SABES: All News

Posted on: 10/04/2018
The SABES Program Support PD Center is excited to launch monthly, in-person, four-hour sessions to support ABE Teacher's License seekers. Both of our coaches, Wendy Quinones and Carey Reid, were among the earliest adult educators to earn the License. They thoroughly understand the guidelines and...
Posted on: 09/25/2018
Thanks to our partnership with NELRC , five Massachusetts adult educators who are attending this year’s NCTN Conference are being offered the opportunity to attend one of the preconference sessions for free! This year’s national conference will be held right here in Massachusetts at the Hyatt...
Posted on: 09/25/2018
For starters, our new name is the SABES ESOL Curriculum and Instruction Professional Development Center, a.k.a. the ESOL C&I PD Center . We are now centrally located at Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) in Worcester (and no longer have an office in Holyoke). Our Director, Dori McCormack, has...
Posted on: 09/25/2018
We (Sandy Goodman and Luanne Teller) are thrilled to be collaborating to co-direct the new SABES Program Support PD Center. Our goal is to work in creative and responsive ways to provide professional development according to our system’s High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Standards . The...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
MESCA sounds like a coffee drink. Think of it as a shot of caffeine for standards-aligned instruction. Make those ELA standards come alive! Learn (or confirm) strategies and tools for teaching in a stimulating, rigorous, ELA CCR standards-aligned classroom. Connect the standards to the three key...
Posted on: 09/07/2018
With our first-class ELA coaches, you can extend your professional development experience, dig deeper into a topic, receive personalized help and support, or work with colleagues in a facilitated small group at or near your program. The ELA Center has trained excellent adult educators to support...
Posted on: 09/26/2018
The SABES Program Support PD Center is excited to offer once-a-month, four-hour sessions to directly support ABE Teacher’s License-seekers. Both of our coaches, Wendy Quinones and Carey Reid, have been involved in supporting the License for many years and were among the earliest adult educators to...
Posted on: 09/26/2018
The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Center continues to evolve as program needs change. Therefore, we continue to revise and create a wide variety of ways to support practitioners that incorporate the latest research and promising practices in teaching numeracy...
Posted on: 09/26/2018
The ESOL Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is ready to support you in the development – and use – of your standards-based ESOL curriculum ACLS’ curriculum policy states that by June 2019, adult ESOL programs are required to use a curriculum that… Is aligned to the College and Career Readiness...
Posted on: 09/12/2018
Is your program interested in hosting a PD session by Dr. Amy Trawick on Teaching Advanced Readers in the Spring of 2019? (In house—no travel time for your staff!) Please contact the ELA Center director, Merilee Freeman ( mfreeman@qcc.mass.edu or 508-854-4296). Evidence-based reading instruction (...