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Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader or Summer Reads!

Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader or Summer Reads!

Hiba, a former adult learner and current Literacy Leader, is working on strategies to increase learner enrollment and retention, diversify the volunteer base and develop pathways for learner leadership at Open Door Learning Center-Arlington Hills. Learn how you can increase organizational capacity at minimal cost, increase your impact, and invest in the next generation of literacy leaders with the Minnesota Literacy Leadership and Summer Reads programs. Read More

Let’s Connect…on Schoology!

Let’s Connect…on Schoology!

Are you missing opportunities to connect with ABE colleagues across the state to find out about important updates, ask questions, and share ideas or resources? Come join MN ABE on Schoology! Read More

Check Out the 2019 Literacy Volunteer Management Conference Sessions!

Check Out the 2019 Literacy Volunteer Management Conference Sessions!

The Literacy Volunteer Management Conference will offer a variety of diversity, equity and inclusion sessions this year. Sessions include: A Conversation on Engaging Volunteers With Disabilities, Reppin' the Rainbow: LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE, Engaging and Recruiting Volunteers from Communities of Color, Depression and Suicide Prevention and more. View the full session lineup! Read More

Become a Technology Leader with TLA

Become a Technology Leader with TLA

Participants in the Technology Leadership Academy (TLA) last year accomplished amazing things: they created distance learning orientation videos for students; embedded digital literacy into curriculum; rolled out systems for learners to track their distance learning work and get feedback from their teachers; and more. You, too, can do amazing things; apply for TLA by November 8, 2019! Read More

How Strong are Your ABE Foundations?

How Strong are Your ABE Foundations?

For new or seasoned ABE staff, the new online ABE Foundations course on Schoology has answers to the burning questions you have about Minnesota's ABE system! Read More

Nominate Your Colleague for an Award for Excellence in Volunteer Engagement!

Nominate Your Colleague for an Award for Excellence in Volunteer Engagement!

The Award for Excellence in Volunteer Engagement, given annually by Minnesota Literacy Council, honors a professional in the field of ABE and K-12 who demonstrates vision, diligence, and commitment to integrating volunteers into literacy programs. The award is open to all ABE and K-12 staff: teachers, volunteer coordinators, support staff, program managers or other roles. Read More

Minnesota Driver’s License Exam – Helping Our Students Succeed

Minnesota Driver’s License Exam – Helping Our Students Succeed

Many ABE learners need a driver’s license as a step toward their family, career or community goals – and many ask for our help. Access curriculum and resources your ABE program can use to meet this need. And ensure that your course delivery model makes it eligible for contact hours. Read More

Career Pathways Course Design: Tools and Tips

Career Pathways Course Design: Tools and Tips

Considering a career pathways course? ATLAS has excellent resources available to guide a step-by-step process of course design.  You’ll find a set of Guidelines and an easy-to-use accompanying Template that ensures clear documentation of all elements of a course from the outset. Read More

The Launch of the New STAR Training

The Launch of the New STAR Training

ATLAS is launching the new STAR hybrid training in 2019-2020! New participants learn about evidence-based reading instruction from online modules, submit assignments to an online portfolio, receive ongoing support from STAR trainers and their cohort, and action plan guidance from their STAR team. 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