Participation in this two-session training fulfills the requirement of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) that all advising staff in an ESE-funded ABE program complete the...
For the first time, WIOA calls on the field of adult education to address the needs of immigrants and refugees with high skills—people who come to this country with post-secondary education and/or...
The links below will bring you to current and previous SABES newsletters. April 2018 , the current issue, looks back at SABES PD center resource highlights and looks ahead to upcoming PD offerings.
The "Cohort Follow Up" screen is a relatively new area of SMARTT and one that is critical for MA ABE’s success. It is important to regularly update it. This one-hour Q&A session will address user...
In this course, you will deepen your understanding of the meaning of fractions through a series of hands on activities and visual explorations. You will learn to develop your own non-routine fraction...
The "Cohort Follow Up" screen is a relatively new area of SMARTT and one that is critical for MA ABE’s success. It is important to regularly update it. This one-hour Q&A session will address user...
At the February meeting, we will have Nora Alaraifi Softic, Refugee and Immigration Lawyer at Catholic Charities, to speak about how to support students facing an immigration crisis and to provide...
Critical Friends for ELA is: A facilitated group of teachers that meets several times to analyze assignments and resulting student work A form of professional development with both an immediate...
As the AE program leader or as a member of the leadership team, your main focus is to improve student learning. Thus, supporting and refining staff’s instructional practice is most likely at the top...
At the May meeting, we will focus on three main topics: career advising and employment opportunities (touch upon MGM's hiring platform, SkillSmart), supporting summer students in classes while their...
At the March meeting, we will have the Director of the Center for Human Development (CHD) Springfield, to provide an overview of services for the advisors.
The topic in the Sharing Group meeting will be "The Intake Process". Please bring any forms or procedures you have in place to share with the group
Happy new year to you, our adult education colleagues! We look forward to working with you in 2018. In this newsletter issue, we are continuing our theme of high quality professional development (PD...
We know about the importance of learner profiles, but what about volunteer profiles? Understanding why people volunteer with us, what background they bring, and what they hope to gain from the...
In FY18, the focus will be on sharing strategies and ideas to support the MA Indicators of Program Quality and WIOA. Examples of topics include: program design, curriculum development, contextualized...
Have you wondered how to implement formative assessment effectively with your students? Or, are you looking to increase your TABE (Test for Adult Assessment), MAPT (Massachusetts Adult Proficiency...
There were two big announcements at the Governor’s Online Digital Learning Summit on December 7, 2017! First, the Baker-Polito administration announced the establishment of a new Commission on...
As the adult education program leader or member of the leadership team, have you made a New Year’s resolution to model continuous and measurable improvement in order to be the best version of...
Our PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy continues to create and adjust our offerings to meet your needs. One way that we do this is by developing blended courses. For example, when piloters...

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