Advising: All News

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: 06/03/2020

Since 1993, the Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline (Hotline), has connected adults with over 300 adult education programs that offer one-on-one, small-group, or classroom tutoring and instruction to adult learners. The Hotline provides access to information about reading, writing, math, English...

Posted on: 06/02/2020

Please consider responding to this national survey, launched by the EdTech Center at World Education in partnership with Literacy Minnesota and its Open Door Collective project. This survey of adult educators (teachers and administrators) is designed to capture and help better understand how...

Posted on: 04/14/2020

During the changing and challenging circumstances of the current COVID-19 shutdowns, it's important to connect to learners. Advisors can use a variety of tools to offer learners support, share community resources and encourage progress with learning goals. It is more important than ever to choose...

Posted on: 02/14/2020

Advising is an integral part of adult education, and an increasing focus on effective advising shows exciting potential to create responsive and persistence-focused adult education programs. Transitions into and out of adult education are varied, and advisors draw from a large knowledge base to...

Posted on: 03/24/2020

During the changing and challenging circumstances of the current COVID-19 shutdowns, it's important to connect to learners. Advisors can use a variety of tools to offer learners support, share community resources and encourage their progress with learning goals. It is more important than ever to...

Posted on: 09/13/2018

The Indicators of Effective Advising (IEA) were released by ESE in 2014. The IEA were developed by a team of adult education advisors and informed by research on effective academic advising. They outline a vision for advising that includes all program staff in the work of creating a culture of...

Posted on: 10/08/2019

We've got a lot planned to help you plan PD for program directors, instructors, advisors, ADA coordinators, technology coordinators and more. You'll find it all in our new FY20 PD Catalog. Our Program Support PD Center team strives to provide a flexible, adaptive system that has the potential to...