Professional Development for Educators

Free professional development workshops for Adult Basic Education teachers, program administrators, and counselors of adult literacy programs across Massachusetts.

First Literacy workshops provide free quality training on evidence-based, best-practice techniques and materials for adult literacy professionals.

What makes First Literacy’s professional development unique?

Our workshop content is open to participant input at registration, so we can respond to the needs of adult basic education programs as they arise.

Topics are not limited to public funding mandates or temporary trends.

Most workshops consist of two sessions with follow-up discussion and intra-session results feedback facilitated by ABE/ESOL professionals.

Register for Workshops

Workshop title links will be activated when registration is open. To register look for the links in orange.

Workshops for Fall 2021 will be listed below when confirmed. We are planning a hybrid program of in-person and remote workshops via Zoom. Watch your email this summer for a preview of what’s in store. 

2021 – 2022 Workshop Calendar

Watch this space for our calendar of upcoming workshops.

Find Workshop Materials.

Click here to access resources from past workshops.

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