Adult Basic Skills Professional Development, part of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University, provides professional development for College and Career Readiness (adult basic skills education) programs. Our services include face to face, hybrid and fully online professional development across a range of critical topics. In the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy’s (NCSALL’s) Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7, Cristine Smith and Marilyn Gillespie, in the chapter entitled “Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education,” the author’s discuss the role of both K-12.
The Institute for the Professional Development of Adult Educators is an initiative supported by Florida Department of Education to offer information, resources and professional development for adult education career pathways programs. Nov 12, 2015 · To encourage a culture that values knowledge and growth, develop professional development formats that support adult learning theory. Creating learning communities, peer coaching, collaborative action research and live lesson observations all support the principles of adult learning. To stand in front of a group of educators and demonstrate a learning strategy is not an assignment [ ].
ABSPD Professional Development and Consulting Services for Adult Education Providers. ABSPD's professional development services are now available to adult education providers on a contract basis. These services include scalable professional development delivered face-to-face, hybrid or fully online on a number of relevant topics. Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education Cristine Smith and Marilyn Gillespie There is no doubt that the current educational climate is driven by an over-riding concern with student achievement and what promotes it. This is true in K–12 education and, increasingly, in adult basic.