District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Programs and People: 

J. Michelle Johnson, State Director
Adult and Family Education
810 1st Street NE, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 741-5533



Data Systems: 

LACES (Literacy Adult Community Education System)
SLED (Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System)

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, LEAP training materials, and external WIOA resources.

NRS Technical Assistance (TA) Guide

WIOA and NRS Resources

LEAP: NRS Training on WIOA 2016

WIOA Summary of Changes

WIOA Joint Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL)