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Staff Development

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Adult ESL teacher credentialing and certification January 2008 "This Brief describes efforts to professionalize the workforce of adult ESL educators, including efforts to certify and ...
Adult student persistence May 2006 This comprehensive Study Circle Guide was revised to include the second phase of NCSALL's research on adult student pers...
Bilingual instructional assistant training 1998 This six hour training is designed for new Bilingual Instructional Assistants who are being placed in Beginning Literacy...
Certifying adult education staff and faculty January 3, 2011 This report describes certification and credentialing of instructional personnel in adult education programs in the Unit...
Closing the gap: the challenge of certification and credentialing in adult education February 2011 This report is the final outcome of a CAAL project to consider the state of adult education certification and credential...
Delivery and content of training for adult education teachers and volunteer instructors 1991 This report summarizes available information about the delivery and content of ABE and ESL teacher and volunteer instruc...
Developing a plan for effective ABE/ESL staff development: implications and recommendations from the study of ABE/ESL instructor training approaches 1994 This report summarizes five implications of a national study of ABE/ESL instructor training approaches, and presents rel...
Directory of postsecondary options for California adult educators, sorted by category July 2007 CALPRO [ www.calpro-online.org] organized the Directory of Postsecondary Options by category, subject areas, location of...
Directory of postsecondary options for California adult educators, sorted by location July 2007 CALPRO [ www.calpro-online.org] organized the Directory of Postsecondary Options by category, subject areas, location of...
Directory of postsecondary options for California adult educators, sorted by subject July 2007 CALPRO [ www.calpro-online.org] organized the Directory of Postsecondary Options by category, subject areas, location of...
Directory of postsecondary options for California adult educators: online courses July 2007 CALPRO [ www.calpro-online.org] organized the Directory of Postsecondary Options by category, subject areas, location of...
Does adult educator professional development make a difference? 2003 This paper examines research reports and other literature to address misconceptions about professional development in ad...
Evaluating professional development resources: selection and development criteria 2003 This paper is designed to help practitioners assess the quality of resources and materials used in professional developm...
Focus on basics 1997- The goal of The National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy is to help the field of adult basic educati...
Framework for quality professional development for practitioners working with adult English language learners April 2008 The framework details the knowledge and skills that teachers and administrators need to work effectively with adult Engl...
How teachers change: a study of professional development in adult education 2005 This is a summary of Smith, C., Hofer, J., et al. (2003). How teachers change: A study of professional development in ad...
Instructor competencies and performance indicators 1999 A process of obtaining input from adult educators, administrators, and learners identified a number of instructional pra...
Observing and providing feedback to teachers of adults learning English Mar 2009 This brief offers a discussion of three types of classroom observation: formal, walk-through, and alternative. Each type...
Online professional development for adult ESL educators November, 2005 This brief describes current efforts to provide online professional development opportunities and resources for adult ES...
Professional development and adult English language instruction 2002 This trends and issues report discusses issues related to the difficulties of delivering professional development to tea...
Professional development for adult ESL practitioners: building capacity October 2007 The "need for professional development, in adult education generally and specifically for teachers of adults learning En...
Professional development resources supplement: improving instruction, organization, and learner outcomes through professional development 2000 This document is an extension of the Professional Development Resource Guide for Adult Educators (1996) and includes add...
Reflective practice in the professional development of teachers of adult English language learners October 2008 This brief describes the foundations for and components of reflective practice to facilitate the use of this approach am...
Supporting and supervising teachers working with adults learning English Mar 2009 This brief provides an overview of the knowledge and skills that administrators need in order to support and supervise t...
Teaching reading to adult English language learners: a reading instruction staff development program June 2005 This guide provides a trainer the material to acquaint program participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills re...
The CAELA guide for adult ESL trainers September 2007 The CAELA Guide provides resources for "preparing and implementing professional development activities such as coaching,...
The California adult education learner persistence project October 2007 Outcomes of a multi-year initiative involving three adult learner persistence-related endeavors are presented in this do...
Using data to plan professional development for practitioners working with adult English language learners October 2008 This brief describes a process for local adult ESL programs to use data to plan professional development for practitione...
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