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WELCOME TO WEB CHAT WITH MNABE! • We’ll begin at 1: 00. • Everyone

WELCOME TO WEB CHAT WITH MNABE! • We’ll begin at 1: 00. • Everyone is currently muted to reduce background noise. • If you are having any tech issues, please chat to Marisa Geisler for assistance. • The Power. Point and handout will be posted on the Literacy Action Network website.

WELCOME TO WEB CHAT WITH MNABE! Quarterly Statewide ABE Webinar Discussion February 10, 2016

WELCOME TO WEB CHAT WITH MNABE! Quarterly Statewide ABE Webinar Discussion February 10, 2016

MNABE STAFF PARTICIPATING From the Minnesota Department of Education • Todd Wagner, State ABE

MNABE STAFF PARTICIPATING From the Minnesota Department of Education • Todd Wagner, State ABE Director • Julie Dincau, Transitions Specialist • Cherie Eichinger, Administrative Support • Brad Hasskamp, Policy Specialist • Astrid Liden, Professional Development Specialist • Alice Smith, GED Records/Administrative Support From ATLAS • Marisa Geisler, ATLAS Program Administrator

HOW TO SHARE IDEAS & QUESTIONS • Type using the webinar’s chat function •

HOW TO SHARE IDEAS & QUESTIONS • Type using the webinar’s chat function • Raise your hand ask over phone or headset during Q & A periods when unmuted • Ask Marisa if you have any questions or need technical assistance

TODAY’S TOPICS 1. Spring Events 2. Professional Development Opportunities 3. Clarifying GED Updates 4.

TODAY’S TOPICS 1. Spring Events 2. Professional Development Opportunities 3. Clarifying GED Updates 4. WIOA Resources 5. Transitions 6. Update on MDE Open Position 7. Questions

SPRING EVENTS

SPRING EVENTS

ABE GRANT APPLICATION MEETINGS Area Date Location North Tuesday, Breezy Point South Wednesday, Riverland

ABE GRANT APPLICATION MEETINGS Area Date Location North Tuesday, Breezy Point South Wednesday, Riverland College, Owatonna Metro Tuesday, MN Department of Education April 5 April 20 April 26

WIOA AND LIBRARIES “We are pleased that WIOA includes several exciting changes that better

WIOA AND LIBRARIES “We are pleased that WIOA includes several exciting changes that better align federal resources and call for local community-based partnerships to increase access to services. WIOA explicitly identifies public libraries as potential partners of the American Job Center network, and acknowledges libraries’ ability to provide an expansive array of job search services. ” Libraries and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Guest authors: Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, U. S. Department of Labor Johan Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U. S. Department of Education, and. Susan Hildreth, Director of the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services

BETTER TOGETHER REGIONAL EVENTS Friday, April 29, 2016 Metro Regional Event/Minnesota Department of Education

BETTER TOGETHER REGIONAL EVENTS Friday, April 29, 2016 Metro Regional Event/Minnesota Department of Education in Roseville Monday, May 9, 2016 South Regional Event/Mankato-Location TBD Monday, May 16, 2016 North Regional Event/Grand Rapids- Sawmill Inn All events will be from 9: 30 am – 4: 00 pm

ADULT PATHWAYS TO POSTSECONDARY Two events will showcase the collaborative work of local partners

ADULT PATHWAYS TO POSTSECONDARY Two events will showcase the collaborative work of local partners and how they support learners in transitioning from Adult Basic Education to postsecondary. • May 6: Lake Superior College • October 7: Rochester Community and Technical College

PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY (P 2 P) GRANT AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS THIS WEEK!

PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY (P 2 P) GRANT AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS THIS WEEK!

SPRING REGIONALS Metro (Mpls), March 11 South (Mankato), April 8 North (Grand Rapids), April

SPRING REGIONALS Metro (Mpls), March 11 South (Mankato), April 8 North (Grand Rapids), April 21 -22 Topics include: • Text-dependent questions • Creating coherence in math instruction • Integrating math & science instruction • Multisensory instruction • Online resources • Navigation services • Navigating systems

Astrid Liden PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Astrid Liden PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

STATEWIDE PD SURVEY • Critical component of our data-driven PD system • Open until

STATEWIDE PD SURVEY • Critical component of our data-driven PD system • Open until February 29 • Questions for administrators, instructors, and support staff • Approximately 30 minutes to complete

USING THE RESULTS • Statewide & regional PD: • Analysis & planning by statewide

USING THE RESULTS • Statewide & regional PD: • Analysis & planning by statewide PD committee, ABE supplemental service providers, and state ABE office over next several months • Local PD: • Request a report of your consortium survey results from Marisa Geisler at ATLAS for local PD planning • Individual PD: • Print your results at the end of the survey & use them to complete an individual PD plan; template available at http: //www. mnabe. org/programmanagement/grants/narrative

