Program Management and Educational Leadership: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

Parent Learners: Insights for Innovations
An overview of the characteristics of and multiple challenges faced by parents pursuing their won literacy skill improvement, along with concrete steps and examples to address the challenges.
Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016
A report giving a demographic breakdown of adults who hold either a certification, license, or post-secondary educational certificate. The data tables include occupational field, earnings, and employees’ perceived usefulness of the certificates and licenses.
Foundational Skills in the Service Sector
An extensive analysis of the impact of low literacy skills – covering reading, math, and digital proficiency – on workers in service sector jobs. The report includes demographic details, the barriers and challenges faced by this group, along with remedies and policy recommendations for employers,...
Making Sills Everyone’s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States
A report from the U.S. Department of Education outlining the demographics and impacts of low-literacy skills among adults. Also included are seven key strategies to address the situation, with recommendations on community and employer efforts, cross-sector service delivery, and program professional...
The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education
A concise summary of the benefits of participation in adult literacy programs, both for individual participants and for the broader society.
mindset works
This website contains a wealth of resources, including videos, on mindset. Mindset Works was co-founded by Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success .
Spotlight: Growth Mindset
This resource contains a variety of articles on growth mindset, including summaries of research on the topic as well as articles and a commentary. Although there is a small fee to download the entire document, it is possible to access a limited number of articles for free, as a guest. This is...
The Growth Mindset
This video is a 47-minute talk that Carol Dweck gave at Google. There are also links to shorter clips taken from that video on: 1. the culture of growth mindset (3.5 minutes) 2. looking for growth mindset in hires (2 minutes) 3. false growth mindset (1.5 minute)
Supplement to the Handbook for Sustaining Standards-Based Education in Adult Education: Checklists for Assessing Effective Implementation
Abstract: This document is designed as a resource for state and local program leaders looking to support the effective implementation of state academic content standards. At the center of this supplement are two checklists. One is the State Leadership Checklist. State staff can use this as a self-...
Research-Based Resources that Support the Massachusetts Indicators of Program Quality
The SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs has compiled the attached resources list to support you in providing a rationale for your programmatic decisions. Search for them individually via the Resource Library link above.