Montana LINCS Update


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1Attention!  Now Posted!  Send in questions by 9/11/09

Handbook for MABLE Updates Draft:  Montana Adult Basic and Literacy Education Student Information Guidelines.  Send questions by 9/11/09 to be answered during the Montana ABLE Conference 2009!

Message from Margaret Bowles, Montana ABLE Director:

We have blocked time at the fall conference to address all of the questions you may have after reading the ABLE Standardized Testing Guidelines and Policy. In order for this time to be well spent, we would ask that you send all questions to Linda Gardner at no later than September 11, 2009. 

Click here to download a MABLE Updates Draft. 

2.  MAACE Activities

Montana ABLE Conference 2009

  • MAACE Social:  9/15/09 from 5 to 8
  • MAACE Breakfast:  9/16/09 from 7 to 8


3.  Montana Distance Learning Training and Professional Development

October 16, 2009, Lincoln Center, Billings

Click here for more information.

4.  Celebrate Writing:  National Center for Family Literacy

Announcement from the National Center for Family Literacy 

NCFL has become a national partner for the National Day on Writing, which will be held October 20. The celebration is being sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English to highlight the importance of writing.  Submit contributions to The National Gallery of Writing at Stay tuned for more information on how you can contribute to the FamilyPortrait Gallery.

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Norene Peterson
Adult Education Center
415 N. 30th
Billings, MT 59101