Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has developed a variety of resources to support these...
What's new with SABES? View our August 2017 Newsletter to find out!
The SMARTT/Cognos help area has been updated with several new tutorials relevant to this new fiscal year. Whether it is following up on WIOA Cohorts , tracking HSE completions , or keeping an eye on...
The SABES PD Center for ESOL offers a variety of professional development opportunities for teachers of adult English language learners. Our new pathways graphic presents our menu of offerings,...
ACLS and SABES convene an Advisory Group (AG) twice a year to help inform discussions on how to maximize the effectiveness of the SABES professional development system. We highly value the role of...
The news these days reminds us of how important it is to be able to discuss items of passionate disagreement, to express opinions in ways that don't hurt and kill others, to think through complicated...
The SABES PD Center for Assessment is offering a wonderful new training on formative assessment, developed by Andy Nash , Director of the New England Literacy Resource Center. The pilot training will...
What is the ELA PLC? It is an online forum for practitioners across Massachusetts to share ideas and questions related to English language arts (ELA) teaching and learning in the ABE classroom. It is...
Critical Friends: an Investment that Returns by Rose Himber Howse This past year I was fortunate to participate in “Critical Friends,” a group of ELA teachers and coaches who met to give feedback on...
The SABES PD Center for Education and Career Planning has added a number of new items to the SABES Resource Library —research briefs and resources for advising and curriculum development—to help you...
The SABES PD Center for English Language Arts and the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy have several new or updated resources and curated collections for you to explore, on topics...
SABES reviews and identifies research for the adult education field in order to help Massachusetts adult education practitioners design high quality programs, provide rigorous instruction, and...
The ELA Research curated collection page has been updated! Please visit it to find links to research that may provide you with background information, a rationale, and evidence to support decisions...
Technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. A recent report from SRI found that not only did educators see great potential for edtech, but...
Watch a great movie this summer and prepare for future classes at the same time. Check out the trailers to these six feature-length documentaries, all of which have been successfully used in an adult...
The New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) is hosting a free webinar on Friday, June 2 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on B uilding Cross-Agency Partnerships: A Growing Role for Instructional Leaders...
Heading to the Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) NETWORK Conference on May 12, 2017? Join SABES at the following workshops : Session 1: 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Changing How Problems Are...
We’ve come a long way since 2013 when ACLS began a long-range plan to support all programs in fully integrating the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) into curriculum...
Check out the SABES April 2017 Newsletter to see what is new with the SABES PD Centers.
Our curriculum and instructional planning workshops are designed so that you can work on your materials in “real time,” get your work done at the workshop instead of trying to carve out time when you...

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