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IBM SkillsBuild Increase Your Adult Learner’s Employability with the IBM SkillsBuild Credentialing Platform, in partnership with COABE Read more: IBM SkillsBuild is a free digital platform that connects adult learners with a curated path of job-focused learning. The platform has more than 11,000 badges and credentials, personal assessment testing, resume building, and courses that have...
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View previous issues on trending topics such as racial equity and workforce literacy. The Workforce Part 2 edition was recently released. Visit the COABE Journal page to view different purchase options. For past editions of the COABE Journal, visit the journal archive page for more info.
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The FY2022 appropriations process is already underway on Capitol Hill. COABE is working with Senator Reed (D-RI) and Senator Young (R-IN) to request an increase in funding for the Adult State Education Grant Program to $810 million for FY2022 and to put the program on a glidepath to have its funding doubled in the next...
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Deadline May 16, 2021 The COABE Journal seeks contributions from Adult Education practitioners to share best practices, research, innovations, reflections, and reviews for the Fall 2021 edition focusing on the theme of Technology & Digital Literacy for Adult Educators and Students. Digital Literacy is defined as the skills associated with using technology to enable users to find, evaluate, organize,...
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COABE has selected activists and leaders to champion the cause of adult education WIOA Title II programs. The State Advocates for Adult Education Fellowship (SAAEF) is a hands-on advocacy training program for adult educators, adult learners, and friends of adult education. During the yearlong program, fellows will learn how to work with the media, their...
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Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year – $10,000Charlotte Knox – WIOutstanding Teacher of the Year – $10,000Consuelo Carrillo – AZPima Community CollegeOutstanding Administrator of the Year – $10,000Konnie McCollum – INRiver Valley Resources, Inc.Outstanding State Innovation of the Year – $2,000Network2Work@PVCC – VAOutstanding Local Excellence in Advocacy – $2,000Morgan VonHaden – SDSouth Dakota Statewide Family Engagement Center (SDSFEC)Advancing Workforce Development...
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Register Now Member: $385; Non-Member: $450; Adult Student: $199 Registration rates reflect our “Early Bird” pricing available until 2/15/2021.  We are excited to share that despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, our national conference will go forward! We have retooled to a virtual format that will still have all of the components we were planning in the past. I hope...
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Thursday, February 25 at 2:00 pm EST Today, 51.4 million adults in the United States lack basic literacy skills and 75.1 million Americans are low-skilled in numeracy. Adult education programs around the country serve these adults by providing numeracy, literacy, English language skills, digital literacy, work readiness, high school equivalency and more – all essential...
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50 mini grants will be awarded.The mini grant will partially defray registration costs by $350 to attend the COABE 2021 National Conference.All mini grant winners must complete a conference evaluation and provide a testimonial after attending the conference. The Winners
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Top Row (left to right): Governor Noem, SD; Governor Wolf, PA; Governor Whitmer, MI; Governor Baker, MA; Governor Reynolds, IA Bottom Row (left to right): Governor Ivey (AL); Governor Beshear (KY); Governor Ducey, AZ; Governor Scott, VT The list of governors from both sides of the aisle that are supporting adult education through funding and...
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