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Professional Development and Transition Resources (PDTR)

2015 Adult Education Fall Conference

September 28-30, 2015

Integrating Reading and Writing Instruction across the Content Areas: Critical Skills for Student Success on the GED/High School Completion Tests and in College and Career

Presenter: Mary Ann Corley (

Science in a Bag

Presenters: Shelia Manley ( and Maureen Daly

Illinois Tool Kit for Integrated Programs

Presenters: Sarah Goldammer and Bevan Gibson (

Improving Learner Persistence and Retention: What can you do?

Presenter: Alleen Halloran (

GED Blitz - Curriculum for GED Testing Success

Presenter: Karen Kirchler (

Flipped and Blended Learning for Instruction

Presenter: Jackie Lowe (

Two for One: Strategies for Teaching GED Math and Science Together

Presenter: Conni Marshall (

Why Writing Matters in Social Studies: Teaching, Learning, and Engaging With our “Big Ideas”

Presenter: Peggy McGuire (

Adult Learners' Motivations and Critical Thinking: Ways Their Approaches Can Benefit Learner Recruitment and Retention

Presenter: Margaret Patterson (

Using a Tool for Teaching Functions and Graphs to Explore Instructional Shifts of Focus, Coherence, and Rigor

Presenter: Amy Vickers (

Developing Critical Thinking Skills to Support Persistence

Presenter: Linda Wolfson (


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