one-year awards include: $85,515 to provide General Education Diploma
(GED) services in Leon County; $136,466 to provide GED services in Gadsden
County; $28,711 to provide English literacy and civics education services in
Gadsden County; $117,352 to provide GED services at correctional facilities in
Gadsden County; and $30,512 to provide GED services at correctional facilities
in Wakulla County.
focus of the TCC Adult Education program is to improve basic reading, writing
and computing skills for individuals preparing for the GED exam and seeking to
improve their workforce skills. Instruction is provided on the main campus
at TCC’s Gadsden and Wakulla county service centers and at off-campus sites in
collaboration with community partners.
funds will be managed by TCC Division of Workforce Development and will allow
TCC to serve nearly 600 individuals in the three-county area.
are looking forward to addressing the adult education needs that exist in Leon,
Gadsden and Wakulla counties,” said Kimberly Moore, vice president of workforce
grant program is funded through the federal Workforce Investment Act Title II:
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act.
measure will provide supplemental funds for adult basic education, high school subjects,
English as a second language, citizenship, English literacy and civics
education,” said Harriett Abrams, adult education program coordinator.
must gather information on the learners, take attendance, assess their progress
and measure other objectives to prove students are completing and learning the
coursework. The money may be used for teacher salaries, textbooks,
instructional supplies, facilities maintenance, childcare and transportation
For information about participation in these programs, please contact the TCC
Division of Workforce Development at (850) 201-8760 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.