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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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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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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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We are pleased to announce that, thanks to generous funding provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, we are able to offer prestigious, national level awards. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year$10,000 stipend Outstanding Teacher of the Year$10,000 stipend Outstanding Administrator of the Year$10,000 stipend Outstanding Local...
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COABE is seeking dynamic leaders to serve on its Board of Directors to help provide leadership for the adult education field. Elected COABE board members meet in person two times per year and serve on various committees and taskforces meeting in-person and via teleconference throughout the year. Read More
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Call for presentations is now open! Deadline has been extended to November 15, 2020. New this year we will provide the presenter with the choice of how they would like to deliver their presentation(s). Due to recent events with moving our 2020 conference to a full virtual platform we have decided to move forward with...
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Apply Today for a Mini Grant to attend the COABE 2021 National Conference 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.Deadline to apply is 11/15/2020. This...
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Amazon is filling 100,000 positions and is looking to the field of Adult Education as a talent pipeline. Adult learners, teachers, career coaches, and workforce developers can learn about job openings at Amazon in your area any of these ways: Go to www.amazon.com/welcomecoabe and type in your zip code.Text STUDENTS to 77088 for current studentsText AMAZON to...
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