Global Events


The annual Alliance Building & Training Session (ABTS) was held on October 2-4, 2019 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Attendees learned BTE best practices, “what works,” and new strategies for continuous program improvement.  The following presentations and session materials are available upon request.

General Information

  • Agenda
  • Participant List
  • Digital Badging Flyer
  • Liberty Science Center Flyer & Schedule

General Sessions 

  • Success in the New Economy (Video)
  • Every Community Has A Story to Tell (FHI 360)
  • Enhancing Communication & Social Media (FHI 360)

Learning Workshops

  • Navigating College & Career Readiness (FHI 360)
  • The Birkman Career Assessment (Birkman International, Inc.)
  • 8 Ways to Make Learning “Real World” Through Work-based Learning (FHI 360)

Site Spotlights 

  • Fostering Foundational Skills (Auckland, New Zealand | East London, South Africa)
  • Building Academic & Career Readiness Skills (Las Piedras, Puerto Rico | Yumbo, Colombia)
  • Promoting College Success & Effective Transitions (Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA | Norristown Area, Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Recruiting & Utilizing BTE Volunteers (Helsingborg, Sweden | Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Enhancing BTE Communication Strategies (Bracknell, United Kingdom | Yokneam, Israel)
  • Building Strong BTE Partnerships (Trenton, New Jersey, USA)