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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: 10/01/2018
In case you missed, it, the Fall 2018 SABES Newsletter is hot off the press and ready for your viewing! Read it here! You'll be introduced to the new SABES system and the new Program Support PD Center Learn what's new with the Curriculum and Instruction PD Centers Get information on how to meet the...
Posted on: 04/24/2018
Since 2015, the System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) has been comprised of eight statewide PD centers and two statewide PD system support centers responsible for system coordination and communication. The FY19 system, which begins this July, will be streamlined. This new system will...
Posted on: 04/23/2018
World Education, Inc. (WEI) is delighted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline , which, thanks to funding from ACLS, we have been privileged to develop and coordinate since its inception in 1992. For 25 years, the Hotline has found resources for adult...
Posted on: 03/01/2018
Welcome to our new SABES homepage! Here's why we made the change: Mobile-friendly : Whether you're on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, you'll be able to easily find what you need and get to where you want to go. Access to more information : From the homepage, you'll now see our newest news,...
Posted on: 01/09/2018
Happy new year to you, our adult education colleagues! We look forward to working with you in 2018. In this newsletter issue, we are continuing our theme of high quality professional development (PD). In the November newsletter article Choosing High Quality Professional Development , we described...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
Have you ever taken a blended/hybrid course? Have you ever wanted to? Would the ability to participate in High-Quality Professional Development (HQPD) in a blended setting appeal to you? Blended and online learning options have grown in leaps and bounds over the past 10 years. In a recent survey of...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
The Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) unit of the Massachusetts Department of Education (ESE) is dedicated to helping adult educators improve their practice through participation in High Quality Professional Development (HQPD). Per ESE, HQPD is “a set of coherent learning experiences...
Posted on: 11/01/2017
ACLS and SABES convene an Advisory Group twice a year to help inform discussions on how to maximize the effectiveness of the SABES professional development system. We highly value the role of the Advisory Group and use its recommendations to help inform our planning. We are excited to announce that...
Posted on: 10/30/2017
There are many amazing practitioners across our state. Think of the wisdom, experience, and curiosity represented therein. While our classrooms and students are unique, we have in common the challenges and wonders that we face. There are many, many excellent education blogs in existence, but most...