ENCOURAGING SURVEY PARTICIPATION • 300 responses to date – thank you! • Complete survey

ENCOURAGING SURVEY PARTICIPATION • 300 responses to date – thank you! • Complete survey during staff meeting or PD time & have staff share response highlights or reflections with each other • Provide additional paid time to complete the survey • Ask staff to notify administrator upon completion of the survey

ATLAS RESOURCE LIBRARIES

ATLAS RESOURCE LIBRARIES

GED RESOURCES • www. 2014 in. MN. org is being phased out & resources

GED RESOURCES • www. 2014 in. MN. org is being phased out & resources will be moved to GED resource library on ATLAS website and OER Commons by end of March • Orientation to GED online course available by late spring at http: //online. themlc. org • ABLE tutorials • Short interactive web-based training focused on GED instruction & content • Integrating Reading and Science Instruction available now: https: //www. oercommons. org/authoring/10118 -ableprofessional-development/view • More coming later this spring!

INTRO TO CCRS ONLINE COURSE AVAILABLE! HTTP: //ONLINE. THEMLC. ORG Content: • Introduction to

INTRO TO CCRS ONLINE COURSE AVAILABLE! HTTP: //ONLINE. THEMLC. ORG Content: • Introduction to MN ABE Content Standards • Introduction to the College and Career Readiness Standards • Key Shifts in Instruction • CCRS for Mathematics • CCRS for English Language Arts (ELA) & Literacy • Additional Resources Delivery: • Online & self-paced • 5 -6 CEUs upon completion, depending on your needs

ACES 101 COURSE HTTP: //ONLINE. THEMLC. ORG Content: • MN State Standards (15 minutes)

ACES 101 COURSE HTTP: //ONLINE. THEMLC. ORG Content: • MN State Standards (15 minutes) • ACES Introduction (1 hour) • 6 individual ACES modules (1 hr. 30 mins each): Effective Communication, Learning Strategies, Self-Management, Navigating Systems, Critical Thinking, Developing a Future Pathway • Assessment (15 minutes) Delivery: • Online & self-paced • CEUs upon completion, “Choose your own adventure” depending on needs!

CCRS TRAINING MODEL Part III CCRS Foundations Instructional Planning Classroom Practice • ELA shifts:

CCRS TRAINING MODEL Part III CCRS Foundations Instructional Planning Classroom Practice • ELA shifts: Text complexity, Evidence, Knowledge • Math shifts: Focus, Coherence, Rigor • 8 Math Practices Options for receiving this training: Summer Institute pre-conference, 1 full day Math: Math Institute ELA: Language & Literacy Institute CCRS 101 online course (available spring 2016) • Aligning Resources • Aligning Lessons • Aligning Student Tasks • Observing Standards. Based Lessons Options for receiving this training: Annual CCR Standards-in-Action Cohort: Two 2 -day institutes (1 fall, 1 spring), kickoff & wrap up webinars, implementation tasks between meetings) Prerequisite: Part I, CCRS Foundations for ELA or Math After 2017: Individual training modules (workshop + follow-up) for training components

CCRS COHORT TRAINING • CCRS Foundations training is a prerequisite to participation in all

CCRS COHORT TRAINING • CCRS Foundations training is a prerequisite to participation in all advanced CCRS training: • Intro to CCRS online course • Summer Institute pre-conference workshops • Current adult diploma pilots (1 & 2) are receiving this training this year • All future adult diploma programs will need to go through CCRS cohort training prior to launch • Face-to-face cohort meeting dates: • Oct. 6 -7, 2016 • Feb. 23 -24, 2017 (tentative) • Application for FY 17 cohort available by May, due June, announced July

Brad Hasskamp CLARIFYING GED UPDATES

Brad Hasskamp CLARIFYING GED UPDATES

NEW GED TEST SCORE RANGES Score Rating 145164 High School Equivalency 165174 College Ready

NEW GED TEST SCORE RANGES Score Rating 145164 High School Equivalency 165174 College Ready 175+ College Ready + Credit

GED SCORE CHANGE IMPLEMENTATION Estimated 300 new GED Diplomas will be issued! Timeline •

GED SCORE CHANGE IMPLEMENTATION Estimated 300 new GED Diplomas will be issued! Timeline • Effective January 1, 2014 • Accepted by Minnesota last week • MN age waiver being revised, need a “Likely to Pass” GED Ready score (145+) • GEDTS sending retroactive passers to MDE on March 2, 2016 • MDE can start processing and sending retroactive GED diplomas on March 3, 2016

RETROACTIVE GED PASSERS Tip: Make sure retroactive GED passers update their email and mailing

RETROACTIVE GED PASSERS Tip: Make sure retroactive GED passers update their email and mailing address in their My. GED account! Retroactive GED test passers that need verification prior to March 3 need to log into their My. GED account and request verification directly from GEDTS!

