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Assembly Bill 86 - Adult Education Consortium - Web Site Launched

Posted on 10/03/2013

AB 86

The California Community College Chancellors Office (CCCCO External link opens in new window or tab) and the California Department of Education (CDE External link opens in new window or tab) have launched a Web site, http://ab86.cccco.edu/ External link opens in new window or tab, as a central point of information about implementation of Assembly Bill (AB 86) requirements.

AB 86 became law as part of the 2013-14 State Budget process. The budget appropriated $25 million to the Chancellors Office to allocate funding for two-year planning and implementation grants. AB 86 outlines expectations for consortium development as well as planning and implementation requirements to establish the Adult Education Consortium Program External link opens in new window or tab.

The AB 86 Web site will include frequently asked questions, related documents, meeting agendas and minutes, and a time line overview. Town hall meetings, informational webinars, field surveys, and a listserv will be among the venues whereby all stakeholders will have an opportunity to provide feedback and input to the process.

The AB 86 Web site can be accessed directly at, http://ab86.cccco.edu/ External link opens in new window or tab, or from the Adult Ed Organizations page on OTAN.