The SABES Program Support PD Center is a project of the US Division at World Education, Inc. in Boston, MA. Our goal is to work in creative and responsive ways to provide professional development according to our system’s High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Standards. These HQPD Standards and our work are designed to build our collective capacity to maximize opportunities for the adult learners we serve.

This PD Center provides support in the following nine priority areas:

We are pleased to be authorized to issue Professional Development Points (PDPs). Please contact if you are interested in more information about PDPs for eligible professional development offerings. 

Check the Navigation bars for links to all the areas of work. 

Program Support PD Center: Upcoming Events


LACES NRS Tables (Online Facilitated)

LiteracyPro’s Shannon Stangis will facilitate this two-hour webinar and review NRS requirements, definitions, and information for the NRS tables.


Programs as Healing Spaces: Returning to Classes and Trauma-Informed Practices (Online Facilitated)

As we transition back into classes, we acknowledge the effects of trauma on learning, and the importance of creating safe...


Advisor Sharing and Learning Group Meeting-West Region (Online Facilitated)

This offering is a facilitated regional sharing and learning group for new and experienced advisors. Agenda topics are selected based...

Program Support PD Center: Videos

Program Support PD Center: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Understanding and correctly using workplace credential terminology will enhance our communications with students, employers, workforce agencies and…
(Compiled by the SABES Program Support PD Center. Updated 2/17/21) Disaster Distress Helpline  Emergency counseling resources from SAMHSA (Substance…
The ABE License for teachers is available through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The SABES Program Support PD…

Program Support: Our Team

Project Coordinator
Senior PD Specialist
Project Associate
ABE Teacher's License PD Coordinator
MA Adult Literacy Hotline Coordinator
Distance Education and Digital Literacy Coordinator
Curriculum and Professional Development Specialist
LACES Trainer