COABE’s mission is to inspire educators so adults succeed and communities thrive. The Coalition on Adult Basic Education exists to provide leadership, communication, professional development, and advocacy for adult education and literacy practitioners to advance quality services for all adult learners. COABE represents the field of 55,000 adult educators and provides a variety of services, including professional development through annual, state-of-the-art national conferences, more than 40 webinars annually, and a peer reviewed journal.
COABE and Google Partnership
Introducing an exciting new partnership between Google’s Applied Digital Skills Curriculum and COABE where you can: Get an edge in the job market with Google’s Applied Digital Skills training, register for FREE boot camps and training in your state, share your success story and the opportunity to win one of our prizes!
Educate & Elevate
The 55,000+ adult education leaders stand united in a national campaign to move learning opportunities forward for all Americans to achieve economic mobility. If you are an adult educator stand with us in this educational campaign to help funders understand the value we bring to students, workers and businesses in contributing to social mobility and economic growth. If we educate, then we elevate.
Take Action Now
Our field has made 116,502 connections with legislators since we launched the award-winning Educate and Elevate campaign. Add your voice to this movement and help move the needle for adult education. We need to speak up and tell these new legislators that adult education matters! Will you raise your voice with us?
Contact your legislator with our quick fire, 3-click software. It will take just 5 minutes of your time, and every response is calculated by your legislators' offices.
COABE and Amazon
Amazon’s partnership with COABE enables adult learners with their high school equivalency to apply for jobs available across the country. Working at Amazon can be the path to a degree in a high demand field or the growth opportunity to become a leader at Amazon and beyond. Entry level jobs pay a minimum of $15/hr.
COLLABORATE WITH COLLEAGUES
COABE will hold its fall Virtual Conference on Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th.
This will include five hour-long sessions each day, plus presenter chats with Q & A and opportunities for networking. The live conference will host the first 1,500 to sign up and everyone who registers will be able to access the archived conference for up to 12 months after the live event to watch at their leisure.
September 22 – 28, 2019
National Adult Ed and Family Literacy Week
Did you know 36 million adults in the United States struggle with basic academic skills? These struggles make it difficult to function effectively as workers, parents, citizens, and consumers in today’s society. More info: https://buff.ly/31iO151#AEFLWeek #coabehq #adultedu #educateandelevate