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08
Jan

Leadership Edition of the COABE Journal featuring Grayla Reneau, Ed.D. and Phyllis J. Atwood

COABE has published a Journal for more than 40 years. As a member of COABE, we invite you to access our special Leadership edition which features articles by the very best researchers, practitioners, and leaders in the field of adult education. Read More
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08
Jan

Nominations are Being Accepted for the COABE Board of Directors

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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02
Jan

What is Your Professional Development Plan for 2020?

Incorporate COABE benefits into your professional development plan for 2020!
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27
Dec

Leadership Edition of the COABE Journal featuring Authors Pat Thomas and Daquanna L. Harrison

COABE has published a Journal for more than 40 years. As a member of COABE, we invite you to access our special Leadership edition which features articles by the very best researchers, practitioners, and leaders in the field of adult education. Read More
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19
Dec

Call For Articles: Workforce Development / Workforce Literacy Edition of the COABE Journal

The next edition of the COABE Journal will focus on workforce development and workforce literacy. We will be accepting manuscripts of original papers on issues related to workforce development and workforce literacy.  Read More
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18
Dec

Studies show that when we invest in adult education, outcomes improve

We know that when we invest in adult education, outcomes improve. In 2017, 72 percent of adults participating in a federally funded adult education program earned a high school diploma or recognized equivalent, up from 66 percent in 2015. Read More
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17
Dec

Research to Practice: Workforce Development

Work ethic-sometimes called soft skills, workplace readiness, or foundational behaviors-are emerging as critical skills for the future. Students with strong non-cognitive skills graduate college at nearly double the average rate.  Read More
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13
Dec

IES wants to connect with researchers conducting work with adult learners

Survey from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) The U.S. Department of Education’s nonpartisan Institute of Education Sciences (IES) funds research relevant to improve outcomes for adults with low basic skills (e.g., reading, writing, math, English proficiency) who may be in or entering postsecondary or adult education . IES wants to connect with researchers conducting work with adult learners to share...
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13
Dec

Cell-Ed’s End of Year Gift

When you buy 100 Cell-Ed seats, Cell-Ed will give you the gift of literacy and workforce readiness for an additional 50 learners. Through December 2019, with a minimum purchase of 100 seats, Cell-Ed will give you 1 additional learner license for free for every 2 seats you buy. Read More
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06
Dec

English Language Learners Are Important To The Job Market

By 2024, 48 percent of job openings will be middle-skill and 32 percent will be high-skill. This means that, five years from now, nearly 80 percent of all job openings will require more than a high school degree. Read More
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