Welcome to the 2019 COABE Conference

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Make the Most of Your Time at the 2019 COABE Conference in New Orleans!

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COABE Conference 2019 will be the best year yet! To help spread the word or your participation at #COABE19, we’ve put together this toolkit, complete with resources, samples, and tips. Whether you are a speaker, a sponsor, an exhibitor, or a participant, it maximizes your social media footprint. Don’t forget to follow COABE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything leading up to the main event.

 

Don’t Miss Our General Sessions

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We have some exciting keynote speakers planned for this year's General Sessions. Monday's Award Ceremony will feature Denine Torr of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the sponsor of our prestigious, national-level awards We will also welcome Grammy-Winner Irma Thomas and singer/songwriter Baylee Sullivan.

On Tuesday we'll hear from Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Scott Stump, Tim Lawrence, Executive Director of SkillsUSA, Dr. Monty Sullivan, President of the Louisiana Community and Technical College, and Jason Rainey, General Manager for the NAPA Autocare Program.

Josh Davies, Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Work Ethic Development, will close out the conference on Wednesday. Read more about our speakers on the COABE App and website HERE. All general sessions will be held in the Acadia/Mardi Gras Ballroom from 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. You won't want to miss these special sessions!

 

Take the Google/COABE Survey and Win a Gift Card

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Do you want the chance to help influence Google's digital literacy curriculum, Applied Digital Skills? This survey is designed to help Google develop the best possible free curricular lessons for you and your students.

If you complete the survey, your name will be entered for a chance to win a $500 gift card for COABE 2020.