Professional Development Webinars (FREE)


UPcoming Webinars (FREE)

COABE is pleased to offer a series of professional development webinars which are led by presenters that have received excellent ratings from workshop participants at our national COABE conferences.
 


COABE Professional Development Webinars generously sponsored by Burlington English


Enhancing Reading Instruction for Adults Using the PIAAC Framework for Literacy
 

Come explore the conceptual and assessment tools that guided the international Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) literacy assessment and that can be used by practitioners to inform reading instruction. Participants will engage in hands-on activities and will leave with ideas for planning, finding reading materials, and structuring activities at different levels. Teachers of students at all reading levels are welcome, but teachers at the lower and intermediate levels may find the workshop especially beneficial.

Presenter: Amy Trawick
Date: November 30, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

COABE Professional Development Webinars generously sponsored by Burlington English


I-Better:  Successes and Lessons Learned Through Implementing I-BEST Programs

This session will focus on what we learned through implementing two different Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) pilot programs, one for ABE/ASE students and one for English language learners. Through implementation of these two pilot programs, we learned what to do, and what NOT to do, in program identification, student recruitment, co-planning and co-teaching, assessment of progress, and transitioning to employment. Join us to learn from our mistakes and successes and make your I-BEST program I-Better!

Presenter: Wendy Scheder-Black
Date: December 7, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

COABE Professional Development Webinars generously sponsored by Burlington English


Adult Education and WIOA: How to Work Effectively with State and Local Workforce Boards

Join us to discuss the value of working with your local and state workforce investment boards. With the new WIOA authorization, ABE has become a more important player in the workforce world. Learn about the spectrum of career pathway work required under WIOA, the role of local WIBs and how ABE can play a key role in career pathways integrated education and training. Representatives from both a local and a state WIB in Minnesota will share thoughts on the process of securing representation, what it has meant to the field and some successes and challenges that they have experienced through the partnership.

Date: December 16, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

COABE Professional Development Webinars generously sponsored by SMRT


webinar Resources

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