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Leadership from COABE and Skills USA met on January 10, 2019 at Skills USA headquarters in Leesburgh, Virginia to discuss their partnership. More details will be shared very shortly!


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New Year’s Message

from COABE's Executive Director, Sharon Bonney

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As we head into the new year, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership in our organization, the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE). As our membership grows, so does our impact! We came together in solidarity and were able to not only stave off proposed funding cuts, but also move the needle for increased funding (a feat we had not seen in many years)!

Our VIP Vendor for January 2019 is Paxen Publishing

COABE Membership Update: January 2019

Stay up to date with what is happening with COABE by reading the January 2019 issue of the COABE membership update.


Remember to read our featured adult education success stories and innovations for January. You can submit your own success story at our award-winning Education and Elevate campaign website. All submissions will be considered for our 2019 National Adult Learner of the Year. The winner will receive $10,000 at the COABE 2019 Conference.

Educate and Advocate


Some 55,000+ Adult Education leaders stand united in a national campaign to move learning opportunities forward for all Americans to achieve economic and social mobility. If you are an adult educator, stand with us in this national campaign to help policy makers understand the value we bring to students, workers, and businesses in contributing to social mobility and economic growth.

If we educate, then we elevate.

Educate & Elevate Success Stories

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Adult Learner Success Story

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Advocacy efforts are underwritten due to a partnership with Aztec Software

Stay Connected

Stay connected with our mission to advance national and international adult education and literacy opportunities for all persons. Below is a link to our social media platforms to join and stay connected with us for exclusive opportunities for news, updates, and helpful information.