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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2012

Fund Code: 343
Program and Staff Development Regional Support Centers for Adult Basic Education

Funds Allocated: $ 108,000 (Federal)
Funds Requested: $ 108,000
Purpose: the purpose of the grant program is to improve teaching, strengthen programs, and improve student outcomes in the Commonwealth's Adult Learning Centers through the provision of coordinated opportunities for high quality program development, staff development, and other supports so that Adult Basic Education programs may meet their goals and the goals of their students. This is a multi-year grant that will fund a statewide system of Program and Staff Development Regional Support Centers from FY2012 through FY2014, subject to appropriation and performance.
Number of Proposals Received: 5
Number of Proposals Recommended: 5
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: 0
Result of Funding:Funding will support staffing, consultant fees, equipment, materials, and other training costs for five Regional Support Centers that provide professional development for approximately 2,000 practitioners in about 100 Adult Basic Education programs funded by the Department. Services will include intensive staff development in ABE content areas for a subset of practitioners.

Grant awards are for $21,600.
RecipientAmount
Bristol Community College (Fall River)$21,600
Holyoke Community College 21,600
Northern Essex Community College (Lawrence) 21,600
Quinsigamond Community College (Worcester) 21,600
University of Massachusetts - Boston 21,600
Total Federal Funds$108,000


Last Updated: June 27, 2011
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