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In this highly interactive 1.5-hour online session, get to know the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education for ELA (CCRSAE-ELA) through their anchor standards and overarching instructional shifts. Learn some ways to make them approachable and useable. Put them to work!


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Anyone new to the CCRSAE-ELA, or who needs a refresher

Do the CCRSAE-ELA seem like a Big Blue Book, or so many pages of tiny online print? How can you get to know them so you can use them in your lessons, or understand how they underpin the curriculum you've been handed?

In this highly interactive online session, dive into the CCRSAE-ELA and their overarching instructional shifts. Learn some ways to make these standards approachable and useable, and identify possible next steps that are natural extensions of the standards and instructional shifts.

For a deeper dive into these standards, please register for The Recipe for Success, an online self-paced PD opportunity offered several times in FY22. This session focuses on a few aspects of that larger course, emphasizing human interaction.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the essence of anchor standards with nicknames
  • Use the three instructional shifts to weave the standards together
  • Connect standards with learning objectives
  • Identify possible next steps to deepen your understanding of the CCRSAE-ELA
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)

Ability to access Google tools online (Jamboard, Docs, Forms)


United States

PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
CCRSAE (College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education)
Curriculum Development