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Membership Update
August 2016

Stay up-to-date on what is happening with COABE by reading the August 2016 issue of the membership update. In this issue you will find information on FREE Professional Development Webinars, learn more about the August VIP Vendor-Essential Education, read about COABE's Adult Student of the Year, Margo Hudson, learn about Parents and Children Thriving Together, find out about America's Divided Recovery, save the date for COABE's Virtual Conferenceand much more!

Essential Education's instructional programs (GED Academy, TASC Prep Academy, and HiSET Academy, and Computer Essentials) feature a built-in assessment that creates a customized learning plan for every single student, then adjusts the plan automatically as the student learns. No more one-size-fits-all teaching. You always know where every student is on the learning curve and how you can maximize that student’s progress. Learn more about our customized learning plans for each student.

 

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

Margo Hudson–a Seeds of Literacy graduate and tutorled the Pledge of Allegiance at the Republican National Convention. Read 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 August 19, 2016 to learn to Develop Human Capital in the Age of WIOARegister now...

Parents and Children Thriving Together (PACTT): Two-Generation State Policy NetworkLearn more...

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President's Message–I would like to thank our dedicated, outgoing board members who have contributed their time and talent to COABE and the field of adult education. Read more...

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.

Penn State is seeking an Education Program Associate that will oversee all operations of a state funded adult education program in a two-county territory. Apply now...

Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), located in Reno, Nevada is seeking applicants for a College and Career Transitions Coordinator. Apply now...

Summer Camp TeacherLooking for teachers in the Boston area to teach a summer courses in technology creation and design offered by Youth Digital. Learn more...

The Nevada Department of Education is now recruiting for the position of Education Programs Professional for the Adult High School Diploma program.

Our conference 2017 strand partner, the National Skills Coalition, is seeking stories about adult learners on the job. Learn more...

Learning for Life: An Illinois PerspectivePrograms ready, willing, and able to embrace digital learning. Learn more...

New WIOA Regulations Released!As expected, the final WIOA Regulations were released. Learn more...

 

An online Competency-Based Learning Community of Practice Discussion Group for Adult Education has been formed, facilitated by David Rosen and Donna Chambers.    

Welcome aboard, Wisconsin Literacy, COABE's newest large group member! Learn more...

Strand Partner–Welcome COABE's newest strand partner, Houston Center for Literacy! Learn more...


Over 95 percent of jobs created during the recovery have gone to workers with at least some college education, while those with a high school diploma or less are being left behind.  Learn more...

Plans are underway for adult education practitioners to participate as a cohort in the Quality Performance Assessment Summer Institute offered by Center for Collaborative Education. Learn more...

We're Shining a Light on Adult EducationAs you many of you know, COABE engaged in a new public affairs and awareness campaign that was rolled out at our national conference in Dallas, Texas. Learn more...

Close the illiteracy blind spot with adult education–There’s a giant blind spot in our national debate about how to rebuild the middle class, strengthen our workforce. Read the article... 

Watch the Making a Difference video to learn how COABE is making a difference through adult basic education. Watch now...

Adult Educator's ResourceAn online collection of presentations, lesson plans, and much more. Click here to access the resources.

COABE Members, the University of Arkansas is conducting research on administrators' perceptions of necessary leadership skills in adult education. Take the survey.

To download the COABE App for your iPhone click here for the App Store. For your Android device, click here to access Google Play. To access the COABE App on your desktop, click the HTML link. Click here for instructional videos on how to use the COABE App.


When you shop on Amazon, consider selecting COABE as your preferred charity on Amazon Smile! All proceeds are distributed back to the field.

LAN Summer Institute Conference–Partners in Progress, August 17-19, 2016, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Learn more...

The 2016 RI Adult Education Conference will be held at NEIT’s East Greenwich Campus on Monday, September 26, 2016. Learn more...

Save the Date!–Arkansas Association for Continuing Adult Education Annual Conference on November 2-4, 2016. Learn more...

The National College Transition Network at World Education, Inc. will hold its 10th annual national conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education on November 14-16, 2016.

The National Literacy Directory connects 50,000 potential students, volunteers, and advocates to literacy services, education programs, and testing centers nationwide. Learn more...

Find Your Regional Rep–Where's your region? Who is your COABE Regional Rep? Click on the map to find out!

 

 

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