SBCTC releases request for applications for adult basic education
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) invites colleges and other organizations to enter an open, competitive process for federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title II funds to provide adult basic education services in Washington state.
Required letters of intent are due Dec. 5, 2016. The grant application opens Jan. 23, 2017 and closes March 2, 2017. Selected applicants will provide federally-funded adult basic education instruction for a five-year period — from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022 — that supports the vision and mission of adult education in Washington state.
Visit the Adult Basic Education Master and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education grant page for details and additional information. SBCTC Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) department will administer the grants.
All adult Washingtonians will have access to innovative, high-quality education programs that provide the knowledge, skills and credentials necessary for securing family sustaining employment that strengthens the state and local economies.
The adult education system will provide research-proven instruction and college and career readiness pathways that allow adults to master academic and technical skills to attain their career and educational goals and successfully navigate education and employment opportunities.