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Antiracist Praxis Study Circle Pilot

Antiracist Praxis Study Circle Pilot

This fall ATLAS is hosting a new Antiracist Praxis Study Circle facilitated by Cydnee Sanders, a MA TESOL student at Hamline University. Learn how to be more than a teacher with good intentions by applying intentional antiracist practices into your adult English classroom. This is the kind of DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) professional development that we have been looking for! Read More

Upcoming Webinars for Literacy Minnesota’s Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Series!

Upcoming Webinars for Literacy Minnesota’s Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Series!

This fall Literacy Minnesota is introducing a new series of webinars featuring guest speakers from around Minnesota who will be presenting on topics that are highly relevant to adult education learners, teachers, and volunteers. We’re thrilled to be able to offer these free webinars to all educators and supporters of adult education, and are excited to learn from our featured speakers along with you. Read More

Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Certificate Program

Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Certificate Program

At Literacy Minnesota, the pursuit of educational equity is at the center of everything that we do. We strive to foster equitable learning environments for all by providing development opportunities to our volunteers and supporters. The FREE Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Certificate Program is an opportunity for ABE teachers and volunteers in Minnesota to increase their awareness of social justice issues that impact the field of education and society. Read More

Assist your Learners in Applying for Emergency Broadband Services

Assist your Learners in Applying for Emergency Broadband Services

Many jobs and schools moved to distance work during the pandemic, resulting in the need for households to be better connected to the internet. This further brought out the country's struggle with digital equity. Learn more about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a temporary benefit from the FCC for people affected by the pandemic. Read More

Resources for Exploring Tech Careers

Resources for Exploring Tech Careers

April is Technology Month! Did you know that employment in information technology (IT) occupations is projected to grow 10.5% between 2018 and 2028 in Minnesota? Discover a trove of helpful resources dedicated to helping our adult learners prepare for and explore technology careers. Read More

New Spring Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

New Spring Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

Spring is a wonderful time to grow your teaching skills and your knowledge of adult learners! Join a wide network of volunteers and teachers for free professional development webinars from Literacy Minnesota. Read More

Cultural Competency Resources for Adult Education

Cultural Competency Resources for Adult Education

ATLAS's online Cultural Competency resource library has been gradually expanding since its launch in October 2020. Check out some of the newest updates and recommended resources from this growing collection! Read More

Social Justice in Education Certificate Program

Social Justice in Education Certificate Program

At Literacy Minnesota, the pursuit of educational equity is at the center of everything that we do. We strive to foster equitable learning environments for all by providing development opportunities to our volunteers and supporters. The FREE Social Justice in Education Certificate Program is an opportunity for ABE teachers and volunteers in Minnesota to increase their awareness of social justice issues that impact the field of education and society. Read More

Celebrate National Digital Inclusion Week with Northstar!

Celebrate National Digital Inclusion Week with Northstar!

National Digital Inclusion Week is October 5-9. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of solutions addressing home internet access, personal devices, and local technology training and support programs. Northstar assessment, classroom curricula, and online individualized instruction and practice provide valuable resources to teachers and learners to enhance inclusion. Read More

Self-Expression Through Digital Storytelling

The arts promote healing and positive mental health. Learn how you can create opportunities for students to express their creativity through the arts, incorporating multisensory methods into your classroom. Read More