Sharon Bonney Executive Director

Sharon Bonney
Executive Director

Christine Heinrich Project Coordinator

Christine Heinrich
Project Coordinator

Polly Smith Public Policy Chair

Polly Smith
Public Policy Chair


Dear Colleagues,
Our Capitol Hill Day took place on April 26th! ed in participating in our Capitol Hill Day. 

Additionally, with special thanks to ETS HiSET® one trip ticket per association has been paid, as well as all related travel and meal costs. 

You may submit a request for reimbursement for your flight expenses immediately via the expense form (link coming soon). All requests for reimbursement must be accompanied by receipts. You may send receipts in the following ways:

Fax: 866-941-5129
Mail: COABE, P.O. Box 620, Syracuse, NY 13206

If you have any questions at all, please contact



What You Need to Know To Make Your Capitol HIll Day a Success

COABE Capitol Hill Day generously sponsored by ETS HiSET

Adult Learner Scholarship Award Winners

The following adult learners were selected to receive $1,000 scholarships to attend Capitol Hill Day on 4/26. 

  • Margo Hudson, OH
  • Kecha Richardson, KY
  • Alan Chretien, ME
  • Heather Ashman, AZ
  • Kimberly Lee, LA

Capitol Hill Day
Giving a Voice to Adult Education Students

Capitol Hill Day
Bringing Advocacy to Capitol Hill

Pictures From Capitol Hill Day

Capitol Hill Day Social Media Posts

@COABENEWS team invades DC to advocate for #AdultEdu on #CapitolHillDay. Download our app and join the discussion.

Capitol Hill Day was a Great Chance to Meet our Leaders