Programs and People: 

Windy Swearingin
State Director
Employment and Training Services
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
P.O. Box 115509
1111 8th Street
Juneau, AK 99811-5509
Phone: (907) 465-8714
Fax: (907) 290-8429


ESL: BEST Plus 3.0; BEST Literacy 2.0; CASAS STEPS Listening; CASAS STEPS Reading

Data Systems: 

State of Alaska’s Adult Basic Education Program utilizes Geographic Solutions’ Title II Module.

Followup Methods: 

GED: Data Match
Employment: Data Match
Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match and Survey

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 

Many data checks are written into the Statewide ABE Database.

At any time programs can pull their data into Excel spreadsheets from the statewide database. They can sort the data in endless ways and use it to figure out who needs to be post-tested, who hasn't been attending, which extended site has not been getting their data in, etc.

State Tools and Resources: 

Alaska Adult Education


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