The online Minnesota Adult Education PD Catalog provides an overview of all MN Adult Ed professional development (PD) activities in one convenient, searchable place. Here you will find brief descriptions of all PD offerings currently provided by the Minnesota Adult Education Support Network.

Note: Not all activities listed here have been scheduled yet, and many can be provided to you by request. Others are available on an ongoing basis. Scheduled activities are linked to the MN Adult Ed Events Calendar or other sites, where you can find more details.

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Webinar/Webcast

Statewide Fall 2020 Teaching and Learning at a Distance Conference

ATLAS

Due to Covid-19, the North and South Regional events have been repurposed as the Statewide Fall 2020 Teaching and Learning at a Distance Conference. This virtual conference is open to attendees from all regions of Minnesota. Read More

Content Areas:

  • ABE Policy
  • ACES / Transitions
  • Adult Career Pathways
  • CCR Standards
  • Digital Literacy / Northstar
  • Disabilities
  • Distance Learning
  • ESL
  • HSE / GED / Adult Diploma
  • Math / Numeracy
  • Mental Health & Trauma
  • One-Room Schoolhouse / Multilevel
  • Reading
  • Technology
  • Using Volunteers
  • Writing

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
  • Volunteer
Webinar/Webcast

ACP Webinar: Yes, You CAN! Distance Learning in Adult Career Pathways

ATLAS

ABE managers and lead teachers will share their experiences in delivering Adult Career Pathway programming through distance learning. The panel will discuss how they have moved from face-to-face instruction to distance learning; changes they have made in delivery, content, and mindset; and what is next for ACP programming at a… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Adult Career Pathways

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
Conference

Metro ABE Regional

ATLAS

Metro Regionals take place annually in spring, generally all day on a Friday. Regionals: Provide the time and space for colleagues across programs and from within one geographic region to gather in person to network, share resources, decrease isolation, and engage in adult professional learning. Enhance teachers’ and administrators’ knowledge… Read More

Content Areas:

  • ABE Policy
  • ACES / Transitions
  • Adult Career Pathways
  • Assessment
  • CCR Standards
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Digital Literacy / Northstar
  • Disabilities
  • Distance Learning
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • ESL
  • Math / Numeracy
  • Mental Health & Trauma
  • One-Room Schoolhouse / Multilevel
  • Program Management
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology
  • Writing

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
Conference

South ABE Regional

ATLAS

South Regionals take place in fall and spring, generally all day on a Friday. Regionals: Provide the time and space for colleagues across programs and from within one geographic region to gather in person to network, share resources, decrease isolation, and engage in adult professional learning. Enhance teachers’ and administrators’… Read More

Content Areas:

  • ABE Policy
  • ACES / Transitions
  • Adult Career Pathways
  • Assessment
  • CCR Standards
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Digital Literacy / Northstar
  • Disabilities
  • Distance Learning
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • ESL
  • Math / Numeracy
  • Mental Health & Trauma
  • One-Room Schoolhouse / Multilevel
  • Program Management
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology
  • Writing

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
Conference

North ABE Regional

ATLAS

North Regionals take place in fall and spring in alternating locations, generally over a Thursday evening and all day Friday, with optional Thursday afternoon sessions sometimes offered. Regionals: Provide the time and space for colleagues to gather in person to network, share resources, decrease isolation, and engage in adult professional… Read More

Content Areas:

  • ABE Policy
  • ACES / Transitions
  • Adult Career Pathways
  • Assessment
  • CCR Standards
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Digital Literacy / Northstar
  • Disabilities
  • Distance Learning
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • ESL
  • Math / Numeracy
  • Mental Health & Trauma
  • One-Room Schoolhouse / Multilevel
  • Program Management
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology
  • Writing

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
Study Circle

Trauma-Informed Practices Study Circle

ATLAS

COMING SPRING/SUMMER 2020: In this 12-hour study circle, a small group of adult educators will work with a facilitator, using a lens of “trauma-informed instruction” to deepen their best practices in working with adult learners in ways that are inclusive and culturally responsive. To do our work well,… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • Mental Health & Trauma

Audiences:

  • Instructor
Webinar/Webcast

Mathematical Practice Webcast Series

ATLAS

The purpose of this webcast series is to give adult educators a better sense of each of the 8 Mathematical Practices of the CCRS and to suggest ways to encourage the Practices with their students. Read More

Content Areas:

  • CCR Standards
  • Math / Numeracy

Audiences:

  • Instructor
Conference

Math Institute

ATLAS

The Math Institute is offered most years, generally in early fall. The current focus of this one-day conference is building coherence in math programming and instruction, based on the CCR Math Standards, Mathematical Practices, and Key Instructional Shifts (see the CCRS Math Resources section of the CCR Standards resource… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Math / Numeracy

Audiences:

  • Instructor
Online Course

Evidence-Based Reading Instruction (EBRI) Online Courses

ATLAS

ATLAS Literacy & STAR Coordinator Marn Frank facilitates three online EBRI-related courses that you can browse or take to earn CEUs. They are hosted by the Minnesota Literacy Council at https://online.themlc.org/: Reading Assessments for ABE (addressing CASAS, TABE, and other diagnostic tests) Explicit Instruction for ABE Teaching CCRS… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Reading

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
  • Volunteer
By Request, Study Circle

EBRI Study Circle

ATLAS

ATLAS developed EBRI Study Circles (along with companion training material and resources) for Minnesota ABE programs to improve reading instruction among adult learners in a wide range of contexts and levels. They are intended to expand implementation of EBRI practices one step at a time – beginning with one reading group, component,… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Reading

Audiences:

  • Instructor