LINCS Webinar – What’s new in ABE, with Dr. Stephen Reder

What’s Happening in Adult Basic Skills Programs: The Long-term Impact of ABS on Economic Outcomes, Postsecondary Engagement, and GED Attainment Event Type: Webinar Event and Online Discussion in the LINCS Community Event Location: The Career Pathways, Financial Literacy, Postsecondary Completion , and Program Management groups Date(s):  Webinar – October 19, 2015 (1:00PM – 2:00 PM ET); Register now! Online Discussion – October 19-23,… Read more ›

Unlocking the Promise of Pell for Incarcerated Learners

  Event Type: Online Discussion in the LINCS Community Event Location: The Correctional Education and Financial Literacy groups Date(s): October 12 – 16, 2015 The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) announcement of a pilot program that will allow Pell Grant eligibility for some incarcerated students signaled a change in the way education is viewed in correctional facilities across the nation. Education… Read more ›

Using Odysseyware to support WIOA

Learn. Share. Engage. Are you prepared to support the requirements of the WIOA (Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act) Odysseyware’s industry-leading Career and Technical Education courses allow you to “Provide Access to High Quality Training”, a key component of WIOA (Click here   for an overview of WIOA). In this live 2-hour webinar, you will learn how… Read more ›

LearningWorks – Second Language Reading Seminar – Portland

Are you interested in learning the best practices for teaching English and reading to adults whose first language is not English? Robin Lovrien, Ph.D., an Adult ESoL consultant, is offering a FREE seminar with practical, skill-based applications. Please join us for: Second Language Reading  Tuesday, September 29th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. LearningWorks, 181 Brackett… Read more ›

ACTEM 2015 Conference "Power On"

Annual ACTEM Educational Technology Conference focuses on the professional development of educators to integrate technology into their instructional practice.   Here’s what participants say about the annual event: SHARING: The conference facilitated knowledge sharing among participants;  NETWORKING: I found new contacts and opportunities for future collabora- tion; PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The conference was a valuable professional development… Read more ›


LearningWorks’ 1st Annual toolkit for Tutors Conference will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015   at the Portland Public Library in Portland, Maine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    This FREE day-long conference will provide the training sessions topics such as work readiness, language acquisition, cultural competencies, improving executive functioning, reading, and writing. For more information and to register… Read more ›

Registration Reminder: Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL): Formative Assessment Formative Assessment

A reminder that there are openings in the Mathmatics section of the Formative Assessment online course, September 8?29, 2015. ***Registration closes on September 1, 2015.*** *********************************************************** Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL): Formative Assessment Formative assessment refers to both the formal and informal processes that teachers and students use collaboratively to gather evidence of student… Read more ›