ELA logo: booksWelcome to the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Center (ELA C&I PD Center)

What's New?

PD Opportunities

All scheduled PD is currently delivered online. In-person coaching and program-based PD may be an option depending on current health guidelines.

See ALL currently scheduled ELA PD (including online self-paced courses) or search the SABES PD Calendar. Please write to us to request specific PD or coaching.

Get an idea of what we can offer through our ELA PD Pathways and Year-at-a-Glance.



Plantillas y guías de idioma español / Curriculum Templates and Resources in Spanish

Find all ELA resources at ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum, or browse our curated pages:

ACLS-funded programs have access to a statewide Newsela account in FY22, now extended to FY23!

About Us

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 World Education in Boston, MA, we serve programs throughout the state.

Have a question or idea? Need a coach? Write to us!

ELA: Upcoming Events


Overview of Evidence Based Reading Instruction (EBRI) - August (Self-Paced)

This brief webinar is the first step on your evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) journey, providing an introduction and overview of...


Introduction to Diagnostic Assessment of Reading-September (Online Self-Paced)

Introduction to Diagnostic Assessment of Reading is an online self-paced short course for anyone who wants to learn more about...


The Professional Adult Educator (Online Facilitated)

The Professional Adult Educator is a multi-session online course that explores the art of teaching adults through the lens of...

ELA: Videos

ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum


Welcome to the ELA Curriculum Hub Curriculum Basics Overview of ELA Curriculum ACLS' Policy for Curriculum & Instruction Introduction to the…


Coming soon: the 2022 update to the ELA Proficiency Guide. In the meantime, continue to use the 2019 version: The English Language Arts…


Culturally Responsive Teaching can include what topics you are teaching about, how you teach, what materials and examples and perspectives you…