Thank you for attending LARAEC ROCS!

LARAEC ROCS showcased best practices and innovations that support online and remote schooling throughout the Los Angeles Regional Adult Education Consortium. It was held on September 25, 2020 . 

This year’s conference featured keynote speaker George Couros, author of The Innovator’s Mindset and Innovate Inside the Box.
The conference was open to adult education teachers within the LARAEC consortium, the greater adult education community in California, and partner organizations.

SAVE THE DATE for our next conference, scheduled March 13, 2021.  

If you should have any questions, please contact our conference co-chairs, Justin Gorence ( and Michele Stiehl (  


Introducing our keynote speaker!


George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school–from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book, The Innovator’s Mindset; Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity, and his latest book, Innovate Inside the Box.  He is a sought after speaker on the topic of innovative student learning and engagement and has worked with schools and organizations around the globe. George is also the creator of Connected, an initiative that brings educators and leaders together from around the world to create powerful learning opportunities for students.

Although George is a leader in the area of innovation, his focus is always the development of leadership and people and what is best for learners. His belief that, meaningful change happens when you first connect to people’s hearts, is modeled in his writing and speaking. You can connect with George on his blog, “The Principal of Change” (located at or through Twitter (@gcouros).

Check out our schedule!!

We had a great line up of presenters from near and far. Our conference focus  was to provide you with tools and resources to support remote learning efforts.  Follow the link to explore our presenters and sessions.  Some presenters have included handouts and presentation materials on the schedule website. 

Conference Information, Schedule, and Sessions: