COABE Conference 2018


Register Now, before rates go up!

Collaborate with your colleagues from around the country in Phoenix, Arizona on March 25-28, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix.

Learn about new best practices and receive targeted training from national level speakers. Twelve strandscomprised of more than 350 breakout sessionswill be offered, providing valuable, state-of-the-art training that you will be able to bring back to your adult ed program!

Join more than 2,000 conferees and enjoy numerous networking opportunities with your peers in adult education and around the country.

Register today to attend our national conference. Members save $75 on their registration. Add membership to your registration so you can get the discounted rate. For inquiries on your membership status contact membership@coabe.org.  


Calling All Adult Education Directors, Instructors, and Student Leaders

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With generous funding provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, scholarship funding is available for students to attend the Ambassador Training Program at the COABE National Conference on Sunday, March 25th, as well as the first-ever sessions specifically designed for adult learners.

Fill out the the Ambassador Training survey for your team. The student identified in your survey response will get a COABE scholarship covering travel and registration for the whole conference, including the preconference Ambassador Training! 


Scooter Rentals

Scooter rentals are available for those who need mobility assistance. Please contact One Stop Mobility, Phoenix Arizona at 602.493.0509 to pre-order your scooter today. Scooter rental will also be available on site located in Sheraton Grand Phoenix near the registration desk.


Sponsorship Opportunities

With over 2,000 attendees, the Coalition on Adult Basic Education conference is the place to be heard and seen. The conference provides high-quality opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and share with industry decision makers. We hope you’ll join us as a sponsor. 


Exhibitor Opportunities

With over 2,000 attendees, the Coalition on Adult Basic Education conference is the place to be heard and seen. The conference provides high-quality opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and share with industry decision makers. We hope you’ll join us as an exhibitor. 


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