Deadlines & Registration  

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Reminder that presentation proposals for the 2019 ABE Summer Institute are due April 1, 2019. The conference will take place in St. Cloud, August 14-16. Please consider sharing your expertise, strategies, and knowledge with your colleagues! For submissions, resources, and tips, visit

Updates & Resources  

CCRS Cohort Applications Due May 31!

Is your program ready to dig into implementing the College & Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education? Don't miss a chance to join the 4th CCRS Implementation Cohort beginning this fall!

Strike Lesson Planning Gold with the CareerKit Project

The CareerKit Project from the City University of New York (CUNY) is a library of hundreds of free career-focused lessons that also explicitly teach the basic reading, writing, and math skills that students need. The lessons were designed to help prepare students for success on standardized tests, while also exposing them to  information about ten different career sectors.  

Free Online Training for ESL Classroom Volunteers

To get new classroom volunteers started off on the right foot, Minnesota Literacy Council has updated their free online training course for adult ESL classroom volunteers. The new course, Volunteer in the Adult ESL Classroom provides a clear and engaging introduction to the knowledge and skills that classroom volunteers will need to support adult ESL learners.


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