Program Support Offerings: May 2022

Today we are sending out a list of open Program Support offerings through May; on May 2nd look for a combined list of courses across centers. Note that you can check out the Program Support Upcoming Events Calendar tab anytime! Please write to us to request specific Program Support PD or coaching.

Online Facilitated or Blended

ISTE Standards: Digital Skills Students Need Now and for Lifelong Learning

This highly participatory, hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the ISTE Standards for Students, one of the sets of standards recommended by ACLS.

5/4/22 - 1:00-2:30 pm

Beginner LACES Training

LiteracyPro’s System's Shannon Stangis will present this two-part training, which is an overview of how to use LACES, the management information system (MIS), for your student, class, and staff data.

5/4/22 - 2:00-3:30 pm

5/6/22 - 2:00-3:30 pm

LACES Close Out Training

These sessions will review the processes and procedures around closing out the data for the fiscal year.

Part 1: 5/10/22 - 1:00-2:30 pm

Part 2: 5/12/22 - 1:00-2:30 pm

LACES Beginner Desk Review

LiteracyPro System's Shannon Stangis will present this two-part training, an overview of how to complete the LACES Desk Review process.

Part 1: 5/13/22 - 10:00-11:30 am

Part 2: 5/17/22 - 10:00-11:30 am

Week of 5/16

Advisor Sharing and Learning Group Meeting-Joint Statewide

This offering is a facilitated regional sharing and learning group for new and experienced advisors. Agenda topics are selected based on the interests and needs of attendees and emerging issues in the field, and they are posted two weeks before the meeting.

5/17/22 - 1:00-3:00 pm

Volunteer Coordinator Sharing Group: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

This offering is a facilitated sharing and learning group for new and experienced Volunteer Coordinators and others in Adult Education programs that work with volunteers. This group will focus on looking back on the year and looking ahead to next year.

5/19/22 - 1:00-2:30 pm

Advisor Sharing Group for Corrections Staff

This offering is a facilitated sharing and learning group for those with advising duties, working in a corrections setting. Meetings are loosely facilitated to encourage peer sharing, resource sharing, and group problem-solving.

5/19/22 - 2:00-3:15 pm

Motivational Interviewing (MI) Circle of Practice

This 90 minute meeting gives an opportunity for Motivational Interviewing users to practice their craft under the guidance and supervision of an experienced practitioner. Participants are welcome to bring topics that stem from their own practice. Participants must have completed recent (within the last four years) basic Motivational Interviewing training to participate in this Circle of Practice.

5/20/22 - 10:00-11:30 am

LACES Importing Files

This one-hour webinar will review how to create import files using the LACES templates and then import students, hours, and TABE/TABE CLAS-E assessments.

5/24/22 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advisor Sharing and Learning Group Meeting-Boston Region

This offering is a facilitated regional sharing and learning group for new and experienced advisors. Agenda topics are selected based on the interests and needs of attendees and emerging issues in the field, and they are posted two weeks before the meeting. This advisor sharing group meeting is open to those working in the Boston region.

5/27/22 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online Self-Paced (date is when the course opens)

Program Support PD Center: Professional Development "On Demand" When Your Schedule Allows! 

The Program Support PD Center (PSPDC) team is excited to launch our new online repository of asynchronous, “On-Demand” PD. 

We have organized this series of asynchronous PD offerings on our new PSPDC On-Demand PD Google Site. There, you’ll find more than 30 sessions organized according to six strands:

  1. Advising and Communication
  2. Digital Literacy
  3. Distance Education: Planning and Protocols
  4. Distance Education: Tools and Products
  5. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Universal Design for Learning
  6. Program Management

5/3/22 - 9:00 am

PD Center
SABES Program Support PD Center