State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 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 Jan. 18, 2022. The grant application opens on Jan. 24, 2022, and closes on March 3, 2022. Selected applicants will provide federally-funded adult basic education instruction for a five-year period — from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2027 — 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. The SBCTC Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) department will administer the grants.
To advance racial and economic justice, Basic Education for Adults provides equitable programming for all Washingtonians to realize their potential as they launch on a supported college and career pathway to living-wage employment and strengthen the vitality of their communities.
Basic Education for Adults works collaboratively to offer culturally responsive and equity-focused college and career pathways that address barriers and enable students to obtain meaningful employment, meet workforce needs and reduce economic disparities.