We are pleased to announce our membership in the International Council for Adult Education

Join the COLLO Symposium

The Coalition for Lifelong Learning Organizations (COLLO), in collaboration with the International Council on Adult Education, will sponsor an international symposium on Monday, October 3, 2016, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm EDT, to bring together colleagues from around the globe to share strategies and resources for meeting the Goals for Sustainable Development. There will be a very nominal fee for participating on site in Washington, DC (to cover lunch and refreshment costs), and you will be able to join the symposium virtually from anywhere via your computer or mobile device without any charge. You MUST be registered to join. (See Below.)

This symposium is a RARE OPPORTUNITY to hear from and interact with:

  • Katarina Popović, Secretary General, International Council on Adult Education (Serbia)
  • Carlos Vargas-Tamez, UNESCO, Senior Project Officer, “Rethinking Education”
  • Dan Wagner, UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
  • Budd Hall, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility, University of Victoria (Canada); and colleagues across North America, including:
    • Allison Wright (or representative), U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Department of State
    • Ronald Cameron, Immediate Past (retired) Director General, Institut de coopération pour l'éducation des adultes (ICÉA), Canada
    • Mary Beth Lakin, Director of College and University Partnerships, American Council on Education
    • Scott Campbell, Vice President for Higher Education, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
    • Peter Waite, Executive Vice President, ProLiteracy Worldwide

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Symposium Agenda | (PDF Version)

Symposium Resources | (PDF Version)

Register now at https://www.regonline.com/COLLO2016

To be added to the distribution list for details and registration, please email COLLO's President, Linda Morris, at info@thecollo.org

The Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organizations (COLLO) was started decades ago as a coalition of organizations working to advance adult and lifelong learning. We have brought together leaders of these organizations to advance knowledge, find common ground, and take collective action to benefit adult learners in areas like access, cost, and removal of barriers to participation in education at all levels.

With the growing importance of adult and continuing education to the United States, COLLO provides a forum for:

COLLO has achieved these goals through awareness building, advocacy, input on and support of legislation at the state and national levels and in collective action where consensus can be achieved.

Member Organizations