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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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

Distance Learning 101: PD Cohort Opportunity

Distance Learning 101: PD Cohort Opportunity

Distance Learning 101: Foundations of Distance Education & Blended Learning is a professional development cohort focused on research, best practices, planning, and implementation of distance learning programming in MN ABE contexts. Apply to participate by September 20! Read More

Journeys Anthology: Call for Submissions!

Journeys Anthology: Call for Submissions!

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. Friday, December 6 is the deadline for this year’s submissions. The submission webform is now open! Read More

Adult Career Pathways Networking Group

Adult Career Pathways Networking Group

Keep up to date with all things ACP-related by joining the ACP Networking group. This is an online networking community of practice using the Schoology platform, with a designated facilitator. Read More

Math Institute on September 20 – Registration OPEN!

Math Institute on September 20 – Registration OPEN!

Do you teach math? Do you want to learn strategies for building conceptual understanding and helping your students express their thinking? This is a Math Institute you won't want to miss! We have 3 amazing expert presenters plus travel scholarships available. Read More

Attention ESL Teachers!  Scholarships Available for MELEd Conference!

Attention ESL Teachers! Scholarships Available for MELEd Conference!

Do you teach adults whose first language is not English? Interested in connecting with others who work with immigrants and refugees, across all ages of learners and contexts for ESL? ATLAS is providing scholarships for MN ABE practitioners to attend the state ESL conference (MELEd) in St. Paul this November! Read More

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