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FAQs: Volunteers

What role do volunteers play in adult education? What benefits could volunteers have on my adult education programming? Learn answers to these questions and more here!

FAQs: Adult Ed Model & Delivery System

Where can I find a map of the adult education consortia in MN? How does ABE funding work? Who works at the state ABE office? Learn answers to these and more questions here!

FAQs: MN Adult Secondary Credentials

What is a secondary credential? What are the 3 options for earning a secondary credential in MN? What is the Standard Adult High School Diploma? Learn answers to these and more questions here!

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Upcoming ABE Events

February 1, 2023 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Minnesota Department of Education

WebChat with MN ABE


Registration Deadline:  WED. 2/1/23 If you need ASL interpretation for this event, please contact Wendy Her at by Monday, January 23rd, 2023. Web Chat with MN ABE is a webinar discussion led by state ABE staff from the Minnesota Department of Education. Web Chat webinars provide updates… Learn More

February 1, 2023 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Literacy Minnesota

MobyMax Webinar #4: Progress Monitoring


Registration Deadline: WED. 2/1/23 In this session, we will discuss how teachers can review learner progress and results. We will also examine specific reports that allow teachers to track learners’ time on task as well as standards and skills mastered. Learn More

February 2, 2023 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

TABE Online Review and Technology Discussion


Registration Deadline: NONE; just click the Join Meeting link below Please join us virtually on Thursday, February 2 – 1:00-2:30 pm, for an overview of TABE Online. TABE representatives will provide a review of using the DRC Insight portal to administer tests. General information, user management, and setting… Learn More