SABES, the Massachusetts adult education professional development (PD) system, provides high quality PD and support to increase educator effectiveness and strengthen programs.
SABES Professional Development
Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers
- Content knowledge
- Curriculum and instruction
- Instructional leadership
- Learning disabilities and difficulties
- Integration of digital literacy
- Diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment
- Professional standards
- Cultural competence
Additional Resources, PD, and Support
- Website, calendar, registration and SABES promotional activities
UMass Amherst training and support for
- administering and scoring required tests
- interpreting test results
- Massachusetts adult education system information and resources
- Partner PD organizations and events
What's New at SABES
Frustrated that your students continue to struggle with word problems? You might think it's because they don't read carefully enough, but it could be that they don't know how to make sense of the...
Teaching math in a multi-level classroom can be challenging for teachers. One format for addressing this challenge is utilizing parallel tasks, which are sets of tasks that address the same math...
What? More than a collection of resources on a topic, text sets are curated and sequenced short collections of resources, with a glossary and a few simple accompanying activities to support...
Did you know? This one-page summary is based on the Massachusetts Adult Education Standards for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD), the foundation of SABES PD. When printing, choose "Fit"...
View upcoming events from the SABES PD Centers and ACLS on the SABES calendar.
Information about adult education programs and resources, online and at (800) 447-8844
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