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Posted on: 10/14/2020

STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading) is entering its 11th year in Massachusetts! We’ve come a long way since 2010, when STAR was first introduced. Originally, the training facilitated in person over six days. This evolved into a blended training, with only three days for face-to-face meetings and...

Posted on: 09/30/2020

Welcome to the SABES ESOL PD Center remote instruction and digital literacy Google Drive folder! Use this link (https://tinyurl.com/remoteinstructionfolder) to go to a folder that includes a handy PDF with links to many useful resources including the Three Pillars to Successful Remote ESOL...

Posted on: 10/22/2020

Thanks to our SABES partnership with our Rhode Island adult education colleagues, Chris Bourret, Education Director at RIFLI, has generously invited you to join the Rhode Island Google Applied Digital Skills training, offered virtually by Google and COABE, on Monday, October 26, from 1:00 pm. – 4:00...

Posted on: 10/21/2020

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Posted on: 11/30/2016

Overview of the STAR Initiative The STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) initiative focuses on building the reading skills of intermediate level adult learners (GLE 4.0–8.9). STAR is explicitly listed as one of the ways in which OCTAE “supports states in meeting these new WIOA requirements”. Years...

Posted on: 10/16/2020

Are you looking for high-quality resources to help program participants improve their Personal and Workplace Success Skills (PWSS)? Would you benefit from guidance and support to integrate Personal and Workplace Success Skills into your program? Who: The National College Transition Network (NCTN) is...

Posted on: 10/06/2020

Considerations for providing remote instruction for adult learners are many and complex. Student and teacher access to hardware and software and comfort with technology; finding ways to create a sense of community in our classrooms when we cannot be present in the same space; deciding which of the...

Posted on: 09/28/2020

The past months have demanded every ounce of educational leadership that adult educators have to offer. As we pivot from our spring rapid response phase, many program directors have expressed the desire to transition to a more structured, cohesive approach, and we recognize that program teams have...

Posted on: 09/28/2020

“Everyone is an advisor now” is a familiar refrain these days, as we all recognize that learners need many supports normally relegated to advising programs. To support a programmatic approach to advising, the Program Support Professional Development Center (PSPDC) developed and circulated The...

Posted on: 09/28/2020

Equity and access for learners should be at the core of every decision we make regarding program models. The PSPDC supports programs in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for online and blended learning models. This Accessibility Resource List consists of recommendations and...