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)

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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


EBRI: Comprehension in the ASE Classroom (online facilitated)

Explore approaches for supporting adult learners reading at grade level equivalent (GLE) 9–12 in building the skills and strategies required...


Overview of EBRI - April (Online)

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


Close Reading Strategies (Online Blended)

Learn how to teach Close Reading, which productively engages learners to dig into texts for deeper understanding. Close Reading can...

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...


SABES is creating a coordinated resource bank for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) materials across all of our PD centers, pulling together the...

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...

ELA: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Assessment
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