The MAEPD Project and Website are designed to provide you, the adult educator with:
If you have questions about the MAEPD project or the information on this site, please contact the webmaster or any of the project staff at the links provided below. Thank you for your interest in the MAEPD project.
This site is free and open to all instructors, administrators, and individuals interested in adult and community education.
Froman is the President of National Human
Resources Development (NHRD), Inc. and manages the MAEPD
project. Mr. Froman has extensive experience in administering
adult education programs. Prior to his development of FHRD,
he was the administrator for adult and community education
programs in Orange County, Florida.
Bonnie Goonen is a well-known educational consultant, speaker, author, researcher, and developer of educational materials. During her tenure in the Osceola County Public Schools in Florida, Bonnie administered technical, adult, and alternative education programs. Bonnie has developed and delivered trainings in over 37 states, as well as national trainings for the 2002 Series GED® Tests Train the Trainer and the 2006 National GED® Mathematics Training. Bonnie designs and develops professional development components for MAEPD training institutes and online training modules and provides logistical coordination for the project.
is a web developer and national trainer who has worked with adult
learners for over 20 years. Dr. Hargrove is the Program Director for Florida TechNet, a grant funded project devoted to enhancing the professional development
needs of adult educators through the use of Technology tools. Dr. Hargrove serves as the Webmaster
for the MAEPD website and is the chief programmer for web-based
training modules housed on the website. Debra facilitates online registration for all MAEPD funded workshops as well as serves as Conference Registration coordinator for MAETC. Debra works closely with the PTF committees and the Office of Adult Education to keep Adult Educators in Michigan updated with pertinent information.
Kenyon, Ed.D., is a nationally certified Bridges to Practice trainer with
extensive experience in working with adults with learning
disabilities. Dr. Kenyon served as an adult education administrator
in Broward County, Florida for more than 20 years. Over
the past three years, Dr. Kenyon has conducted Bridges to
Practice training at the local, state, and national level.
Dr. Kenyon serves as the Bridges to Practice Training Coordinator
for MAEPD and also designs and conducts training for adult
educators on modifying instruction for students with disabilities.
Tony Lagos is currently the CEO of Effective Training Solutions, a company specializing in Adult Education/ESOL training and development. When Florida's Adult Education Program was reorganized in 1997 into the Division of Workforce Development Tony served on the Commissioner's Task Force to implement Performance Based Funding. From 1998 - 2001 he was the facilitator of the Adult ESOL Task Force as that group prepared content standards and other resource documents necessary to support Adult ESOL programs struggling to implement performance-based funding statewide. His experience in Adult Education and ESOL spans over 30 years.
McLendon, Ed.D., is the Executive Director
of the National Adult Education Professional Development
Consortium (NAEPDC) Dr. McLendon has extensive experience
in designing and delivering professional development components
to teachers and administrators at the local, state, and
national level and was a State Director for Adult Education
prior to his appointment as NAEPDC Executive Director.
Pittman-Shetler is a nationally recognized
adult education trainer who has worked extensively at the
local, state, and national level. In 2001, Ms Pittman was
selected as a national GED Trainer by the USDOE and GED
Testing Service. Ms. Pittman served as the manager of adult
education in Palm Beach County, Florida for more than 15
years. As MAEPD Project Coordinator, Ms. Pittman is responsible
for overseeing the design, development, and implementation
of all professional development activities that will be
offered through the project.
Polis has over
30 years of experience in adult education as a former teacher,
local program director, state staff, and state director
in West Virginia. She works with a number of state and national
organizations on a variety of adult education initiatives
including marketing, professional development, leadership,
managed enrollment, technology, resource development, training
design, and classroom management. Kathi was instrumental
in spearheading a comprehensive professional development
system for the state's 250+ teachers and a statewide curriculum
effort resulting in standardized competencies, performance
descriptors, and benchmark tasks.