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Journeys Anthology: Call for Submissions!

Journeys Anthology: Call for Submissions!

This fall, we invite your learners to share their voices and submit their original stories and art for publication in the 2021 edition of Journeys. Friday, December 18 is the deadline for this year’s submissions. Read More

Been Waiting to Add that ABE License? Good News from Hamline!

Been Waiting to Add that ABE License? Good News from Hamline!

Hamline University is pleased to announce that it’s now offering BOTH the ABE initial license (for those who don’t hold a teaching license in another field already) and the ABE additional license (for those already holding a teaching license). You can start anytime! Plus, your previous coursework may help you get there sooner. Read More

Free (To You) Online Testing Administrations – Deadline 9/30/20!

Free (To You) Online Testing Administrations – Deadline 9/30/20!

The Covid-19 pandemic forced our MN Adult Education Support Network to cancel or postpone many events last spring, but we discovered other ways to provide similar services. Unspent funds were used to purchase online test administrations for both CASAS and TABE. To access these online tests, consortium managers must complete the Computer-Based Testing Survey/Sign-up by September 30. Read More

SiD & the Adult Literacy Hotline will Include Disability Accommodations

SiD & the Adult Literacy Hotline will Include Disability Accommodations

Minnesota ABE strives to provide access to everyone who wants to learn, and connecting adult learners with programs has just gotten easier. Literacy Minnesota, PANDA and Urban Planet are teaming up to co-present a webinar announcing new disability accommodation search options integrated into SiD and the Adult Literacy Hotline. Read More

ABE Foundations at a Distance: Special Pandemic Edition!

ABE Foundations at a Distance: Special Pandemic Edition!

What an interesting (!) time to be joining our field. Welcome! If you are new to the world of Adult Basic Education (ABE), then the online ABE Foundations course is for you. But you are not alone! In fall 2020 we are holding a series of 3 webinars to complement participation in the online course, set for October 12, 19, and 26. Read More

Affinity Groups Kickoff at Summer Institute (and Beyond!): How You Can Get Involved

Affinity Groups Kickoff at Summer Institute (and Beyond!): How You Can Get Involved

Learn about new statewide affinity groups for ABE professionals, which kicked off at Summer Institute in August, and how you can get involved in one (or more!) groups and their exciting advocacy work! Read More

Free (To You) Online Testing Administrations

Free (To You) Online Testing Administrations

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major disruption in our lives, and the lives of our students. The pandemic even forced our Minnesota Adult Education Support Network to cancel or postpone many events last spring. But we discovered other ways to provide similar services, and unspent funds were used to purchase online test administrations for both CASAS and TABE. Read More

Enrolling New Students? Update Your Hotline Description to Let Everyone Know!

Enrolling New Students? Update Your Hotline Description to Let Everyone Know!

The Adult Literacy Hotline has continued to take inquiries from prospective students during the pandemic – and we need your help! These instructions will show you how to easily update your Hotline description and make it easier for new learners to find you. Read More

ABE Summer Institute Information & Updates

ABE Summer Institute Information & Updates

Join your ABE colleagues August 19-20, 2020 for Minnesota’s first virtual ABE Summer Institute! The following is a list of important news, deadlines, and handy links. Be sure and check them all out so you don’t miss anything! Read More

Recording Distance Learning Contact and Proxy Hours

Recording Distance Learning Contact and Proxy Hours

The migration of ABE classes online has created many challenges in terms of counting and recording proxy hours. In coordination with MDE staff, the DL Support team is providing some clarifications. Read More