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New Process for Approving Teacher-Created DL Courses Implemented

New Process for Approving Teacher-Created DL Courses Implemented

As always, Minnesota ABE is moving forward rapidly, breaking new ground in developing teacher-created distance learning (DL) courses. The new process for approving such courses is now underway, with three courses already approved, and several others under review! Read More

Thinking About Getting an ABE License?  Good News from Hamline!

Thinking About Getting an ABE License? Good News from Hamline!

Heard the rumor?? It’s true! Hamline University is pleased to announce that it’s now offering the ABE initial license (for those who don’t hold a teaching license in another field already). You can start as soon as this summer! Plus, your previous coursework may help you get there sooner. Read More

We Can Do Hard Things! Sharing Resources and Information in the Time of COVID-19

We Can Do Hard Things! Sharing Resources and Information in the Time of COVID-19

School may not be in session, but learning is! This is information you need right now. Keep reading to learn about a new central resource hub for all things related to Minnesota Adult Education during the current public health crisis. Read More

Preparing for Potential Program Closures due to COVID 19: Expanding Distance Learning in Minnesota ABE

Preparing for Potential Program Closures due to COVID 19: Expanding Distance Learning in Minnesota ABE

The continued expansion of the COVID 19 pandemic makes it likely that many ABE programs will need to close for periods of time. Please consider strengthening and expanding Distance Learning (DL) services so you can continue serving your students in case of closure. Read More

2020 Summer Institute Call for Proposals Open

2020 Summer Institute Call for Proposals Open

Literacy Action Network and the Minnesota Community Education Association are now seeking presentation proposals for the 2020 ABE State Summer Institute, which will be held August 19-21 at the St. Cloud Civic Center, St. Cloud, MN. Read More

Introducing the Minnesota Adult Education PD Catalog!

Introducing the Minnesota Adult Education PD Catalog!

A dedicated team of Minnesota Adult Education Support Network providers has been hard at work creating a new professional development (PD) planning tool just for you: the new Minnesota Adult Education PD Catalog! This online catalog provides an overview of all MN Adult Education PD activities in one convenient, searchable place. Read More

Honor Your Students, Volunteers and Community Partners with a Statewide Award!

Honor Your Students, Volunteers and Community Partners with a Statewide Award!

We are excited to announce that nomination forms are open for Literacy Minnesota’s annual adult literacy awards event. The awards ceremony (and the annual student reading from the Journeys Anthology of Adult Student Writing that follows) will take place again at the Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul. Read More

Got a Good Idea Worth Sharing? ATLAS Welcomes Your Submissions to Our New Idea Box!

Got a Good Idea Worth Sharing? ATLAS Welcomes Your Submissions to Our New Idea Box!

We are fortunate in MN Adult Education to have an incredible array of skilled practitioners across so many aspects of our complex field. The expertise in our state allows us to put on high-quality professional development year after year. We are always on the lookout for more colleagues to share their great ideas! Are you ready to step up? Read More

The Minnesota Literacy Council Has Become Literacy Minnesota

The Minnesota Literacy Council Has Become Literacy Minnesota

Now, as in the past, our mission is to share the power of learning through education, community building and advocacy. We hope our updated name, brand and web presence reflect the ways our work in the literacy field has shifted and multiplied. Read More

NEW Adult Literacy Hotline – Do you know how your data looks?

NEW Adult Literacy Hotline – Do you know how your data looks?

The Adult Literacy Hotline, which has allowed adult learners, social service providers, and ABE staff to find ABE program and class information for over 30 years, now has a new interface – and pulls its data from SiD! Please make sure your data in SiD is accurate in order to help learners find the right program for them. Read More