Upcoming Workshops

BEST Plus 2.0 Test Administrator Workshop

Date/Time: Friday, August 10, 2018  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Bellport, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

For new BEST Plus Test Administrators, participants will practice administering the print-based or computer-based version of the test and familiarize themselves with the scoring rubric. They will receive a test administrator guide. Prior authorization from your Program Administrator is required to attend this workshop.

BEST Plus 2.0 Scoring Refresher

Date/Time: Monday, August 13, 2018  9:30AM – 1:30PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

For previously certified BEST Plus Test Administrators, this training offers a comprehensive review of the BEST Plus 2.0 Test. Pre-registration is required.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, August 24, 2018  12:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

Staff of agencies receiving federal or state funds to provide adult literacy services below the post-secondary level are invited to attend this comprehensive statewide update.

TABE Test Administrator Training

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 28, 2018  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Brentwood, NY
Instructor(s): Susan Shiloni

For new test administrators and test administrators who have not had training within three (3) years.

TABE Test Administrators and staff who use TABE test data for placement and skills assessment will be introduced to the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Forms 9, and 10 – the main test used by the New York State Education Department to place students in adult basic education (ABE) classes and to measure educational gain. Participants will become familiar with the content and format of the test, learn how to administer the test and use the scoring tables, as well as discuss the relationship between TABE test scores and National Reporting System (NRS) levels.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, September 21, 2018  12:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Martin G. Murphy, Ph.D.

Staff of agencies receiving federal or state funds to provide adult literacy services below the post-secondary level are invited to attend this comprehensive statewide update.

Long Island Adult Learning Conference 6.0

Date/Time: Saturday, September 22, 2018  8:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Various

Conference Program

• 8:00 – 8:30 Check-in & Continental Breakfast
(Pre-registration required @ www.longislandraen.org)
• 8:30 – 9:00 Greetings
• 9:00 – 10:30 Session I Workshops
• 10:30 – 10:45 Break
• 10:45 – 12:15 Session II Workshops
• 12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
• 1:00 – 2:30 Session III Workshops
• 2:30 - 3:00 Closing (Distribution of Conference Attendance Certificates)

Workshop Topics to Include:
Teacher as Case Manager ESOL
Test Taking Strategies Career Kits (ESOL/ABE)
Infusing Technology in Classroom Instruction
Math Science
Writing

Location: Campus Center Ballroom, Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735