NEW at the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Center (ELA C&I PD Center):

A Teacher’s Guide to the CCRSAE for Level A and Level B Adult Learners (GLE 0-3.9)

Learning Opportunities: View SABES ELA PD, Spring 2021, or search through ELA Upcoming Events or the SABES Calendar.

All PD will be delivered online until further notice.

Resources: Notice the three highlighted resources lower down this page, scroll through ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum, and explore our curated collection pages:

The SABES ELA C&I PD Center provides ELA PD and support for adult education programs, including self-paced modules, recorded webinars, live sessions, multi-layered courses, coaching, consulting, and resources related to curriculum and instruction. Based at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA, we serve programs throughout the state.

Have a question or idea? Need a coach? Want to request specific PD? Please write to us.

Be well--we look forward to supporting you and seeing you online this year.

ELA: Upcoming Events


Online or Hybrid ELA Class Design (Online Self-Paced)

Is your program exploring a hybrid model or, possibly, a fully online program for next year? This tutorial explores quality...


Teaching Adult Learners with Language-Based Learning Disabilities (Online Facilitated)

Learn about common language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia, and specific strategies to support adult learners with LBLD.


DEI and Representation in ELA Instruction (Online Facilitated)

ELA is a great pathway for increasing representation in programs. Through this series of sessions with Dr. Carmine Stewart, learn...

ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum


In this series of four videos, two instructors and the director of Abisi Adult Education Center in Lowell, MA introduce you to the STAR program...

Research/Evidence-Based Practice

The College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) are about WHAT to teach, not HOW. Teachers must bring them to life in the...


Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad's research examines the historical roots of culturally responsive education (CRE) and provides a clear, practical, and...

ELA: Our Team

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