In July 2020, ACLS joined a team of eight states participating in the Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) in Adult Education project. This project, led by American Institute for Research (AIR) and the Office for Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE), trains teachers to integrate the skills that matter to adult students using approaches that work across critical topic areas. Using the project's tools and training, adult education teachers can teach the transferable skills students need in these critical contexts.
5 Topic Areas
Each participating TSTM state has a team of four lead teachers and a state team lead.
The role of the MA TSTM team is to:
Practitioners can access the TSTM toolkit for free here:
For questions related to TSTM in Massachusetts, please contact Dana Varzan-Parker , Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Policy Coordinator and MA TSTM Team Lead.
Last Updated: May 5, 2022
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