National Partners

COABE partners with numerous national-level partners. We appreciate the support we receive from our national-level partners. For information about them, please click on the links below.


Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC)

The Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) has provided expert professional development for adult and family educators since the 1970s. The ALRC utilizes content expertise and current research to deliver high quality services to individuals, programs, and state networks. Professional development and technical assistance are provided to educators through workshops, online courses, and other activities.


Adult Numeracy Network (ANN)

We are a community dedicated to quality mathematics instruction at the adult level. We support each other, we encourage collaboration and leadership, and we influence policy and practice in adult math instruction.


American Institutes for Research (AIR)

AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.


Association of Adult Literacy Professional Developers (AALPD)


Carson Consulting & Training


Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)


The Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organizations (COLLO)


Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)


Corrections COrporations of America (CCA)


Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)


Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)


Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)


National Adult Education Honor Society


National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium (NAEPDC)


National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs (NAASLN) 


National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE)


National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)


National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)


National College Transition Network (NCTN)


The National HEP CAMP Association


National Skills Coalition


Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN)


Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy & Learning (TCALL)


Texas State University