World Education and Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Partner to Offer English Classes

Thanks to an exciting partnership between World Education and Boston’s Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, 22 Seaport team members have begun taking ESOL classes through a new workplace education program called English for Seaport Team Members.  The classes are the result of the collaborative workplace planning process between World Education and the Seaport Hotel and World … Continue reading World Education and Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Partner to Offer English Classes

Using Study Circles to Jump Start Professional Learning Communities

Pennsylvania’s Adult Education uses job-embedded professional development (PD) opportunities to help adult educators learn new teaching skills and implement those new practices into their teaching.  Those PD opportunities include not only typical offerings, such as online courses and face-to-face workshops, but also those that encourage teacher collaboration.  Study circles and professional learning communities are two activities … Continue reading Using Study Circles to Jump Start Professional Learning Communities

Climbing the Mountain to College and Career Readiness Standards

Massachusetts is a leader in its professional development support and implementation of College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), says Meredith Liben, Director of the English Language Arts and Literacy Team at Student Achievement Partners.  Keynote speaker, Liben praised the Massachusetts adult education system at the conference dedicated to CCRS and organized by the SABES PD … Continue reading Climbing the Mountain to College and Career Readiness Standards

Shout Out to Vermont Adult Education & Literacy

World Education is home to the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) Professional Development Center for Region 1.  LINCS is a national leadership initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) to expand evidence-based practice in the field of adult education.  The WEI/LINCS Region 1 Professional Development team … Continue reading Shout Out to Vermont Adult Education & Literacy

Teacher Appreciation: Recognizing Wendy Quiñones

World Education will periodically honor outstanding adult educators. Wendy is an adult education teacher and professional developer. We asked Wendy a series of questions about her work. How did you get started in adult education? Like so many of us in adult ed, I didn’t start out here. I had been a journalist for many … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation: Recognizing Wendy Quiñones

Teacher Appreciation: Recognizing Connie Rivera

World Education will periodically honor outstanding adult educators. Our first featured teacher is Connie Rivera, a Connecticut adult education teacher and professional developer. We asked Connie a series of questions about her work as an adult education teacher. How did you get started in adult education? In January, 2002, I wanted to stay home with … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation: Recognizing Connie Rivera