Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) is a unit of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE). The System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) is the adult education professional development (PD) system of ACLS.

The SABES PD System provides PD offerings that are responsive to the Massachusetts ABE Standards for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD). View the ALCS monthly mailings, posted each moth to the ACLS website. The ACLS monthly mailings contain materials that are important to adult education programs and that will help to serve our current and future students as well.

ACLS: Upcoming Events

12/06/2017
Worcester
Practitioners who work with ABE students at low reading levels will want to use this test as a pre and...

ACLS: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Research/Evidence-Based Practice Learning to Achieve
Learning to Achieve is a suite of resources designed to build teacher effectiveness in providing instruction for adults with learning...
Resource Understanding the National Reporting System’s (NRS) Federal Measures and Reporting Requirements Webinar
This webinar, recorded in March 2017, is led by Russell Fenton from ACLS. The goal of this webinar is for you to come away with a shared...
Resource National Reporting System Educational Functioning Level Completion Webinar
This webinar, recorded in March 2017, is led by Dana Varzan-Parker from ACLS. The webinar is designed to help ABE directors, teachers, advisors...