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To join AALPD, complete this MEMBERSHIP FORM. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE! WHOO HOO!

AALPD members are adult educators interested in or working in professional development in adult literacy.

Why should you become a member of AALPD?

  • You can vote for AALPD officers and on special issues. (Only AALPD members will be eligible to vote)
  • You can share your ideas for professional development programs, like AALPD conference workshops and pre-conference sessions
  • You can contribute your ideas to AALPD advocacy
  • You can help build a strong voice of concerned practitioners committed to professional development in adult literacy

AALPD members communicate through two discussion lists:

Evidence-Based Professional Development Discussion List

The group is a community of practice for adult educators to discuss issues and evidence-based practices related to designing, implementing, and evaluating adult literacy professional development.  As a network of those working or interested in staff development, the group shares fresh ideas and promising practices; provides professional development for professional developers based on needs or interests; and contributes the voice of the field in shaping policy initiatives.

Topics include:

  • Teacher quality and effectiveness
  • Professional development systems
  • Approaches and methods
  • Factors that influence the effectiveness of professional development
  • Related policies

Become more informed, get involved, and be inspired! Share your knowledge with the Evidence-based Professional Development Group and help advance our field of practice. TO JOIN THE EVIDENCE-BASED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSION LIST CLICK HERE

Members-only AALPD Updates List

AALPD maintains an e-mail distribution list for announcements related to AALPD priority activities, voting, and public policy issues. Members are subscribed to this list when their membership forms are processed. Members may request to be unsubscribed at any time.