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ANNOUNCEMENTS 
April 25th, 2008

 

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marshallabe@starpoint.net

 

SW ABE - MARSHALL REGION

1.    Time Sheets - for April 16 - 30 should be in the office by noon on Thursday, May 1st.

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2.  April Student Intakes & CASAS results should be into Barb by the end of the day on Friday, May 2nd.  The data will be entered as quickly as possible & End of the Year Exit information will be mailed to you next week.  The Exit information will be due back to Barb by May 15th.

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3.   Wish Lists - We do have funds for new instructional materials.  Your "Wish Lists" should be turned in no later than May 1st.  Call if you need a catalog or other information.  If you do not have a copy of the "Wish List" form, please email Barb and it will be sent to you.  Also, if you need any general supplies, please let Barb know.

 
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5.    CASAS - Remember that beginning May 1st we will be phasing in the new Life and Works Reading series.  After May 1st we will use only the Life & Works for reading assessments.  You should have received the testing information.  Please call if you have any questions on this.
 
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6.  Spring GED Graduation is set for Sunday, June 8th.  More information will be coming to you at the date gets closer.  You might just want to put it on your calendar now.
 
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7.  Reimbursement Requests - Any outstanding Requests for Reimbursement should be into the ABE Office by June 30th.  This is so they will be paid in the correct fiscal year.  If your school district is planning to request reimbursement on copies you make, please advise them of this date.

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8.  Summer Plans - Some of you have been reporting that you are beginning to make plans for the summer months.  Please let the office know what your plans are in way of holding summer classes.  -- Vacations/days off when there will not be class at your site.  Thanks.

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10.   Job Orders
  • MDU Resources Group (Great Plains Natural Gas) has four positions open in the Marshall area.
  • Temporary Gas Fitter Operator (25 weeks) 5918453
  • Temporary Laborer (17 weeks) 5918469
  • 2 Temporary Seasonal (17 weeks)  5918484
 Employer prefers online applications, https://jobs.mdu.com  ... If necessary, applications can be downloaded from the web site and faxed directly to employer at 701-222-7821.  However, any paper applications received will still need to be data entered by staff in their corporate office.  Just an FYI.

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Attached is information on an event by the Women's Foundation of Minnesota to share key findings from their new research report,  "Status of Girls in Minnesota"
Monday, May 5, 2008
3 - 4 p.m.
Southwest Minnesota State University Ballroom

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        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