ACES/TIF Foundations

This free online Canvas* course provides a thorough introduction on how to integrate academic, career, and employability skills (ACES) into your instructional context through the use of the Transitions Integration Framework (TIF). The TIF identifies key skills our adult students need for successful transitions to college, career, employment, and community involvement.

Participants can earn 6 CEUs for successful completion of this course.

  • NOTE: Administrators with a license from BOSA can receive Administrative CEUs by request.

Canvas is the online platform in which the course is offered.

To access the ACES/TIF Foundations course:

  1. You can self-enroll in the course here:

  2. Alternatively, you can sign up at and use the join code PETAFX. You will receive an email to complete registration.

  3. NOTE: Please sign up as a STUDENT for any Canvas course offering, not a TEACHER.

Please note:

  • This course is open to anyone in any location, however CEUs (continuing education units) and facilitator feedback are only available to Minnesota ABE practitioners.