SOCIAL STUDIES TEST CHANGE Starting March 1, 2016, the extended response portion of the

SOCIAL STUDIES TEST CHANGE Starting March 1, 2016, the extended response portion of the Social Studies GED Test will be eliminated. • Social Studies Test time will be reduced by 15 minutes (but extended response was timed for 20 -25 minutes) • Until March 1, extended response will be a scored part of the Social Studies GED Test.

FREE 1 ST TEST IN EACH SUBJECT Promo Code: MNGED 80 • For MN

FREE 1 ST TEST IN EACH SUBJECT Promo Code: MNGED 80 • For MN noncorrections test sites when student selects MN as jurisdiction in account Discussion • How will you share and use the code?

NEW GED READY SCORE RANGES Score Rating 145+ Likely to Pass 133 -144 Too

NEW GED READY SCORE RANGES Score Rating 145+ Likely to Pass 133 -144 Too Close to Call 132 and Below Not Likely to Pass

GED READY VOUCHER PROMOTION Promo Code: PASS 2016 Individuals pay only $3 per GED

GED READY VOUCHER PROMOTION Promo Code: PASS 2016 Individuals pay only $3 per GED Ready Test/subject, cheaper than voucher costs!

GED READY VOUCHER EXPIRATION Please email expired codes to James Afdahl james. afdahl@gedtestingservice. com

GED READY VOUCHER EXPIRATION Please email expired codes to James Afdahl james. [email protected] com and CC Brad and Cherie

GED READY VOUCHER REQUESTS Starting next week, we will fulfill our log of additional

GED READY VOUCHER REQUESTS Starting next week, we will fulfill our log of additional voucher requests Discussion: When or how should we use vouchers with promotion?

WIOA RESOURCES Brad Hasskamp Julie Dincau

WIOA RESOURCES Brad Hasskamp Julie Dincau

FEDERAL WIOA GUIDANCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION OCTAE Program Memo on Integrated English Literacy

FEDERAL WIOA GUIDANCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION OCTAE Program Memo on Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education under WIOA (released January 11, 2016) • http: //www 2. ed. gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/Adult. Ed /octae-program-memo-15 -7 -ielce. pdf • English Language Acquisition • Must be able to connect to diploma/GED instruction • Goal: Allow English Language Learners to integrate into GED/Diploma and Adult Career Pathway Programming, instead of completely separate tracks

WIOA STATE AND LOCAL WORKFORCE CENTER GUIDANCE WIOA FAQs on Final Regulations and State

WIOA STATE AND LOCAL WORKFORCE CENTER GUIDANCE WIOA FAQs on Final Regulations and State Plan Submission dates (released January 21, 2016) • http: //www 2. ed. gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/Adult. Ed/wioa-faq-012016. pdf WIOA FAQs on Program Year 2016 Local Infrastructure Agreements (released January 28, 2016) • http: //www 2. ed. gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/Adult. Ed/wioa-faq-set 2 -1 -272016. pdf Visit www. ed. gov/AEFLA for additional details and updates from the federal government.

DRAFT: MINNESOTA’S COMBINED WIOA PLAN Online at: http: //mn. gov/deed/about/what-we-do/objectives-plans/ • Can search for

DRAFT: MINNESOTA’S COMBINED WIOA PLAN Online at: http: //mn. gov/deed/about/what-we-do/objectives-plans/ • Can search for “WIOA State Plan” at www. positivelyminnesota. com • Written comments must be received no later than 4: 00 p. m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Submit comments via mail, e-mail or fax to: • Rick Roy, Director of Strategic Business Projects Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 1 st National Bank Building 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E 200 St. Paul, MN 55101 -1351 E-mail: rick. [email protected] mn. us Fax: 651. 215. 3842

MINNESOTA REGIONAL PLANNING RWDA – Regional Workforce Development Areas LWDA – Local Workforce Development

MINNESOTA REGIONAL PLANNING RWDA – Regional Workforce Development Areas LWDA – Local Workforce Development Areas

Todd Wagner UPDATE ON OPEN MDE POSITION

Todd Wagner UPDATE ON OPEN MDE POSITION

THANK YOU! NEXT WEB CHAT: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016

THANK YOU! NEXT WEB CHAT: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016

QUESTI NS The recording, Power. Point and handouts will be posted on the Literacy

QUESTI NS The recording, Power. Point and handouts will be posted on the Literacy Action Network website.