MWCC will get $1.1 million grant to support adult students further more education

GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Group College has gained extra than $1.1 million from the point out to help grownup students in the group in furthering their schooling.

The Grownup and Neighborhood Learning Companies (ACLS) unit of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has awarded MWCC a grant totaling $1,108,106 to assistance simple abilities education, occupational training and post-secondary enrollment for adult learners in the location.

The Adult Education and learning Services Continuation grant of $958,106 money cost-free access for suitable undereducated and limited English proficient grownups, age 16 and more mature, to adult primary education companies in 16 Workforce Financial investment Regions. The grant also consists of $42,335 directed towards the Integrated Education and learning and Training application HiSET/GED with qualified nursing assistant (CNA) schooling, and an further $37,665 is directed to the built-in English literacy and civics training application. Each application is funded to assist 20 pupils.