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ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education

This year’s ProLiteracy Conference will be held in San Diego, CA from Sept 25-28, 2019. The conference aims to address the most pressing adult literacy and basic education issues today, including new technologies, innovative instructional tools and strategies, and leadership skills for programs.  Learn more here.

Presentation Title: Long-Term Effects of Parents' Education
Presenter: Jaleh Soroui, AIR
Strands: Training and Professional Development, Advocacy and Public Awareness
Session Time: Friday, September 27th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Room: Marina 1
Common sense tells us that education impacting a person’s skills development does not start with their own education. Learn how the recent data from the 2012/2014 Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), more than ever, validates the lasing, long-term effects of parents’ education on their adult children’s skills development, educational and occupational success, and health outcomes throughout their adult lives.