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Adult Education Programming FY22

Here is a list of in-person, distance and blended programming for RI adult education providers in FY21-22. The spreadsheet contains the type of program, the schedule, contact information and type of enrollment.

About Adult Ed Google Groups

RI Adult Education has several mailing lists (through Google Groups) for communicating and getting our work done. If you are not already a member, click on one of the Group names below to apply for membership to a Group (once a new window opens, click the blue Apply link).

Joining a group will give you access to email messages, calendars, and documents that are shared within the group. You do not have to have a account to join these groups – any email address will work. For help, please contact

All Staff

This group is for any person working in adult education including directors, teachers, administrative staff, caseworkers, and volunteers. Anyone working in RI adult ed can post a message or announcement to this group, so feel free to share resources and exchange ideas with your colleagues. The RI PD Centers will post news announcements to the field through this ALL Staff Group.

LACES User Group

The LACES User Group meets at regular intervals throughout the year to support programs in using the adult education database, LACES. If you have questions about the LACES student data management system, feel to ask your question to this group. Messages for all LACES users will be shared through this LACES User Group.


This group has been created as a convenient communication mechanism for directors of RI adult education organizations. News announcements and information specific to directors will be shared through this group. Any RIAE Director can send a message to all Directors through this group.

Professional Learning Specialists

Each adult education provider has a designated Professional Learning Specialist (PLS) who supports instructors and works with the RI PD Centers to determine the training and PD needs of the field. Information specific to the PLS role will be shared through this group. PLSs can share information, ask questions and exchange ideas within this group.