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Feb 5, 2016

Is education the “religion” of our secular society?
Elm - European lifelong learning magazine
The deep ties between Protestant Christianity and education explains the near-religious status of education in Nordic countries. Pictured key figures of ...

Inquirer (blog)
The future of technology in adult learning
Inquirer (blog)
The pursuit of lifelong learning can be difficult for many people. Fortunately, interactive learning and the gamification of education could provide a very ...

Jan 29, 2016

Lifelong learning leads to small business success
President Harry S. Truman once said, “The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.” In other words, we should never ...

The latest news from Coalition for Community Schools...

National Network for Community Education (NNCE) & Volunteer Leadership Team
The NNCE is a group of 2700 community educators who share an interest in and passion for lifelong learning. The majority of individuals work in a public school setting, although those in the data base also include individuals from municipalities, community colleges and institutions of higher learning, citizen advisory council members, and retirees across the United States.

Jan 21, 2016

With age comes wisdom...
Lowell Sun
Lifelong learning opens up a whole new world to retirees. By Nancye Tuttle, Sun Correspondent. Updated: 01/21/2016 08:47:39 AM EST0 Comments

Education graduate seeks to inspire lifelong learning
Kokomo Herald (press release)
Education graduate seeks to inspire lifelong learning. Thursday, January 14, 2016 3:43 PM. Angela Jakes in her student teaching classroom at ...

Jan 14, 2016

New York Post
Community education

Albany Times Union
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a plan Wednesday to transform every failing school in New York into a full-service community school that provides ...

Close to Home: Lifelong learning is a 15-year-old story in Sonoma County
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Sunday's Press Democrat story “Older students learn for the sake of learning,” reprinted from the New York Times, focused exclusively on two lifelong ...

The Tennessean
Classes offer chance to fulfill lifelong learning goals

The Tennessean
Yes, the array of Nashville-area "lifelong learning" opportunities (which mercifully come with no homework) is wonderfully diverse. And for the most ...

Jan 8, 2016

Older Students Learn for the Sake of Learning
New York Times
The Frieds are among the 150,000 men and women nationally who participate each year at more than 119 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes.

'The desire to learn never leaves us'
The Boston Globe
'If I weren't here, I'd be home thinking about what I was going to have for dinner,” 76-year old Joel Lamoureux told me during a recent lifelong learning ...

Osher Institute planning membership party
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Texas Tech will offer an enrollment dinner at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Mckenzie-Merket Alumni Center, located ...

Jan 1, 2016

Adults can keep learning at UWSP

Adventures in Lifelong Learning offers seniors cultural enrichment, activities

IA school focuses on community, service

Dec 18, 2015

Association, Foundation formally merge

Meeting Minutes
Texas Community Education Association/Foundation
December 11, 2015

10:00 a.m.
North East Community Education Building, San Antonio, Texas

A meeting was called and held on December 11, 2015, for current and past members of the Texas Community Education Association & Foundation to discuss the status of the Association.

The following members were in attendance: Arline Patterson; Loretta Huddleston; Diana Hanz; Phil Houseal; Becky Gossen; and Helen Kimsey.

A treasurer’s report was issued for both organizations.

The articles of Incorporation and the By-laws for the Foundation were shared to ensure that the changes followed the intent of both organizations.

Becky Gossen moved to dissolve the Association and combine any outstanding funds with those of the Foundation (the Foundation was formed by the TCEA in 1998). Second by Diana Hanz. Motion carried.

Phil Houseal submitted four names to serve as officers of the Foundation Board: Becky Gossen, President; Phil Houseal, Vice President; Diana Hanz, Secretary; and Helen Kinsey, Treasurer. Motion carried.

Loretta Huddleston moved to suspend the TAP program at this time. Second Becky Gossen. Motion carried.

Discussion was held concerning the dissemination of funds. For now, the funds will be held in one account, with two signatories: Helen Kimsey, Executive Director of TCEA, and Becky Gossen, President of Texas Community Education Foundation.

Phil Houseal will continue as webmaster and social networker to disseminate information and keep the Foundation visible and viable.

Submitted by Helen Kimsey

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