About MN ABE Connect

MN ABE Connect is the professional development newsletter for Minnesota ABE. Contributors include staff from the MN ABE Support Network, ABE state staff, and practitioners from across Minnesota. ATLAS coordinates, edits, and distributes the newsletter on a weekly basis during the school year, and biweekly during the summer.

MN ABE Connect is the official method of communication about upcoming ABE trainings in your area, resources for your program and classroom, and important ABE policy updates. Make sure you’re signed up to receive it!

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Free Equity, Culture and Education Workshops

Free Equity, Culture and Education Workshops

ABE programs strive to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of their programming. In order to support ABE programs in this important mission, the Minnesota Literacy Council is offering a series of free Equity, Culture and Education Workshops throughout the summer and fall. Read More

Support Staff Conference Call for Proposals

Support Staff Conference Call for Proposals

Do you have an exciting idea that you would love to share with your colleagues? Put together a proposal to present at the Support Services Conference in November! Read More

Schedule a Fall On-Site Volunteer Training Session Today!

Schedule a Fall On-Site Volunteer Training Session Today!

It’s finally summer in Minnesota, which means that fall is just around the corner! Jump start your fall classes by scheduling an on-site volunteer training to prepare your volunteers to effectively support learners. Read More

Attention!! Important Changes Coming to Newsela.com

Attention!! Important Changes Coming to Newsela.com

Parts of Newsela are becoming subscription-only, so read on for important information about changes to this popular website! Read More

Collaboration is Key for Contextualized Curriculum

Collaboration is Key for Contextualized Curriculum

Contextualized curriculum is often a large part of career pathways coursework and can also include GED-focused ABE classes. Collaboration can be key in making contextualized curriculum work seamlessly in the classroom and is the ultimate benefit for students and teachers. Read More

MN Driver’s License Exam – Helping Our Students Succeed

MN 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. Read More

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