Membership has its rewards
In addition to your state membership, you reap the benefits of PAACE’s membership in the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE).
What is COABE? COABE stands for The Coalition on Adult Basic Education
COABE is the leading national organization representing the US system of adult education. COABE provides award winning leadership, communication, professional development, and advocacy services to more than 79,000 adult educators and 1.5 million adult learners. Known as an innovation curator, our diverse, internationally acclaimed strategic initiatives have propelled the field forward in funding, visibility, and professional development. Our dynamic, multi level, cross sectoral partnerships are showcased annually at the COABE national conference, which is the largest convening of adult educators in the world. COABE provides 60+ professional development opportunities per year, you can see why being a PAACE and COABE member is so valuable!
Professional Development: Get access to high-quality professional development to enrich your curriculum and advance your career. Access our annual conference at a discounted rate. Join monthly webinars, virtual conferences of PAACE and COABE.
Advocacy: Influence legislation and funding, drive economic development and voice your policy priorities at local, state and national levels.
Networking: Whether it’s online or in person, cultivate a knowledgeable network for sharing and exchanging ideas.
News and Updates: Receive a subscription to PAACE News and COABE News. Your membership in PAACE provides you with membership in COABE.
Professional Recognition: Achieve recognition through state and national awards programs honoring the most distinguished administrators, educators, and programs.