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Friday, September 25 • 2:40pm - 3:20pm
Libraries at the Intersection of Adult Education, Family Literacy, and Digital Equity

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This session will explore the Los Angeles Public Library's place and role at the intersection of adult education, family literacy, and digital equity in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will highlight how these connections impact communities low-literacy adults and other under-served groups.

Attendees will gain an understanding of how adult education, family literacy, and digital equity intersect at the library and ways you can connect adults and their families to supportive services outside of your classroom.

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Ashley Binning

Los Angeles Public Library
Ashley Binning's journey in education began in a national service program, where she completed two terms of service as a literacy site coordinator. She went on to work with Los Angeles based non-profits in partnership with LAUSD. After years of nonprofit management and collaborating... Read More →
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Kelly Tyler

Los Angeles Public Library
Kelly Tyler is the manager of the Office of Education at the Los Angeles Public Library. She oversees the first library-based high school diploma program in the country and 21 Literacy Centers across the city. Her team delivers a continuum of learner-driven educational services for... Read More →

Friday September 25, 2020 2:40pm - 3:20pm PDT
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  General Audience
  • about Gemini Spencer has been a literacy coordinator with the Los Angeles Public Library for just under a decade. She's been a key player in the programs growth and transition, but going virtual has been our biggest shift yet. She will share more about what the Adult Literacy Program has done to continue to provide quality programming in a virtual learning environment.