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Adult Learning Communities

Congratulations to the organizations selected for Cohort I!

The following organizations from across the country will work together in an 8-week cohort (October-December), focusing on student engagement (recruitment, retention, and persistence). This Adult Learning Community will then design, field test, and share a program innovation that addresses student engagement. To accomplish this task, they will participate in two virtual meetings, receive online instruction the highlighting best practices to recruit and engage students, ongoing coaching, a $2,000 stipend to be used for the innovation upon completion of the cohort, and two all-expense paid trips to the 2019 NCFL Conference.

Southeast Regional Resource Center (Juneau, AK)

The Literacy Council of Central Alabama (Birmingham, AL)

Washington Co. Family Center (Hagerstown, MD)

Montcalm Area Reading Council (Greenville, MI)

PASS: Providing Academic Support for Success (Wellington, MO)

Dream Preparatory, Inc. (Southaven, MS)

Lewis & Clark Literacy Council (Helena, MT)

Blue Ridge Literacy Council (Hendersonville, NC)

LIFE at Potsdam Public Library (Potsdam, NY)

Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties (Milford, OH)

Bradford Wyoming Co. Literacy Program (Towanda, PA)

Adult and Career Education of Central VA (Madison Heights, VA)