Marshall Adult Education
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Adult Basic Education – Programs and
MDE Staff – FY 2005
- General Educational Development diploma.
National high school equivalency program that includes a set of 5 tests: Math,
Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Science.
staff: Pat Rupp (GED Administrator) 651 582-8437 and Alice Smith
(records) 651 582-8445
Diploma - Programs for eligible adults
leading to a high school diploma from a sponsoring Minnesota school district.
staff: Pat Rupp 651 582-8445
- English as a Second Language. For
learners whose native language is not English. Includes DHS funded Refugee ESL
staff: Diane Pecoraro 651 582-8424 (Diane also assists with Workforce
Skills Enhancement - For learners who need
goal-specific elementary or secondary level basic skills such as work-related
math, functional literacy (e.g.- banking skills), reading or writing
assistance. Generally considered "brush-up" and not leading to a diploma or GED.
staff: Barry Shaffer (651) 582-8442
Literacy - Program for adults and their
children. Features instruction for adults in literacy, instruction in
parenting, and educational/developmental services for kids.
Dianne Dayton 651 582-8336
Workforce Preparation - Literacy skills
related to learners' need to obtain, retain or improve their employment.
provides basic academic and literacy skills to learners who are already employed
by a specific business, industry, or company - typically provided at the
learners’ place of employment.
programs include general employability skills (e.g. - résumé
development, interview skills, career awareness, job seeking skills, etc.) and
instruction in soft skills that are essential in the workplace.
staff: Dianne Dayton 651 582-8336
Citizenship / Civics Education - Programs
which prepare Minnesota non-citizens for the U.S. citizenship exam given by the
INS. Includes application preparation and English language instruction. Also
includes programs providing instruction related to general civics/government
content and participation in our democratic society.
staff: Diane Pecoraro 651 582-8424
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
General ABE Administration, Management, Consortia Operations:
Accountability, Policy Interpretation, Compliance Review, NRS:
Anne Marie Leland
Testing, Assessment, Evaluation, NRS:
Coordination with State Welfare, Human Services, Employment:
Diane Pecoraro 651 582-8424
Funding, Grants, Consortia Applications:
Laurie Rheault 651 582-8432
MASTER LIST OF MDE-ABE STAFF