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Washington State Adult Education Advisory Council

Adult Education Advisory Council (AEAC)

The Washington state Adult Education Advisory Council (AEAC) is a governor-appointed body whose members work collaboratively and as individuals to achieve its vision, mission and values.

AEAC Vision

Everyone in Washington state has the knowledge, skills and credentials necessary to earn a living wage and achieve economic self-sufficiency, which results in a dynamic economy and vibrant communities.

AEAC Mission

AEAC partners with stakeholders to develop equitable and inclusive policies to build college and career pathways that result in a strong Washington economy.

AEAC Values

Our work is guided and informed by AEAC’s commitment to:

  • Inclusiveness – Respects people and cultures, values diversity, and is committed to equitable student-centered educational and economic opportunity.
  • Collaboration – Works collaboratively and openly with stakeholders to bridge systems.
  • Quality – Promotes continual data-driven innovation and improvement of adult education that impacts all students.
  • Innovation – Seeks and promotes rigorous educational innovation that moves students further and faster toward educational and career goals.
  • Advocacy – Seeks to inform and advance an agenda of student-centered education and economic development.


AEAC Chairperson

Babs Roberts
Director, Community Services Division, Dept. of Social and Health Services
(360) 725-4888

Meeting Materials

Meeting minutes, materials and handouts.

2023-24 AEAC Meeting Schedule

  • October 9, 2023: In-person @ Clark College, Vancouver
  • January 10, 2024: Virtual from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • April 10, 2024: Virtual from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • June 11-12, 2024: In-person, Eastern WA


Resource Links

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