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An overview of the ESOL PD Center's offerings for the year, starting in August, to help you plan your professional development.
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News! 2021 Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult Education (TSTM) Virtual Conference, June 15 and 16, 2021 Over 1,500 adult educators registered for this FREE premier professional development opportunity in 2020. Be a part of it. Register Here! H​​​osted by the Office of Career Technical and…
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Within this PDF, you will find links to valuable tips about ESOL teaching best practices by viewing these videos created by the SABES ESOL PD Center. They include (1) A Well-Structured ESOL Lesson, (2) Error Correction, (3) Increasing Student Engagement and Limiting Teacher Talk, and (4) What NOT…
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(Compiled by the SABES Program Support PD Center. Updated 2/17/21) Disaster Distress Helpline  Emergency counseling resources from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) 1-800-985-5990  or Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746   Tech and Internet Resources (including reduced rate…
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The ABE License for teachers is available through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The SABES Program Support PD Center offers support and guidance to those seeking ABE Licensure.  About the ABE License ABE Types of Licenses Policy memorandum regarding the Revised…
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This resource is comprised of two separate components: the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) document, and three overview videos.  First, the MA ELPS document—a revision of the Massachusetts ABE Curriculum Framework for ESOL.  The MA ELPS integrate the College and…
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Understanding and correctly using workplace credential terminology will enhance our communications with students, employers, workforce agencies and community partners.  This video and write up explains the differences between certificates, certifications, degrees and licenses.
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Tools to develop individual or program awareness about causes of racial equity and strategies to address and shift patterns of inequity in their work. Developed by the Center for Urban Education.
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This collection of resources consists of recommendations and tools for ensuring that various forms of content are accessible for students according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). These guidelines and resources are distilled into a set of simpler principles, as captured by the…
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Research has identified that four components—alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension—are essential in how reading develops, and essential in the reading process. Use these freely available diagnostic assessments of reading to determine the reading strengths and areas of growth for your…