Professional Development

Skill UP Mississippi offers a variety of professional development resources for Adult Education and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers. If you have questions or need additional information about professional development opportunities, email us at skillup@mccb.edu.

Adult Education Educators PD Opportunities

LINCS Learning Portal

LINCS, an online community for adult educators, offers free, evidence-based professional development courses and training. Visit the website to explore over 20 self-paced and facilitated online courses for adult education educators and program managers. You can earn a downloadable certificate for each completed course.

Minnesota Adult Basic Education Videos

The Minnesota Adult Basic Education Program (MN ABE) offers a variety of teacher training videos covering all areas of adult education including information about distance learning programs. Visit MN ABE’s YouTube channel for more information.

Outreach and Technical Assistance Network

OTAN (Outreach and Technical Assistance Network) leads the integration of technology into California’s adult education efforts. The organization shares adult basic skills professional development in 12-free Tech Talk videos.

Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy (TIAN) Bundles

TIAN Bundles are resources designed to encourage teachers to explore math with peers and provide examples of math-related activities for students. Visit the TIAN website for access to five bundles at no cost.

ESL Educator PD Opportunities

Online Resources from REEP

The Arlington Education and Employment Program (REEP) offers a variety of online resources to support adult ESL instruction including flashcards, picture prompts and reviews, information on conducting instant polling with students, and more.

Online Resources from REEP

The organization also has several resource videos on its YouTube channel covering topics such as lesson planning and using smartphones for instruction. Visit the website for more information and to access the resources.

LINCS Learning Portal

LINCS, an online community for adult educators, offers free, evidence-based professional development courses and training. The site includes several resources for ESL educators. Visit the organization’s learning portal for more information.

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