Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

Workplace Education Program

The Workplace Education Program funds eligible agencies that provide instructional services below the post-secondary level for adults (incumbent workers) in basic reading, writing and numeracy, pre-adult secondary (Pre-ASE), and adult secondary education (ASE) including preparation for high school equivalency certification. English for Speakers of other languages (ESOL) instruction may also be provided for limited-English proficient adults.

Instructional services are provided through partnerships among businesses, labor organizations, and adult education providers. Projects are supported with a combination of primarily state and local matching resources for up to three years.


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FY2020 Workplace Education Program Directory

Guidance — Policy

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Massachusetts Policies for Effective Workplace Education Partnerships


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Massachusetts Quality Indicators for Workplace Education Partnerships
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Massachusetts Workplace Recommended Readings

Last Updated: January 29, 2021

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