2007 ABE Summer Institute
Literacy Minnesota and MCEA (Minnesota Community Education Association) hosted the 2007 ABE Summer Institute at St. John's University in Collegeville, August 8 - 10: Building Bridges for Student Success. There were 128 professional development offerings, including keynote speakers, technology training, and concurrent sessions. Over 450 attendees participated in this 3-day event.
The Summer Institute Planning Committee seeks input from all members. Provide your suggestions and comments by responding to this e-mail address: (CKinville@literacyminnesota.org). Planning will begin soon for next year's Summer Institute.
2007 Literacy Minnesota Awards
Congratulations go to the following award winners:
- PEGASUS trophy winner - Program of Excellence: Cass Lake-Bena ABE - Sarah Larson, Mgr.
- Program of Excellence: Dakota Prairie ABE (Farmington/Northfield) - Jayne Schultz, Mgr.
- ABE Outstanding Learner: Faith Swanson - AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency)
- ABE Outstanding Teacher: Heather Turngren - Minneapolis ABE
- ABE Partner: Possis Medical, Incorporated (ABE Partner: Metro North ABE)
- ABE Possibilities and Potential Advocate: Rita Bulger (Metro East ABE)
- ABE Advocacy: Arturo Montelongo (Marshall ABE)
- ABE Leadership: Tom Cytron-Hysom (St. Paul Literacy Consortium and Literacy Minnesota Legislative Committee chair)
The nomination process begins in May. Please consider nominating a colleague, student or manager.
Thanks for your continued support of Literacy Minnesota!