District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Programs and People: 

J. Michelle Johnson
State Director
DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education
810 1st Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 741-5533
Fax: (202) 741-0229



Data Systems: 
Literacy, Adult and Community Education System (LACES) by LiteracyPro Systems, Inc.
Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System (SLED)
Followup Methods: 

GED: Survey
Employment: Survey
Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Survey

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 

OSSE AFE sub-grantees participate in a Self Assessment (SA1)/Preliminary Monitoring Review and Self-Assessment (SA2)/Final Monitoring Review annually.

OSSE AFE sub-grantees conduct four classroom observations and student surveys annually.

OSSE AFE staff/monitors review and score Self-Assessment/Preliminary and Final Monitoring Reviews, provide directives and recommendations for improvement, and conduct follow-up site visits, conference calls, and webinars to discuss local program performance.

OSSE AFE staff/monitors provide technical assistance to sub-grantees and track sub-grantees’ implementation of continuous improvement plans.

State Tools and Resources: 

Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Adult and Family Education (AFE)


Explore featured resources related to WIOA and the NRS including: state guidance, reporting, and external WIOA resources.

Reporting Measurable Skill Gains (MSG) Types 3, 4, and 5

NRS Technical Assistance (TA) Guide—Revised March 2021

WIOA and NRS Resources

Distance Education Tips

NRS Reporting Tables