The SABES Program Support PD Center is new to the Massachusetts Adult Education Professional Development System (AE PDS) as of 7/1/2018. Housed at World Education, Inc. in Boston, MA, our goal is to work in creative and responsive ways to provide professional development  according to our system’s High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Standards. These HQPD Standards and our work are designed to build our collective capacity to maximize opportunities for the adult learners we serve.

This PD Center will provide support in the following areas of work:

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Program Support PD Center: Upcoming Events

Are you starting up a distance education program for the first time this year? Are you experienced but haven’t had...
This offering is a facilitated sharing and learning group for new and experienced Volunteer Coordinators and others in adult education...
The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment defines the basic skills needed to use a computer and the Internet in daily life,...

Program Support PD Center: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Research/Evidence-Based Practice Critical Multicultural Pavilion: Research Room
This lengthy bibliography links to articles and essays on progressive, transformative, multicultural, social justice, and liberatory teaching and...
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Diversity Education: Activities (University of Houston)
This web page offers 15 classroom activities, exercises, and discussion guides to help address cultural and racial issues.
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning
This short article posits that culturally competent teaching and learning demands respect for others. Experiences based on various traditions,...

Program Support: Our Team