The SABES ELA C&I PD Center, based at QCC in Worcester, provides ELA PD and support for adult education programs throughout Massachusetts.

Register now for the following events taking place in September and October; find all upcoming ELA PD by searching the Calendar or by going to ELA Upcoming Events. All PD will be delivered online until further notice, from self-paced modules to live webinars to multi-layered courses.

Contact ELA C&I Center Director, Merilee Freeman, to request a coach or specific PD for FY21:

  • call (508-854-4296)
  • e-mail (, or
  • select the purple “Contact this PD Center” button, below.

Looking for Resources? Scroll down for highlighted resources under ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum. See also:

Be well--we look forward to supporting you and seeing you online this year.

ELA: Upcoming Events


ELA Online Instructional Strategies

Is your program continuing remote instruction this fall, or will you have the opportunity for blended learning? Either way, do...


Teaching STAR Online: Comprehension & Alphabetics (Webinar)

STAR Teachers: Hear and share ideas for how to successfully teach Comprehension and Alphabetics in an online class.


Introduction to the ELA Proficiency Guide (Recorded Webinar)

This one hour online training is for teachers and directors who want to be prepared to use the ELA Proficiency...

ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum


Alphabetics is one of the four essential components of reading. These four videos on Phonemic Awareness, each 5-6 minutes in length, are from the...


Fluency is one of the four essential components of reading. This series of seven videos on Improving Fluency with Oral Reading Strategies is from the...


Fluency and Vocabulary are two of the four essential components of reading. Watch Wendy Quinones in action, teaching at the Cambridge Community...

ELA: Our Team

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