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Membership Update
June 2016

Stay up-to-date on what is happening with COABE by reading the June 2016 issue of the membership update. In this issue you will find information on FREE Professional Development Webinars, a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card, inspire students to read this summer with the Context Clues Campaign Supporting Summer Reading game, learn more about the June VIP Vendor-Aztec Software, and much more!  Read now...

Founded in 1980 by educators, not technologists, Aztec has been in the business of improving adult and young adult lives through computerized skills remediation from its inception. With an industry-leading understanding of the way in which its student population learns using a computer, the company has expanded its product set beyond academic material and into all aspects of the transitioning worker's retraining and survival.  Learn more...

 

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

Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill$635 million needed for adult education. Learn how your voice can make a difference...

Win a $500 Gift CardTo strengthen our case for funding which would enable us to give back generously to the field, please answer a few short questions in our survey.

DoSomething.org and Dollar General Literacy Foundation have teamed up for a texting game that inspires students to read. 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...

Professional Development Webinars (FREE)Join us on July 20 to learn How to Engage the MediaRegister now...

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...

Proficiency Based Learning Rhode Island is in the process of transforming its adult education system to meet the college and career readiness needs of adult learners.  Learn more...

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

Research Analyst 3This position is with the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development.  Learn more...

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.

Continuing Education Units–Earn graduate credit through the University of Sioux Falls for attending the COABE National Conference. Learn more...

Our conference 2016 strand partner, the National Skills Coalition, recently released a new publication entitled, "In the Meantime: How to Support Immigrant Skill Building...

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

2016 International CEA 71st Annual Summer Conference and Training Event–July 31-August 3, 2016 at the Hilton Long Beach. 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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