Mailing Lists

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 staff person working in adult education including directors, teachers, administrative staff, volunteers, advocates, partners, etc.

LACES User Group

This group meets face-to-face once a month throughout the year to discuss the adult education database CALIS.


A group for adult education program directors and secondary contacts.

Professional Learning Specialists

Each adult education program has a designated Professional Learning Specialist. PLSs coach practitioners and lead a program professional learning community (PLC) focused on specific instructional demands that assure each individual student’s readiness for advancement to the next educational functioning level.