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1 Jackie Taylor, President Tom Nash, President-Elect

2 About COABE Co-hosted 14 national conferences across the country with 10 national-level strand partners Co-hosted 13 regional institutes 13,000+ members strong, and growing 37 state partners 12 VIP Vendor partners

3 Cultivating Leadership 20 members of the Board of Directors, 13 voting, 7 non-voting 8 committees comprised of COABE members on and off the board Talent Bank

4 Why Join COABE? National recognition at local and state levels raises professionalism, visibility, and equal standing in education. Practitioners locally are more on par with other educators in their region. Extensive membership benefits for individuals and groups.

5 Membership Benefits, Individuals Online repository of best practices, created by – and for – COABE members Journal discount and opportunity to publish in the journal Employment Bulletin Board Talent Bank Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education

6 Membership Benefits Awards, Incentive Grants, and Scholarships COABE has given back to the field over $250,000 in awards, incentive grants, scholarships, travel stipends, and conference registrations in the last 10 years.

7 Membership Benefits Discounts on VIP Vendor products and services $75 savings on conference registration Conference minigrant opportunities COABE App Legislative alerts and updates Voting privileges Professional networking

8 Membership Benefits Adult Education Degree and Credentialing Portal

9 Who Can Be a Member? Individual ($45) Affiliate (5 members, $150) Small (10 members, $300) Medium (25 members, $700) Large ($50+ members, $1,200)

10 Savings Breakdown: $1,200 / state vs. $45/ Individual 50 members = $24 / member vs. $2,250 at individual rate 100 members = $12 / member vs. $4,500 at individual rate 200 members = $6 / member vs. $9,000 at individual rate 300 members = $4 / member vs. $13,500 at individual rate 400 members = $3 / member vs. $18,000 at individual rate 500 members = $2.40 / member vs. $22,500 at individual rate 600 members = $2 / member vs. $27,000 at individual rate Unbeatable savings for practitioners in your state!

11 Who Can Be Large Group Members? State associations (34) State consortia (i.e. Washington state) State PD organizations (i.e. Rhode Island) State offices (i.e. Iowa)

12 Special Large Group Benefits State award winners may be nominated for national level awards State conference promotion via COABE website, electronic newsletter, and social media List of presenters available for your state conference

13 Special Large Group Benefits Co-branded membership building opportunities Membership benefits extended to all individual members at a fraction of the cost (2 for 1) Opportunity to participate in the COABE Contact Network

14 COABE and the State Directors SPOC Network Collaborate Action alerts Updates

15 Elections COABE’s nominations and elections process is open to the membership State associations may actively participate by: Nominating a candidate from their board for consideration Encouraging their association members to vote in the elections

16 New Added Benefits for Small States Co-branded website Co-branded communications Co-branded membership renewals For large groups with 50-100 members:

17 Professional growth Partner With COABE Visibility Networking Revenue

18 Visibility Co-branded marketing material sent to your region Co-branded on the website Co-branded social media

19 Professional Growth Engage your association in targeted professional development Enable your members to enjoy national-level keynote speakers and presenters

20 Revenue and Savings Regional Institute: $10,000 stipend paid immediately upon completion of the institute and submission of the final report. National Conference: $50,000 stipend plus $60/member within the state that is part of the large group membership Reduced conference fee ($75 savings) Opportunity to apply for mini grants to defray the cost of registration ($350)

21 2015 National Strand Partners

22 Join us in Denver New conference model Enables smaller states to host national conference Brings national conference experience to new areas of the country New conference strands for administrators, migrant worker education Opportunity to earn CEUs

23 Strategic Planning Help shape the future of COABE by participating in strategic planning! Member survey Focus groups among leaders of large group members Individual interviews Board planning Launch plan in Denver 2015

24 What’s Up and Coming New conference model to improve quality and expand access to COABE members Technology to expand professional development opportunities and lesson plan sharing Input into national research and policy decisions that inform and shape adult education

25 Thank You! Jackie Taylor Tom Nash

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