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22
Nov

English language learners are important to the job market.

Of the 2 million immigrants that enter the U.S. every year, about half have limited access to jobs, job training and other post-secondary education because of their low English literacy skills. Learn More
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15
Nov

Research to Practice, November 2019: WIOA Implementation

With the implementation of WIOA in adult education, programs are asking themselves, “How can I teach academic and soft skills in my classroom in a way that will most benefit my students?”  Read More
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COABE November 2019 VIP Vendor: Life Skills Education
03
Nov

November 2019 VIP Vender: Life Skills Education

For over 35 years we’ve published booklets and workbooks that help readers overcome challenges and succeed. Our 16-page booklets have earned a reputation for powerful writing on a wide range of compelling topics, and are a versatile convenient resource that help you deliver solutions. Our materials are used by workforce development agencies, family service centers...
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23
Oct

Talent Forward 2019 Live WebCast

Registration to attend Talent Forward 2019 is sold out, but you don’t have to miss a minute of your favorite speaker’s session. Follow along as we stream the event live on our website and on social media.  Learn More
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21
Oct

OCTAE: Webinar on Ability to Benefit: Improving Access to Career Pathways Programs for Adult Students

Join the Department of Education and partners on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern for a webinar on the Ability to Benefit (ATB) provisions of the Higher Education Act (34 CFR §668.141-668.156). This topic will be of interest to adult education, career and technical education, workforce development, and post-secondary practitioners and advocates, including...
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17
Oct

COABE National Conference 2020 Mini Grant Application

The deadline to apply is November 15, 2019. The mini grant will partially defray conference registration costs by $350 to attend the COABE 2020 National Conference. All mini grant winners must complete a conference evaluation and provide a testimonial after attending the conference. Learn More
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16
Oct

October 2019 Research to Practice

This Month’s Topic: Integrated Education and Training Our October webinar presentations focus on Integrated Education and Training. Register today for the October 21 webinar and watch a replay of the October 4 webinar. Read More
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John Legend Talent Forward 2019
10
Oct

Speakers Announced for Talent Forward

The U.S. Chamber Foundation’s annual workforce conference has been called ” one of the best, most effective events of the year connecting government, employers, nonprofits, and schools to facilitate collaboration around workforce, talent, and employability.” Learn More
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10
Oct

COABE Strategic Planning Survey

COABE is embarking on strategic planning and would like your input! Please complete our survey HERE today! Your input will help determine the future of the organization. Learn More
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07
Oct

October 2019 VIP Vendor: New Readers Press

New Readers Press is the publishing division of ProLiteracy – the world’s largest organization of adult literacy programs. For over 50 years, we have been providing educators with the instructional tools they need to teach adult students and older teens the skills for functioning in the world today. Proceeds from our product sales help support...
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