ABE Summer Institute 2018

Literacy Action Network and the Minnesota Community Education Association (MCEA) will host their annual summer conference focused on ABE issues August 19, 20, & 21 2020 at the St. Cloud Civic Center.

Work on the conference continues year-round.  The planning committee meets the second Thursday of every month (except October and December) from 1:00-2:30.  Meetings alternate between face-to-face at the Minnesota Department of Education and online using Go-to-Meeting.  The planning committee is made up of a number of sub-committees, and new members are always welcome. Please contact us if you are interested in participating on a committee:

  • Finance and Logistics Sub-Committee - sets fees, reserves space, and handles details of both for Summer Institute.
  • Hospitality Sub-Committee - plans social events for Summer Institute.
  • Marketing Sub-Committee - promotes Summer Institute within the Literacy    Minnesota membership as well as to the wider ABE community.
  • Program Planning Sub-Committee - plans the program for Summer Institute.
  • Technology Sub-Committee - prepares and assists with technology for Summer Institute.
  • Vendor Sub-Committee - promotes Summer Institute to potential vendors, schedules, and facilitates vendor fair.
  • Silent Auction Sub-Committee - organizes and facilitates silent auction.


For more information, contact the 2020 co-chairs:  Molly Liberto or Tracy Chase