida are invited to submit original short stories, poems, Read more…

2020 is here, which also means that it’s time once again for the Decennial Census of Population and Housing, better known as the census. We have put together this post full of resources adult educators can reference when putting together Read more…

In the United States, adult literacy continues to be a significant problem. Approximately 65 million adults lack basic literacy skills, but what exactly does that mean? We’ve created an infographic that visualizes the consequences of illiteracy in adults, as well Read more…

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