COABE will hold a fall virtual conference on Tuesday, October 25th and Wednesday, October 26th. This will include 8 hour-long sessions each day, plus presenter chats and Q & A., keynote speaker, and opportunities for networking. This conference will showcase our top national presenters and is provided by a partnership with McGraw-Hill Education.



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Membership Update
September 2016

Stay up-to-date on what is happening with COABE by reading the September 2016 issue of the membership update. In this issue you will learn about Capitol Hill Day on September 28, 2016, find information on FREE Professional Development Webinars, learn more about the September VIP Vendor-McGraw Hill Education, read about Student Success Stories, learn about COABE Conference 2017, read COABE's Government Relation Report, how to register for COABE's Virtual Conference, find out more about the Research to Practice Initiative, and much more!

At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking a brighter future lies within the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching. Educators have been and always will be at the core of the learning experience. The solutions we develop help educators impart their knowledge to students more efficiently. We believe that harnessing technology can enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom and deepen the connections between students and teachers to empower greater success.


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Rebuild Louisiana Adult Ed SchoolsCOABE and LAPCAE would like to work together to help these schools. Learn more...

On September 15, 2016 COABE launched it's new Research to Practice. Click here to learn more...

COABE is hosting its second Capitol Hill Day on September 28, 2016. Learn how to impact our legislators in a meaningful way...

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week will be celebrated September 26-October 1, 2016. Learn more...

COABE will hold a fall Virtual Conference on Tuesday, October 25th and Wednesday, October 26th. Learn more...

2016 National Career Pathways Network Annual ConferenceOctober 5-7, Indianapolis, Indiana. Learn more...

COABE Government Relations Report–We thought it would be a good idea to review how our laws get made. Read the full report...

Professional Development Webinars (FREE)Join us on 10/24/16 to learn about the benefits of membership in COABE.

Adult Education is Needed NowStrengthening work force skills through adult education is one of the primary vehicles for giving Americans a sense of hope. Learn more...

Media Outreach Toolkit–To help you be your program’s best advocate, COABE has assembled the following Media Outreach Toolkit.



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