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Adult Basic Education Authorization (formerly LIA)
Training Materials and Handouts


LIA Policy Webinar
December 2 and 3, 2010
Power Point Handout

New Scholarship Form
How to Get Your Portfolios Approved
March 17 and 18, 2011
Webinar follow-up memo (March 21, 2011)

Power Point Handout

Portfolio Review Checklist

Sample Portfolio With Errors
LIA Portfolio Evaluator Training 2011
Sept. 16 Pueblo
Oct. 7 Greeley at Right to Read
Oct. 14 Rifle at Colorado Mountain College
Nov. 2 Durango Adult Education Center
Nov. 18 Irwin Preschool Center in Lakewood
Nov. 19 Focus Points Family Resource Center in Denver
LIA Portfolio Evaluator Training

Required Comments

The New (and Improved) LIA Portfolio
January 19 and 20, 2012
Power Point Handout

Recorded Webinar

ABE Authorization Course Competency Revision Project Planning Meeting
November 29, 2012

Policies, requirements, instructions and forms for the Authorization in Adult Basic Education (formerly Authorization in Literacy Instruction (LIA)) are revised as needed. The Authorization in ABE Handbook is the final authority and supersedes all information in other documents, handouts, and forms.

Go to: Authorization in ABE Handbook
For more information contact: Jessie Hawthorn, 303.866.6942;

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