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Adult Education and Literacy

If you are an AEL professional, an ABE, ASE, AEL director, teacher or staff member we can help you meet your certification requirements and serve your professional development needs. We offer a variety of face-to-face workshops and online classes – take a look inside and see what’s available. 

PD Travel Approval Links: DESE PD Travel Instructions and PD Travel Request Form.  These links also can be found in the Important Links box to the right.

For more information, please contact:

Missouri Training Institute
Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business
304 Cornell Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2600

Phone: 573-882-2860
Fax: 573-884-5141

Important Note Regarding PD Hours for AEL Personnel:  

Per Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) policy, in order to earn professional development (PD) hours, attendance is required for 100% of the time scheduled.  PD hours will not be granted if you do not sign in and out on the course roster nor if you arrive late/leave early.

Not Employed by a DESE-Funded AEL Program?  Be sure to read this message.

If you are not working for a DESE funded AEL Program, you will be required to pay for training upon registration. Choose the “Other” program name option on your registration and call 573-882-2860 to arrange payment. Credit card is preferred payment option. Here is the training pricing list:
4 hours: $125; 6 hours: $185; 8 hours: $240; 12 hours: $360

06-03-2016Math and Science for Everyday Life - Kansas City
06-03-2016WEBINAR: AEL Passion-Driven Classroom Book Discussion Group
06-09-2016Economics & Geography in the AEL Classroom - Vandalia
06-13-2016Differentiated Instruction in a Multi-Level Classroom - One Size Does NOT Fit All - Macon
06-17-2016WEBINAR: AEL Passion-Driven Classroom Book Discussion Group
06-27-2016AEL Leadership Series: Influencing Up - St. Joseph
06-30-2016WEBINAR: AEL Passion-Driven Classroom Book Discussion Group
07-11-2016Differentiated Instruction in a Multi-Level Classroom - One Size Does NOT Fit All - Jefferson City
07-22-2016AEL Leadership Series: Leading Change - St. Joseph
07-22-2016Communicating Successfully - Cottleville
07-22-2016Math and Science for Everyday Life - Cottleville
07-22-2016Supporting ESL Learner Persistence - Cottleville
07-22-2016Learning to Achieve - Cottleville
07-22-2016Trauma Informed Training - Cottleville
07-22-2016Foundations of Adult Education - Cottleville
07-23-2016Differentiated Instruction - Cottleville
07-23-2016Evidence Based Writing: Developing Writers Who Succeed in Life - Cottleville
07-23-2016Supporting ESL Learner Persistence - Cottleville
07-23-2016Learning to Achieve - Cottleville
07-23-2016Mastering Higher Level Math Questions on the 2016 Math HiSET Practice Test - Cottleville
07-23-2016Trauma Informed Training - Cottleville
07-26-2016Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
07-27-2016Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia
08-26-2016Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
08-27-2016Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia
10-06-2016Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
10-07-2016Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia
11-18-2016Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
11-19-2016Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia
03-02-2017Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
03-03-2017Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia
05-05-2017Pre-Certification Workshop - Columbia
05-06-2017Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Columbia

For a full list of courses offered by MTI, please see our catalog.