• ATLAS (ABE Teaching & Learning System)

  • ATLAS Events and Training

    Regional Events/Training

    ATLAS funds provide for Regional Professional Development Coordinators (RPDCs) to arrange and facilitate regional training workshops/activities, to contract presenters with expertise in various areas of ABE, and for the ATLAS Director to provide training to each region. The ATLAS office provides logistical support for regional trainings, and all activities offer CEUs for participation.

    East Metro Region

    Burnsville, East Central, Dakota Prairie-Farmington, Hastings, Lakeville, Metro East, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan, South St. Paul, South Washington County

    Regional Coordinator: Rosemary Sharkey, Dakota Prairie ABE


    Twin Cities Region

    American Indian OIC, Lincoln Adult Education Center, Minneapolis ABE, Sabathani, Saint Paul Community Literacy Consortium (SPCLC)

    Regional Coordinators: Nikki Carson-Padilla, Minnesota Literacy Council; Stephanie Sommers, Minneapolis ABE


    Northeast Region

    AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency), Duluth

    Regional Coordinator: Laura Prettman, AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency)


    Northwest Region

    Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd, Cass Lake-Bena, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Freshwater-Staples, Moorhead, Northwest Service Cooperative, Northwest ECSU-Thief River Falls, Red Lake, Tri-County Community Corrections, Wadena, Walker/Hackensack, White Earth

    Regional Coordinator: Cindy Christopherson, Northwest ESCU ABE


    Southeast Region

    Caledonia-Pathways to Success, Faribault District, Red Wing- Hiawatha Valley, Rochester, Tri-Point Futures, Winona

    Regional Coordinator: Britta Youmans, Rochester ABE


    Southwest Region

    Faribault County-Blue Earth, Glacial Lakes, LeSueur, Mankato Area ABE, SW ABE, Waseca

    Regional Coordinators: Sue Vogelsang, Faribault County ABE/Blue Earth; Becki Hawkins, LeSueur ABE


    West Metro Region

    Adult Options in Education, Bloomington, Carver-Scott, Central MN ABE, Metro North, Osseo, Robbinsdale, West ABE-Monticello

    Regional Coordinator: Pamela Nelson, Adult Options in Education/Minnetonka