Adult educators face lots of unique challenges in their classrooms—adult learners come from a huge variety of academic backgrounds, schedules are both varied and demanding, and programs are often lacking in resources. Getting creative with the resources you do have, especially in terms of budget, is a necessity. But, dollars only go so far for even the trickiest penny-pinching adult educators. Sometimes, the simple reality is that you need more money for your classroom or program. As with so many other tasks, the hardest part is getting started. Give these common-sense tips a try to help take the stress out of the grant writing process, and get the funding you need to provide your adult learners with the resources that will help them achieve success in the classroom and beyond.
Department of Education. This program provides grants to states to fund local programs of adult education and literacy services, including workplace literacy services; family literacy services; English literacy programs and integrated English literacy-civics education programs. Participation in these programs is limited to adults and out-of-school youths age 16 and older who are not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under state law. More than 2, programs deliver instruction through public schools, community colleges, libraries, and community-based organizations, and other providers. The programs provide instruction in reading, numeracy, GED preparation, and English literacy.
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