HQPD promotes collaboration among educators to encourage sharing of ideas and working together to achieve the identified goals and objectives.
Massachusetts Adult Education High Quality PD Standard #6
It's about more
"It's about more than scoring well on a test, it's about being ready for college and career."
Per Barbara Bradbury, Springfield Adult Learning Center at Springfield Technical Community College, about teaching students for success in their lives rather than for passing tests
"My students’ willingness to learn and work is amazing. It’s incredible how committed they are, despite the challenges of the pandemic. I am so proud of them!”
Sandra Ortiz, Lawrence Adult Learning Center
Massachusetts Adult Education High Quality PD Standard #1
HQPD acknowledges and addresses the unique context of ABE, the variety of preparation and experience with which adult educators come to ABE, and the diverse realities and needs of adult learners.
Leading in extraordinary times
We are leading in extraordinary times, and we’re going to figure it out one day at a time.
Wyvonne Stevens-Carter, Adult Education State Director,
Adult and Community Learning Services
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education