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 registration and more details.
  • For an overview of upcoming PD activities for the year, see FY24 MN Adult Ed PD Dates.

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Understand Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Other Traumas Which Can Impact Adult Student Learning

PANDA: MN ABE Physical And Nonapparent Disability Assistance

This free course will help ABE teachers, managers and volunteers understand symptoms and causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other traumas which can impact adult student learning.  This online training is intended to meet the teacher re-licensure area for “Understanding students’ mental illness trauma”. Read More

Content Areas:

  • Disabilities
  • Mental Health & Trauma

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
  • Support Staff
  • Volunteer
Online Course

Suicide Prevention for Adult Educators

PANDA: MN ABE Physical And Nonapparent Disability Assistance

This free online course will help teachers learn about suicide and prevention. Master a suicide prevention method and practice role playing how to approach students who show signs of suicidal thinking. This course is intended to address the re-licensure area of suicide prevention. Read More

Content Areas:

  • Disabilities
  • Mental Health & Trauma

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
  • Support Staff
  • Volunteer
Online Course

Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness

PANDA: MN ABE Physical And Nonapparent Disability Assistance

This free online course will help teachers understand mental health disorders common to the adult population. Learn to reduce the stigma of mental illness and how to make it more comfortable to talk about mental illness. The course is intended to address the re-licensure area of understanding key warning signs… Read More

Content Areas:

  • Disabilities
  • Mental Health & Trauma

Audiences:

  • Administrator
  • Instructor
  • Support Staff
  • Volunteer