Standards In Action:

Effectively Incorporating Adult Curriculum Standards and Resources to Guide ESOL Instruction


For adult educators already well-versed in the contents of the curriculum, the focus shifts towards implementation strategies, leveraging technology for enhanced engagement, and assessing effectiveness to assist students develop critical skills. Yet, curriculum shares one goal: help students learn.

This session will explore the key competencies for 21st Century learners, the “Four Cs”: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration as it applies to using the recommended standards such as the English Language Proficiency Standards.

Providing access to high-quality, standards-aligned curricular materials can significantly improve student outcomes. This session will incorporate hands-on activities that can be implemented by any instructor.


Times and Locations:

Palm Beach - June 24, 2024, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

3651 Quantum Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

Manatee - June 27, 2024, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Manatee Literacy Council

3501 Cortez Rd West, Bradenton, FL 34210

Fee: Free

Lunch will be provided

Who Should Attend: Teachers, tutors and administrators from adult ESOL programs

Presenter: Veronica Pavon-Baker

Ms. Pavon-Baker is a former Assistant Principal with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS). She previously worked as a Curriculum Support Specialist for the Bilingual Education Division at M-DCPS and is a Florida State and National CASAS Certified Trainer. Currently, Ms. Pavon-Baker is the Director of Adult Programs at the Literacy Volunteers of Collier County organization.

She has an extensive record in the training profession with experience in adult training and development.


If you have any questions or comments, please email Stephanie Rodgers at

These symposiums are hosted by FLC, Florida’s Adult and Family Literacy Resource Center, and funded through a grant from the Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education.


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Florida Literacy Coalition

Florida’s Adult and Family Literacy Resource Center