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2020 ABE Support Staff Conference

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 3:00 pm Free

Registration Deadline: FRI. 11/6/20

The Minnesota Department of Education, Southwest ABE, and the Support Professionals Advisory & Resource Committee (SPARC) are jointly sponsoring a training opportunity for ABE program support staff. This year, this annual event will be held virtually, Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13, and is free of charge to all who register.

Event Schedule:

Day 1: Thursday, November 12

  • 9:00 to 12:00 – CASAS Implementation Training
  • 12:00 to 12:30 – Lunch Break
  • 12:30 to 3:30 – TABE Implementation Training

Day 2: Friday, November 13

  • 9:00 to 9:45 – Welcome/Keynote address by MDE staff
  • 10:00 to 10:45 – Concurrent Session 1
    • SiD for Beginners
    • Optimizing GED Manager
    • “Help, I’m Burned Out” – Methods to Reduce and Prevent Burnout
  • 11:00 to 11:45 – Concurrent Session 2
    • Put the “Fun” in ABE Funding
    • Introduction to Microagressions
    • View from the Front Office
  • 12:00 to 1:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00 to 1:45 – Concurrent Session 3
    • The Benefits of Proactive Accessibility
    • Conducting Intake at a Distance
    • SiD for Advanced Users
  • 2:00 to 2:45 – Concurrent Session 4
    • Computer-Based Testing 101
    • Conducting Orientation at a Distance
    • DL Team Session

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