STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading) is entering its 11th year in Massachusetts! We’ve come a long way since 2010, when STAR was first introduced. Originally, the training facilitated in person over...

Welcome to the SABES ESOL PD Center remote instruction and digital literacy Google Drive folder! Use this link (https://tinyurl.com/remoteinstructionfolder) to go to a folder that includes a handy PDF...

Thanks to our SABES partnership with our Rhode Island adult education colleagues, Chris Bourret, Education Director at RIFLI, has generously invited you to join the Rhode Island Google Applied Digital...

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Overview of the STAR Initiative The STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) initiative focuses on building the reading skills of intermediate level adult learners (GLE 4.0–8.9). STAR is explicitly...

Are you looking for high-quality resources to help program participants improve their Personal and Workplace Success Skills (PWSS)? Would you benefit from guidance and support to integrate Personal...

Considerations for providing remote instruction for adult learners are many and complex. Student and teacher access to hardware and software and comfort with technology; finding ways to create a sense...

The past months have demanded every ounce of educational leadership that adult educators have to offer. As we pivot from our spring rapid response phase, many program directors have expressed the...

“Everyone is an advisor now” is a familiar refrain these days, as we all recognize that learners need many supports normally relegated to advising programs. To support a programmatic approach to...

Equity and access for learners should be at the core of every decision we make regarding program models. The PSPDC supports programs in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for...

This fall, as your distance and blended teaching program continues to evolve, the Program Support Professional Development Center (PSPDC) is offering a PD series designed to support you in building...

A colleague described her first week of remote teaching this Fall as "*mostly* successful chaos." Yes! Is your school year off to a somewhat chaotic start? Is it at least partially successful? How are...

We are excited to share our new Zoom Resources page, which now includes our new seven-minute Zoom video tutorial for teachers: Introduction to Zoom: Tips and Tools for Planning and Facilitating Zoom...

Massachusetts is fortunate to be one of only a few states that offers an ABE Teacher License. To help ACLS and SABES develop plans to promote the ABE License and support educators who pursue it, we...

Keep it simple—for students and for you. Choose one tool or platform to be the main home for the materials you and students will use. This could be as formal as Schoology or Google Classroom, or as...

ACLS defines digital literacy as: the skills associated with using technology to enable users to find, evaluate, organize, create, and communicate information. While many of us focus on the ‘literacy’...

The Digital Literacy and Distance Education team at the SABES Program Support PD Center is pleased to announce our new Zoom Resources page, where you will find our new Intro to Zoom Tutorial video for...

ACLS and SABES are developing plans to promote the ABE Teacher's License, support educators who pursue it, and celebrate those who have earned it. To guide our efforts, we are asking all adult...

The National College Transition Network (NCTN) is seeking recommendations for resources to include in a Personal and Workplace Success Skills Digital Library. The library contains resources to guide...

Are you one of the many instructors who will be teaching your math classes from a distance this semester? Wondering how to teach concepts in a concrete way when you can't be in the same place as your...