This publication was produced to assist ABLE providers throughout Ohio in implementing Ohio's Indicators of Program Quality. Its contents are based on an investigation of ABLE practices that have been used successfully around the nation and world. The project was guided by an advisory board that included the following individuals: Emily Chismar, Ashtabula County Literacy Coalition; Michael Jones, Regional Supervisor, Adult Literacy and Basic Education, Ohio Department of Education; Larry Klingler, Perry County Education Service Center-ABLE Program; Karen Scheid, Ohio Literacy Network; Ramona Maharajah Smith, Columbus City Schools-JOBS Program; and Sharon Soucy, Lorain County Joint Vocational School.
Prior to publication, the guide was reviewed by the following advisory board members: Emily Chismar, Michael Jones, Larry Klingler, and Karen Scheid.
Susan Imel served as project director. Bettina A. Lankard and Sarah Nixon-Ponder identified and wrote the activity descriptions. Sandra Kerka edited and designed the publication, and Janet Ray served as word processor operator.