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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 this fall! Plus, your previous coursework may help you get there sooner. 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

Virtual Poster Sessions – Summer Institute 2020!

Virtual Poster Sessions – Summer Institute 2020!

Has the memory of a tragic glue stick “incident” in first grade kept you from doing a Summer Institute Poster Session in the past? Well, this is your year! Poster sessions (along with the rest of the conference) have gone virtual. No glue sticks or construction paper required! 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

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