NEW at the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Center (ELA C&I PD Center):

A Teacher’s Guide to the CCRSAE for Level A and Level B Adult Learners (GLE 0-3.9)

Learning Opportunities: View SABES ELA PD, Spring 2021, or search through ELA Upcoming Events or the SABES Calendar.

All PD will be delivered online until further notice.

Resources: Notice the three highlighted resources lower down this page, scroll through ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum, and explore our curated collection pages:

The SABES ELA C&I PD Center provides ELA PD and support for adult education programs, including self-paced modules, recorded webinars, live sessions, multi-layered courses, coaching, consulting, and resources related to curriculum and instruction. Based at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA, we serve programs throughout the state.

Have a question or idea? Need a coach? Want to request specific PD? Please write to us.

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

ELA: Upcoming Events


STAR Vocabulary Refresher (Online Facilitated)

STAR teachers: Refresh your knowledge of the proven research-based and evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) strategies for teaching and learning vocabulary...


Overview of EBRI - June (Online)

The brief webinar is the first step on your evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) journey, providing an introduction and overview of...


Facing History: Equipping Ourselves and Our Classes for Difficult Conversations (Online Facilitated)

How do we talk about issues that matter in our classes? How do we design our classes to create the...

ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum


In this series of four videos, two instructors and the director of Abisi Adult Education Center in Lowell, MA introduce you to the STAR program...

Research/Evidence-Based Practice

The College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) are about WHAT to teach, not HOW. Teachers must bring them to life in the...


Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad's research examines the historical roots of culturally responsive education (CRE) and provides a clear, practical, and...

ELA: Our Team

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