This section highlights partner PD organizations and events, such as professional association conferences or U.S. Department of Education initiatives. Organizations represented here include, among others:

LINCS Professional Development

"As a resource gathering and professional development dissemination system, LINCS provides adult education practitioners with numerous ways to engage in personal and collaborative professional development activities. All LINCS materials and activities are created using evidence-based research and aim to help practitioners design and deliver high-quality educational opportunities to adult learners."

Join Community Events, including webinars and online discussions, by signing up for a LINCS account.

NEW: 2024 LINCS Summer Teacher Training Institute

More info  |  Register today! 

  • 6/14/24 – Registration closes (unless maximum capacity reached before)
  • 6/18/24 – Notification of acceptance
  • 6/26/24 – Joint kick-off webinar for all three strands will be held at 2 pm ET. 
  • 7/3/24 to 8/28/24 – SIA 2.0 Strand*
  • 7/8/24 to 8/16/2024 – Students—Helping Them Persist Strand
  • 7/11/24 to 8/15/24 – STEM Strand

New England Literacy Resource Center

New England Literacy Resource Center supports the right of all adult members of our community to access adult education and training services regardless of race, religion, gender identity, immigration status, nationality, age or ability. We support programs in protecting the safety, dignity, and civil rights of all who attend. 

EdTech Center @ World Education

The EdTech Center @ World Education works to advance digital equity and enable everyone to thrive as learners, workers, and family and community members in the digital world. We support organizations to leverage technology to increase the reach and impact of education and social impact initiatives. Resources include an EdTech Strategy Integration Toolkit, Resource Evaluation Guide, and a Digital Skills Library. See the Events page for upcoming events.

Partner Resources & Events : Resources, Research and Curriculum


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