HQPD acknowledges and addresses the unique context of ABE, the variety of preparation and experience with which adult educators come to ABE, and the diverse realities and needs of adult learners.
SABES Tips and Highlights
Massachusetts Adult Education High Quality PD Standard #1
What Do ESOL Instructors Need To Know and Be Able To Do?
Review the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult ESOL to find out. Then sign up for one of the SABES professional development sessions, which provide teachers with opportunities to investigate the standards and customize their own PD–whether they are novice or experienced practitioners. Look for ESOL courses on our SABES calendar.
Math & Numeracy Center course meets with approval
"I have learned through the SABES class how to use more open-ended questions to have my student articulate the concepts and extend their application. This will strengthen his understanding and ability to apply the concepts."
Making Sense of Proportional Reasoning, December, 2017
Massachusetts Adult Education High Quality PD Standard #6
HQPD promotes collaboration among educators to encourage sharing of ideas and working together to achieve the identified goals and objectives.
Massachusetts Adult Education High Quality PD Standards
#2. HQPD has clear goals and objectives relevant to desired student outcomes.
#4. HQPD is informed by data, research, and/or standards relevant to the identified goals, objectives, and audience.