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DEED Seeks Community Members to Join Grantmaking Review

DEED Seeks Community Members to Join Grantmaking Review

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is committed to changing its grantmaking processes to ensure new voices and perspectives are being heard. We are seeking people with an interest in workforce development, and experience in grantmaking, education, training, workforce, and/or a related area to review grants. Read More

Help Your Family, Friends, and Neighbors Take the Next Step to Skilling Up

Help Your Family, Friends, and Neighbors Take the Next Step to Skilling Up

After more than a year of challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota is looking forward to a brighter future, with increased opportunity for all Minnesotans to skill-up, earn a college credential, and improve their economic outlook. We are moving Forward Together and looking for passionate individuals and committed organizations to help achieve the state’s higher education attainment goal and to help skill up the state’s workforce. Read More

Summer Institute Poster Sessions Needed

Summer Institute Poster Sessions Needed

The 2021 Summer Institute Conference will again be virtual. And so will poster sessions. We are looking for people to create virtual poster sessions that will be available for viewing during the conference (and probably after!). Last year, poster sessions had over 800 views! The deadline for submitting a poster session proposal is August 5. Read More

Summer Institute 2021: Updates & Opportunities to Get Involved

Summer Institute 2021: Updates & Opportunities to Get Involved

Preparations for Summer Institute 2021 are in high gear, and now is your opportunity jump on board! You can now register, submit a poster session proposal (due August 5), and sign up to provide some tech co-hosting at the virtual Institute. Get a brief preview of what's in store, and find out how to contribute YOUR expertise to make it another great conference this year! Read More

Special Funding Provides Opportunity to Enhance Distance and Online Learning

Special Funding Provides Opportunity to Enhance Distance and Online Learning

The one-time Minnesota Adult Education allocation of $10 M for FY 22 offers a great opportunity for long-term planning and capacity building. As programs continually adjust to the unfolding aftermath of the pandemic and a rapidly changing labor market, this funding can help Minnesota respond creatively to the shifting landscape. Read More

Join the ACP PD Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN Adult Ed!

Join the ACP PD Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN Adult Ed!

We are currently seeking applications for ABE teachers and administrators to serve on the Adult Career Pathway (ACP) Professional Development (PD) Advisory Team. This team is tasked with designing relevant, meaningful, and effective PD for practitioners around career-related programming, with a focus on Integrated Education & Training (IET) in the coming year. We need representatives who are both new AND experienced with IET to make the advisory team as effective as possible! Read More

Summer Institute 2021: We Need YOU!

Summer Institute 2021: We Need YOU!

Preparations for Summer Institute 2021 are in high gear, and now is your opportunity jump on board! You can now register, submit a workshop proposal (due May 31) or poster session proposal (due August 5), and sign up to provide some tech co-hosting at the virtual Institute. Get a brief preview of what's in store, and find out how to contribute YOUR expertise to make it another great conference this year! Read More

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

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

Do you like thinking about how we grow as professional educators in ABE? Interested in helping design workshops, study circles, job-embedded cohort-experiences, conferences, and other professional development (PD) events? Five advisory teams are assembling now, and YOUR expertise may be just what we need! 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

Digital Navigation Survey Results

Digital Navigation Survey Results

Literacy Minnesota recently conducted a survey to gather information about what digital navigation looks like in adult education programs around the state. The survey was intended to give more of an insight about what digital navigation services are already being provided and where programs may need more assistance. Read More