SABES: All News

Posted on: 08/10/2022

Did you know that participating in the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (CALM) professional development can earn you Professional Development Points (PDPs) towards state licensure? The following SABES Math PD offerings can be bundled to meet the requirements of earning PDPs: CALM Introduction...

Posted on: 08/05/2022

Jeanne Burke (1958-2022) We are deeply saddened to share the loss of our colleague, Jeanne Burke, long-time ESOL subject matter expert for SABES, who passed away in June 2022. Read about Jeanne’s inspiring life in this obituary. Jeanne was an exceptional educator, inspired by experiences as a world...

Posted on: 07/26/2022

Please join us for the first in our series of FY23 meetings that provide you with the opportunity to network, plan the year ahead, and raise issues for discussion with your director colleagues. This platform is designed to help directors across the state share both challenges and effective...

Posted on: 07/25/2022

This July is Disability Pride Month, which commemorates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990. ADA has provided the foundational civil rights laws that protect those with disabilities from discrimination in public and professional spaces. In adult education, we...

Posted on: 06/08/2022

We are sad to announce that John Strucker, long-time subject matter expert for SABES, has passed away. Read about John's remarkable life in this obituary. John's expertise and funds of knowledge and experience were broad and deep, and his good nature made him a delight to work with. We always...

Posted on: 06/08/2022

Connect with Tessa Peixoto, science instructor at JVS-Boston, who is spending the summer at sea as the outreach officer on the JOIDES Resolution! This is a large international research ship dedicated to collecting data that can help build our understanding of Earth's climate, the ocean's crust, and...

Posted on: 06/01/2022

Invitation to all advisors and adult education staff interested in helping students navigate cliff effects. Join the Career Coaches CoP for a webinar entitled A New Tool to Help Navigate Cliff Effects, on June 8th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Understanding the impact of cliff effects on participants is...

Posted on: 05/31/2022

Thanks to approval from ACLS, the SABES Program Support PD Center has been able to purchase a statewide subscription to the COABE Journal. The Spring 2022 Edition: Learning Differences, is available now! To access it, complete this brief form and confirm that you work in a Massachusetts adult...

Posted on: 05/31/2022

This participatory webinar explores the impact of personal and community trauma on adult learners’ ability to engage and persist. It dives into strategies anyone can use to become more trauma-informed in educational settings. Actionable strategies will arise from the following trauma-informed...

Posted on: 05/24/2022

ELA Offerings: June 2022 Please write to us to request specific ELA PD or coaching. Facilitated / Online Blended The Revised ELA Proficiency Guide: A Resource for your Program The ELA Proficiency Guide reflects current research and understandings of what effective ABE educators know and can do...