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Council for Basic Skills

The Council for Basic Skills (CBS) comprises all basic skills education providers funded through the office of Basic Education for Adults at the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

CBS meets quarterly to carry out its purpose:

  • Assist and report to the Instruction Commission on issues affecting state, local or federally funded adult and family literacy programs and basic skills education issues.
  • Coordinate and improve basic skills instruction to promote student success, in accordance with state and federal guidelines for adult and family literacy education.

Members and Committees

Membership information including executive committee contacts, rosters and council liaisons.

Current and Archived Meeting Materials

Details for current and archived meetings including registration, lodging, directions, agendas, minutes, handouts.

2020-21 CBS Virtual Meeting Schedule

  • October 9, 2020
  • November 6, 2020
  • December 11, 2020
  • January 15, 2021
  • February 12, 2021
  • March 12, 2021
  • April 9, 2021
  • June 11, 2021

2019-20 CBS Meeting Schedule

  • Summer — July 18, 2019, Centralia College
  • Fall — Sept. 26-27, 2019, Northwest Indian College
  • Winter — Jan. 30-31, 2020, Edmonds College
  • Spring — April 23-24, 2020, TBD

COVID-19 Zoom Series between CBS and BEdA

Related Councils and Groups

Join an eList

Get involved in conversations with your peers at other colleges. Mailman Mail-Lists of interest to basic skills providers include:

  • ABEDir (Adult Literacy Directors)

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