There are a number of sites and users piloting SchoolBrains right now. Here are a few things to look forward to about SchoolBrains: It works on any browser and many devices! You can create your own...
SMARTT only works with the Internet Explorer (IE) browser. The good news is that SMARTT works in any version of IE. IE11 is recommended, which is the version that is the most secure. All that you...
Through workshops, communities of practice and program-based coaching, the SABES PD Center for ESOL provides a variety of ways to support you as you develop your program’s unified curriculum. This...
Keep a look out for exemplary models of ESOL Scope and Sequence soon to be posted on the SABES website. (See the "What’s New" section of the SABES PD Center for ESOL page ). Thanks to the ESOL...
SAVE THE DATE: The ACLS and SABES Fourth Annual Conference on Implementing the CCR Standards will be held on Tuesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Devens Common Center, Devens,...
Help us to help you help your students ! In order to provide the best professional development experiences possible, we need to hear from you. Please help us by taking part in our Math Needs...
This is a Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) email update on BEST Plus 2.0. It is dated 1.14.16. Upcoming webinar information is included.
There are three upcoming communities of practice (CoP) for ESOL teachers implementing the CCR standards: Teaching Academic and Professional Language in ESOL Classes Teaching Language Strategies in...
Did you know research has demonstrated that high quality assessment for learning has a significant impact on student learning and motivation, representing a positive strategy for closing achievement...
It was wonderful to meet and talk with so many practitioners at the CCR conference! We hope your time there proved valuable and worthwhile. Please use the links below to access all of the documents...
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the conference. Use the links below to access conference information and handouts. SABES PD Center for Math Conference Resources SABES PD Center for ELA...
Learn about the latest news and upcoming offerings from all of the SABES PD Centers in the November SABES Newsletter.
The New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) presents a webinar for instructional leaders on program-wide CCR implementation where program leaders will share strategies and approaches. The...
Student CLAS-E Writing Assessment Items Needed In preparation for the annual TABE CLAS-E Writing recertification test in March, ACLS and the SABES PD Center for Assessment needs sample items of...
The CCR Conference on November 19th and 20th is quickly approaching. We look forward to seeing everyone who registered and want to provide you with some helpful reminders: Within the next few days,...
As you know, ESE is mandated by the U.S. Department of Education to use valid and reliable assessments to report students’ completion of educational functioning levels. ACLS requires programs to use...
On August 18, 2015, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education released a program memorandum, entitled Vision for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act in the Workforce System and...
The MA Adult Basic Education Standardized Assessments at a Glance is a quick way to view which standardized assessments are available in Massachusetts to report students’ learning gains and...
Be sure to visit the Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) section of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website for the latest information on ACLS policies...
SABES enjoyed being a part of the ABE Directors' Meeting last week. This photo collage includes some photos of the SABES PD team in action during this great learning event.

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