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ANNOUNCEMENTS 
October 6th, 2007

 

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SW ABE - MARSHALL REGION

 
1.    MEA Break - October 18th/19th - During MEA break, classes will be held at the discretion of the instructors.  Please advise the office if you will or will not be holding class.

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2.    Literacy Minnesota - September Notes: Greetings, Literacy Minnesota Members! Please find the monthly Literacy Minnesota update Here:

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3.     "This research brief, "Using  a Learning Organization Approach to Enhance ABE Teachers' Professional Development," is for managers as well as teachers. The authors use research findings to promote program activities which enhance professional development as a "change process."     Bella Hanson

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4.    Record number of immigrants arrived in Minnesota in 2005   -   More immigrants arrived in Minnesota in the year ending Sept. 30, 2005 than in any of the previous 25 years, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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5.    Barry   -   Please see the announcement from Lori Leininger (the PANDA program) regarding an opportunity to guide the development of a Learnerís with Disabilities Resource Guide.

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SOUTHWEST ABE

6.    Workshops and Conferences for MN ABE Practitioners        (Word document here)
    
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GENERAL 

7.    Barry  -  Attached is an interesting research brief from Bella.

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8.    Workforce3 One September 2007 Newsletter

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9.    Barry -  Please see the attached federal Thursday Notes - Special Edition.  There is an encouraging lead-in article regarding the administrationís interest in Adult Basic Education Ė see Executive Order   

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http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/announcements.htm  ******


        Marshall ABE Links                
 

 Southwest ABE - home page for Granite Falls, Jackson, Marshall, and Worthington consortiums.
http://southwestabe.org/  

Marshall ABE Bookmarks - tons of cool bookmarks - educational and non-educational
http://ikeepbookmarks.com/marshallabe  

Tech Tips - Read new and old Tech Tips here.
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/techtips.htm  

Reading Skills for Today's Adults - new stories posted regularly 
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/reading_skills_home.htm 

Announcements - Weekly announcements are posted here each week on Friday.
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/announcements

Barb Glaeser
SW ABE - Marshall
607 West Main
Marshall, MN 56258
507-537-7046
marshallabe@starpoint.net