The Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title II: Adult Education Family Literacy Act is a federally funded grant that has been awarded to San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) through a competitive grant application with the California Department of Education (CDE).
The purpose of the grant is to supplement SDCE's Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs.
The goal of the grant is to enable adults to become more employable, productive, and responsible citizens through literacy.support this adult education public education program that assists SDCE to offer free to low-cost classes for adults 18 and older. Through the grant students are offered services where they can get a high school diploma, general education diploma (GED), learn about jobs, learn to speak English, and learn how to become a U.S. citizen.
SDCE has been the recipient of these grant funds for many years and typically is awarded funding on a three-year competitive procurement cycle with annual allocations determined by "pay points" based on performance based outcomes achieved as outlined in the grant.
For more information about the WIOA II: Adult Education Family Literacy Act grant, please contact Kelly Henwood, Special Projects Manager at San Diego Continuing Education Administrative Headquarters at 619-388-4893 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SDCE also maintains a participatory governance committee that assist to guide the grant and includes faculty and administrators from our ASE and ESL programs. For more information visit this page: WIOA Title II Committe