News & Events



DL Basics, a new online course created through the Distance Learning Supplemental Services Project, is now available online at

The English for All wesbite is closing down Sep. 30. EFA will no longer be an approved DL platform in Minnesota.

Several new online courses will debut soon, including Distance Learning Basics, and  Digital Literacy Integration in the Classroom.

MN ABE Distance Learning is now taking applications for the following courses: DL 101 (Start up or enhance a distance learning program at your site); DL 102- Teachers (Learn how to better support your learners who are engaged in distance learning)

i-Pathways content and lessons have been updated to reflect GED 2014. After thorough review by the Virtual Task Force, it has been determined that the proxy hour awards will remain at 120 minutes per lesson (including surveys and unit reviews).

Putting English to Work, a DVD series, has been approved for proxy hours.

"Teach Me English in ASL" has been approved as a DL platform for proxy hours. The program targets deaf individuals who use sign language and are proficient in technology.

Information and applications for DL 101 and Dl 102 are now available here, and are due August 30.

The Skills Tutor contract for Minnesota MDE has been renewed for two years, through June 2015.

GED Academy has been added to the approved DL platfdorm list, effective 5/1/31. GED Academy is a complete online self-paced ABE, Pre-GED, and GED preparation program.