Upcoming Workshops

BEST Plus 2.0 Scoring Refresher

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Capacity: Limited to 20 attendees. 0 remaining registrations available.

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 29, 2017  9:30AM – 1:30PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Deirdre Ruiz

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

A total of four (4) professional development hours will be credited to attendees.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, September 15, 2017  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.

Common Core State Standards Professional Development Day

Date/Time: Saturday, September 16, 2017  8:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Farmingdale, NY
Instructor(s): Various

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TABE Test Administrator Training

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 03, 2017  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Farmingdale, 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.
Six (6) professional development credits will be awarded to attendees.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, October 13, 2017  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.

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Workshop

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 18, 2017  5:00PM – 6:30PM
Location: Central Islip, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

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1.5 professional development credits will be awarded to attendees.

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Workshop

Date/Time: Thursday, October 19, 2017  5:00PM – 6:30PM
Location: Central Islip, NY
Instructor(s): Lisa Wright

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1.5 professional development credits will be awarded to attendees.

BEST Plus 2.0 Test Administrator Training

Date/Time: Saturday, October 21, 2017  9:30AM – 3:30PM
Location: Brentwood, NY
Instructor(s): Denise Murray

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.

A total of six (6) professional development credits will be given to attendees.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, December 15, 2017  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.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, February 09, 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.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, April 20, 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.

Program Administrators' Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, June 15, 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.

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.