The Coalition on Adult Basic Education represents the system of 79,000 adult educators across the United States. COABE has more than 32,000 active members, and serves nearly 51,000 individuals annually through programming and special events. COABE membership benefits include professional development opportunities such as webinars, virtual and national conferences and regional institutes, access to the COABE Journal, participation in our legislative advocacy initiatives, the six time award winning “Educate and Elevate” national public awareness campaign, and the award winning Move Ahead with Adult Ed campaign to help local programs increase enrollment.
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 task forces meeting in person and via teleconference throughout the year.
The open positions are noted below, and nominations will be accepted through January 15, 2023.
President Elect Position Description
Secretary Position Description
Region 1 Representative Position Description
*Qualified nominees must be from Region 1, which consists of the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
Region 3 Representative Position Description
*Qualified nominees must be from Region 3, which consists of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, WisconsinNominate / Apply Here