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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2012

Fund Code: 667
Program and Staff Development Regional Support Centers for Adult Basic Education

Funds Allocated: $ 1,772, 000 (State)
Funds Requested: $ 1,772, 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. The grant to the University of Massachusetts Boston Center includes $130,000 to support the ABE Statewide Research and Resource Collection (SRRC). The Department will determine whether or not to continue funding the SRRC in FY2013 based on a performance evaluation.

Grant awards range from $328,400 to $458,400.
RecipientAmount
Bristol Community College (Fall River)$328,400
Holyoke Community College328,400
Northern Essex Community College (Lawrence)328,400
Quinsigamond Community College (Worcester)328,400
University of Massachusetts - Boston458,400
Total State Funds$1,772,000


Last Updated: June 27, 2011
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