SABES: All News

Posted on: 11/18/2018
“Coming to America” was the lesson topic, and the students of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) wrote and posed questions to one another about their experiences. However, this was no ordinary ESOL class. The nine students and their teachers had gathered at Holyoke Community College’s...
Posted on: 11/15/2018
Is your program interested in hosting a PD session by national expert Mary Ann Corley on formative assessment for reading and writing in May 2019? (In-house—no travel time for your staff!) Please contact the ELA Curriculum and Instruction PD Center director, Merilee Freeman, at mfreeman@qcc.mass...
Posted on: 11/09/2018
Do you teach or tutor reading at the 0–3.9 GLE range? Do you feel comfortable teaching phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, and phonics, with activities that correspond to your learners’ decoding levels? Alphabetics is one of the “essential components” of evidence-based reading instruction...
Posted on: 11/08/2018
What’s this all about? World Education, Inc. is coordinating a consortium of adult literacy programs and organizations to participate in the national Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition, designed to “tackle the problem of adult low-literacy by putting free learning tools in the hands of...
Posted on: 10/24/2018
Read the latest blog by Melissa Braaten of the SABES Math Center on The Case for Statistical Literacy Across Content Areas (Part 1) . This special cross-center piece currently appears on the SABES ELA blog Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner . Parts 1 and 2 of the piece will also...
Posted on: 10/22/2018
Holyoke, MA : SABES Learning for Leading Directors’ Cohorts launched October 19, at Holyoke Community College, with a focus on planning for program success. Fifteen adult education (AE) program directors were introduced to the new SABES system, which includes three curriculum and instruction (C...
Posted on: 08/17/2018
This message is brought to you jointly by the three Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers for Math, ELA, and ESOL. Are you using standards-aligned curriculum? Deadline ACLS Curriculum Policy states: Programs offering ABE instruction in mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
Welcome to the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum and Instruction Professional Development Center! Also known as the SABES ELA C&I PD Center, the SABES ELA Center, or the ELA PD Center, we exist to provide adult education programs throughout Massachusetts with professional development,...
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...