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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2015

Fund Code: 343
Adult Basic Education Professional Development System

Funds Allocated:$291,150 (Federal)
Funds Requested:$513,450
Purpose: The purpose of this grant program is to establish a coordinated and cohesive system of statewide professional development entities to provide research-based, high quality and effective professional development and support to the Commonwealth's Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE or the Department). All grant-funded professional development will assist ABE programs and practitioners in addressing the Department's overarching goal of preparing all ABE students for success in their next steps, within the context of college and career readiness.
Number of Proposals Received:6
Number of Proposals Recommended:2
Number of Proposals Not Recommended:4
Result of Funding: The priority is to support ABE programs and practitioners in addressing the Department's overarching goal of preparing all ABE students for success in their next steps, within the context of college and career readiness.


Recipients of IncreasesCurrent AmountsNew Total AmountsAmounts of Increases
Holyoke Community College$100,000$160,000$60,000
Quinsigamond Community College191,150$241,150$50,000
Total Federal Increase$110,000


Last Updated: November 17, 2014
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