On Saturday, Apr. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., the New York City Consortium for Adult Basic Education (ABE) will hold its 35th annual conference at Fashion Industries H.S. in Manhattan. All ABE and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) practitioners, administrators, and students may attend this event.
The all-day, registration-required conference has as its theme “Let Our Voices Be Heard: Support Adult Education.” Participants will have a variety of professional development workshops topics to choose from such as ABE and ESOL best practices, literacy through arts, and instructional technology.
There will be multiple presenters from renowned institutions and organizations such as:
- Shannon Allen, Literacy Assistance Center, Common Core State Standards and ABE
- June Foley, PhD, New York University, Helping Students Revise Their Writing: Turning a Good Draft into a Better One
- Pedro Garcia, the Tenement Museum, The Tenement Museum—Making a History Museum Relevant to ESOL Students
- Sarah Lynn and John Antonellis, Harvard University, Jump Starting a Learner Skills Curriculum
- Nick Miraflores, DYCD, Language Learning through Kinesthesia
- Johanna Van Gendt, Hudson County Community College, Writing and Voice
Onsite registration is $20; advance registration is $15. Contact Aryanna and Darian Fernando (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.