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
Bookshelf_s.jpg The SABES Program Support PD Center has added 13 new cultural competence resources to the library that were collected and annotated specifically for us and adult educators by Dr...
Hot off the press: our ESOL Year-at-a-Glance calendar! Organized by quarter, this chart shows a list of courses and special events that we’ll be offering throughout the year. Please note the addition...
A collection of sample unit plans for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level ESOL classes. These unit plans follow the template recommended by ACLS and SABES, and are aligned with the standards...
Extracted from a longer report covering New England, the Massachusetts data make a clear case for attainment of a college degree. Compared to persons holding a high school diploma, an associate's...
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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