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

What's New?

PD Opportunities


The Revised ELA Proficiency Guide: A Resource for your Program

(Thursday, June 2, 1-2:30 pm)

Teaching Adult Learners with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: An Overview

(Tuesday, June 14, 3-4:30 pm)

See ALL currently scheduled ELA PD (including online self-paced courses) or search the SABES PD Calendar.

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



Culturally Responsive Teaching in ELA

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

Did you know that ACLS-funded programs have access to a statewide Newsela account in FY22?

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 Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA, we serve programs throughout the state.

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

ELA: Upcoming Events


Introduction to Diagnostic Assessments of Reading--June (Online Self-Paced)

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


The Revised ELA Proficiency Guide: A Resource for your Program (Online Facilitated)

Effective teachers and leaders matter. No other program-based factor has as great an influence on student achievement as an effective...


Overview of EBRI - June (Online Self-Paced)

The brief prerecorded webinar is the first step on your journey for evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI), providing an introduction to...

ELA: Videos

ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum


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


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


Templates and Resources for Building and Revising Adult Education ELA Curricula in Massachusetts Templates & Guides (follow the links below,…

ELA: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Assessment
Administrative Support