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Free Training Opportunity: Creating and Maintaining a Comprehensive Adult Citizenship Education Program

Free Training Opportunity: Creating and Maintaining a Comprehensive Adult Citizenship Education Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of Citizenship is hosting a training opportunity on May 8, 2019, to provide adult educators and program administrators with ideas and best practices for creating a comprehensive adult citizenship education curriculum and program. Read More

Free Citizenship Resources for Teachers and Programs

Free Citizenship Resources for Teachers and Programs

The Minnesota Literacy Council website offers a number of free resources to programs that are interesting in starting to offer citizenship classes at their site, whether classes are led by professional teachers or volunteers, in a formal classroom setting or one-on-one tutoring, or anything else in between. Read More

I am a Citizen; Now, How Do I Vote? Free 2018 Election Curriculum

I am a Citizen; Now, How Do I Vote? Free 2018 Election Curriculum

A free five-lesson curriculum educating new citizens on the voting process in Minnesota is available to download at the Minnesota Literacy Council website. The curriculum was created by Meredith Sommers, a long-time literacy volunteer at the Centro Guadalupano program in Minneapolis. Read More

How to Better Navigate Systems by Asking the Right Question

How to Better Navigate Systems by Asking the Right Question

Do you ever get the feeling that your students might be able to get more useful answers if they were asking better questions? Check out the newest addition to the Navigating Systems section of the ACES Resource Library to discover where asking the right question can take you. Read More

Free Online Professional Development Courses

Free Online Professional Development Courses

Access the Minnesota Literacy Council’s FREE online courses for ABE teachers and staff! The courses are self-paced, allowing participants to go through them from beginning to end, or to pick and choose the modules in each course that are the most pertinent to their professional development needs. Read More

LearningExpress Library for ABE

LearningExpress Library for ABE

LearningExpress Library contains nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books. It covers job search and workplace skills improvement; skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science; and prep for career certification,  licensure exams, college and grad school entrance tests, GED, and more. Read More