MA ABE Teacher's License: Adult Development and Learning Theorists

The SABES Program Support PD Center has developed this resource to support MA practitioners who are seeking the state’s ABE Teacher’s License

As a License-seeker, you must demonstrate that you understand and apply the main ideas of at least one adult development and one adult learning theorist, which you demonstrate in writing as part of a portfolio submission.

The theorists listed in this resource are suggested; however, if you feel strongly that (a) a development theory could also serve as a learning theory, or vice-versa, or (b) you would like to be allowed to use a theory not on this list, please contact with your request and rationale.

Final decisions on these requests will be made by ACLS.

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SABES Program Support PD Center - Professional Licensure Support