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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

Citizenship Instructional Support Kit

Citizenship Instructional Support Kit

The current administration is proposing to raise the cost of applying for U.S. citizenship from $640 to $1170, an increase of 61%. If this proposal passes, there may be a surge in citizenship applications as green card holders attempt to file their paperwork before the fee increase is implemented. Find out about tools you can use to support adult learners who are looking for citizenship classes and tutoring over the next few months. Read More

Call for Journeys Submissions! New this year: “Letters About Literature”

Call for Journeys Submissions! New this year: “Letters About Literature”

This fall, we invite your learners to share their voices and submit their original stories and art for publication in the 2020 edition of Journeys, which includes special theme "Letters About Literature" for the first time. Friday, December 6 is the deadline for this year’s submissions. The submission webform is now open! Read More

2019 ABE Awards

2019 ABE Awards

Literacy Action Network’s annual Adult Basic Education (ABE) award banquet was held the evening of August 15 as part of the MN ABE Summer Institute conference. Find out about our 2019 award recipients! Read More

Poster Session Presenters Needed for Summer Institute Conference

Poster Session Presenters Needed for Summer Institute Conference

We are still looking for poster sessions for the 2019 Summer Institute in August. Why should you lead a poster session? Here are the Top Ten Reasons to do a Poster Session at Summer Institute…based on feedback from people who have done a poster session in the past! Read More

Important Changes to Annual Volunteer Information Report

Important Changes to Annual Volunteer Information Report

Learn about important new changes to the Annual Volunteer Information Report, and mark your calendar for the volunteer coordinator webinar on Thursday, June 27 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. to discuss the report. Read More

Equity-Related PD Opportunities this Summer!

Equity-Related PD Opportunities this Summer!

This summer, ABE professionals are encouraged to participate in the Minnesota Educational Equity Edcamp on July 25, and to take advantage of equity-related sessions at Summer Institute in August. Read More

Exciting news from ABE Summer Institute!

Exciting news from ABE Summer Institute!

Planning for ABE Summer Institute is ramping up and there are so many things to look forward to! Meet our keynote speaker, find out about the silent auction and awards banquet, and more!… Read More

New DL Platforms

New DL Platforms

The number of accepted time-on-task proxy hour distance learning (DL) platforms has been growing rapidly, as practitioners identify and document resources that can benefit learners. Find out which platforms were approved recently. Read More

Join an Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN ABE!

Join an Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN ABE!

Do you like thinking about how we grow as professional educators in ABE?  Three unique leadership opportunities are coming up for Minnesota ABE practitioners. Please consider joining the Language & Literacy, MN Numeracy Instruction, or Transitions Advisory Team!… Read More