SABES: All News

Posted on: 07/20/2018
ACLS launched its revised FY19-FY22 adult education professional development system (SABES) on Monday, July 2, 2018, and now the website reflects the new structure! The new PD system consists of five centers that function as one coordinated system, providing the same high quality professional...
Posted on: 09/13/2018
The Indicators of Effective Advising (IEA) were released by ESE in 2014. The IEA were developed by a team of adult education advisors and informed by research on effective academic advising. They outline a vision for advising that includes all program staff in the work of creating a culture of...
Posted on: 08/07/2018
Read the latest ELA blog post: September 11, 2018: Teaching History with Multimedia —Marie LeBlanc, Mass. Department of Corrections Catch up on the previous posts on the SABES ELA blog, Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner : Behind the Wall — Toni Hager, Hampden County Sheriff's...
Posted on: 09/12/2018
Is your program interested in hosting a PD session by Dr. Amy Trawick on Teaching Advanced Readers in the Spring of 2019? (In house—no travel time for your staff!) Please contact the ELA Center director, Merilee Freeman ( mfreeman@qcc.mass.edu or 508-854-4296). Evidence-based reading instruction (...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
MESCA sounds like a coffee drink. Think of it as a shot of caffeine for standards-aligned instruction. Make those ELA standards come alive! Learn (or confirm) strategies and tools for teaching in a stimulating, rigorous, ELA CCR standards-aligned classroom. Connect the standards to the three key...
Posted on: 09/07/2018
With our first-class ELA coaches, you can extend your professional development experience, dig deeper into a topic, receive personalized help and support, or work with colleagues in a facilitated small group at or near your program. The ELA Center has trained excellent adult educators to support...
Posted on: 09/06/2018
WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in essential components of reading to adult learners of all levels. Explicit and systematic instruction is also good practice for effectively serving our population of students with learning challenges. Research has...
Posted on: 08/30/2018
The latest issue of STAR Tips and Techniques has now been posted, for August 2018 . This issue addresses diagnostic assessment issues that cause us to ask, "What do I do if…?" In case you missed it, the July issue highlighted a piece of research on teaching and assessing understanding of text...
Posted on: 04/24/2018
Since 2015, the System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) has been comprised of eight statewide PD centers and two statewide PD system support centers responsible for system coordination and communication. The FY19 system, which begins this July, will be streamlined. This new system will...
Posted on: 04/24/2018
Designing Integrated Education and Training: Tips and Tools for Success is for you! Increasingly, adult educators assist students in accessing occupational training and academic instruction by offering Integrated Education and Training (IET). IET programs enable students to achieve their...