Welcome to AAACE
The mission of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is to provide leadership for the field of adult and continuing education by expanding opportunities for adult growth and development; unifying adult educators; fostering the development and dissemination of theory, research, information, and best practices; promoting identity and standards for the profession; and advocating relevant public policy and social change initiatives.
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Virtual Special Issue: The Gifts (and Challenges) of U.S. Adult Education's Associations and Conferences
Adult Learning has just put together a special issue of our Journal: The Gifts (and Challenges) of U.S. Adult Education's Associations and Conferences. The articles provide a wonderful picture of our history as well as point to some of the strengths of our conferences from the perspectives of our graduate students (courtesy of Sage Journals).
Call for Proposals for Chapter Authors: 2020 Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education
As one of the foundational texts in the field of Adult and Continuing Education, the Handbook will document ways in which Adult and Continuing Education contributes to preparing adults to become informed, globally-connected, critical citizens who are knowledgeable, skilled, and open and adaptive to change and uncertainty. Please view the revised (11/3/2017) Call for Proposals here.
AAACE In Memoriam
AAACE now offers a forum to honor the Adult Educators we have lost. Please view the forum here.