Materials from Recent State ABE Presentations

WebChat with MNABE and 2024 Annual ABE Grant Application Workshop

The 2024 Annual ABE Grant Application Workshop gave information about the application for state and federal ABE funding for July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025, and about how the new application process within MEGS (Minnesota Education Grants System) will work. This workshop was presented via live webinar during the quarterly WebChat with MNABE on May 1, 2024. Materials from this webinar can be accessed at links below.

Time stamps for specific information within the full recording:

  1. 2024 Annual Application: 25:46

  2. Guidance for filling out the application in MEGS: 33:17

  3. General info about Tables: 40:52

  4. Table A: 41:49

  5. Table 7: 44:57

  6. Table 14: 46:56

  7. Table B: 49:35

  8. Submission process in MEGS: 58:25

  9. Demo of MEGS: 1:04:35


2022 Fall Adult Education Manager Meeting

Link to participant folder with all workshop materials

2023-2025 Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Informational Webinar

Virtual Session, January 25, 2022

2022 Federal Adult Education (ABE) Grant Webinar

Virtual Session, January 19, 2022


Using SLEDS Adult Education (ABE) Reports

Virtual Session, January 20, 2022


2021 Fall Adult Education (ABE) Manager Meeting

Virtual Session, November 16, 2021

Minnesota Adult Education Data Review Discussion

Thursday, February 18 (3-4:30 p.m.)

Fall Adult Education Manager Meeting 2020

Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 19, 2020

Day One:  Fall Programming, Eligible Students and Distance Education

Day Two:  Accountability, Working with our Partners, Adult Career Pathways and Integrated Education and Training, and Next Steps

Materials sent before the meeting

State ABE Update - Summer Institute 2020

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

COVID-19 Updates and Discussion Webinars

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Discussion Webinar materials

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Webinar materials

Thursday, July 9, 2020 Discussion Webinar materials

Thursday, June 25, 2020 Webinar materials

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Webinar materials

Thursday, May 7, 2020 Minnesota GED Testing Centers Meeting Webinar materials

Thursday, April 30, 2020 Webinar materials

Friday, April 3, 2020 Webinar materials

Thursday, March 26, 2020 Webinar materials

  • Slides
  • Recording (Closed captioning available by clicking the "CC" located at the bottom right of the video)
  • Chat Log

Thursday, March 19, 2020 Webinar materials

Monday, March 16, 2020 Webinar materials

Webchat with MNABE

MDE-ABE staff offer webchat discussions multiple times per year open to all interested ABE professionals across the state. Webchats are hosted by Literacy Action Network, and powerpoints and webinar recordings from past webchats can be found on the LAN website at: Webchat with MNABE.

Remote Testing Webinar (May 15, 2020)

CASAS Website (for updated information and resources)

TABE Website (for updated information and resources)


    2020 Spring Regional Presentations

    Current Issues in Minnesota Adult Education

    2019 Fall Manager Meeting (Nov 19, 2019)

    ABE Support Professionals Conference (Nov 8, 2019)

    Opening Session Powerpoint

    2019 Summer Institute

    ABE Accountability 101

    Diplomas and Equivalencies:  ABE Secondary Credentials

    ABE Programs as Spaces for Liberation and Social Change

    Visions for Equity and Racial Justice in ABE: Sharing our Insights and Priorities


    2018 Summer Institute

    State ABE Update (Todd Wagner)
    ABE Accountability 101 (Brad Hasskamp)
    Adult Secondary Credential 101 (Brad Hasskamp)
    • Presentation Slides
    ABE Policy Talk (Brad Hasskamp)
    Defining Program Quality in Minnesota ABE (Jodi Versaw)
    An Overview of Racial Equity Action in Minnesota ABE (Jodi Versaw)
    Advocating with Employers for Inclusive Hiring Practices around High School Diplomas (Jodi Versaw)
    Integrated Education and Training (Julie Dincau)

    Corrections in ABE Discussion

    (Webinar from October 23, 2017)

    ABE Corrections Discussion Slides

    ABE Corrections Webinar Recording (roughly one hour, you will be redirected to GoToTraining and need to enter your name and email)

    GED Manager Software Update Webinar

    GED Webinar Recording (roughly one hour, you will be redirected to GoToTraining and need to enter your name and email)