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Who will be this year's Award Winners?

AALPD PARTNER IN EXCELLENCE AWARD

To recognize an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to professional development in the field of adult basic education and literacy over a life time of commitment to the field.
Nomination Form

DAVID A. BAKER RISING STAR IN PD AWARD

To recognize an emerging talent in Adult Education Professional Development (within her/his first five years doing work in this area) whose record reflects innovative contributions to the field of professional development, and who facilitates quality professional development based on current research, and demonstrates tremendous potential for growth.
Nomination Form

 

AALPD PreConference at COABE

Please join us for the AALPD all-day preconference at the upcoming annual COABE conference in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.) entitled, Making a Difference with Professional Development in Adult Education: Research-to-Practice.

This AALPD preconference session is for professionals in adult education who provide professional development in the field. Participants will learn how to address current PD needs (WIOA, CCRS, pathways, etc.) with relevant resources in the context of new and innovative research-based training methodologies. Join us for a true PD experience for those who provide PD in adult education. This preconference will be facilitated by various well- experienced and qualified presenters.

To register:  http://www.coabe.org/conference2015register.html, and consider attending the entire COABE conference as well as the AALPD preconference.  We hope to see you there! 


Teaching ASE Writing with Supplementary Online Videos Webinar

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The Association of Adult Literacy Professional Developers (AALPD) is a national group for professional developers in adult literacy. An affiliate of COABE (Commission on Adult Basic Education), AALPD meets at COABE Conferences and other professional development events.
Learn about the AALPD Priorities that are guiding AALPD and see the AALPD Issue Papers that detail AALPD’s positions on professional development issues. Identify ways you can become involved.

Purpose

The purposes of AALPD are:

  • To build a network of professional developers to share information and communicate fresh ideas and promising practices;
  • To provide professional development for professional developers based on their needs and interest;
  • To contribute the voice of the field to shaping policy initiatives.
AALPD uses Evidence Based-Professional Development and conference presentations to create a network of individuals interested in professional development in adult literacy.
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For more information on AALPD, please contact:
Jeff Fantine,AALPD Chair or send an email to: AALPD Membership