MD Dept of Labor Awards $16.8M to Local Adult Education Providers

adult, laptop, computer The Maryland Department of Labor announced the selection of 25 local adult education providers to receive $16.8 million in funds to expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders.

These grants will help continue Marylanders education in the areas of adult basic and secondary education, English language acquisition, and civics education. Programs selected to receive grants include all 16 Maryland community colleges, three local K-12 school systems, one public library system, four community-based organizations, and the state correctional education system.

From the press release:

“Labor is excited to provide funding to these organizations that provide essential instructional services to help adult learners achieve their personal and professional goals,” said Secretary Robinson. “By investing in and increasing access to adult education programs across the state, we are helping Marylanders obtain the skills they need to build a better future for themselves, their families, and our state’s workforce.”

Subgrantee Award Amount
Anne Arundel Community College $ 543,640
Anne Arundel Public Schools $ 160,775
Allegany College $ 263,359
Baltimore City Community College $ 956,672
Carroll Community College $ 187,567
Cecil Community College $ 177,020
Chesapeake College $ 832,261
College of Southern Maryland $ 863,053
Community College of Baltimore County $ 1,732,836
State Correctional Education $ 475,000
Frederick Community College $ 914,512
Garrett Community College $ 86,674
Hagerstown Community College $ 352,830
Harford Community College $ 424,289
Howard County Community College $ 748,771
Howard County Library System $ 320,974
Learning is for Tomorrow, Inc. (Baltimore) $ 273,925
Literacy Council of Montgomery County $ 456,200
Montgomery College $ 2,968,147
Prince George’s Community College $ 2,147,664
Somerset County Public Schools $ 164,897
South Baltimore Learning Center $ 582,712
Strong City Baltimore $ 473,422
Wor-Wic Community College $ 298,972
Worcester County Public Schools $ 225,737


The grant funding is awarded by the United States Department of Education with additional state funds provided by the Maryland Department of Labor.

See full press release.