Continuing Education and Economic Development

  • Enrollment: Approximately 35,000 students in 7,000 courses.
  • Offers training in 17 occupational disciplines and nearly 100 enrichment courses.

Grant highlights

  • The Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation provided CCBC with $230,568 in scholarship funds for Continuing Education students to complete    short-term certificates in high demand vocational programs.  
  • CCBC serves over 3,657 adult education students annually in all functional levels from Beginning Literacy through advanced Adult Secondary Education through funding from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. 
  • The Maryland EARN Health Information Technology (HIT) project enables CCBC to provide incumbent employees with training to industry requested standards.
  • CCBC will provide training to approximately 300 eligible youth between the age of 17 and 24 through a grant of $1,045,819 from the Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development, Out of School Youth Services project.
  • Provided workforce development training benefiting older adults through scholarships, academic coaching and job placement services.
  • Provided occupational skills training in Building and Construction trades, 77% of participants completed the program and 57% entered industry related employment.
  • Provided job training for more than 250 incarcerated and formerly incarcerated Baltimore citizens.

Sample of funded grants

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2013/2014

Grant title
Total

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy 

$1,447,453

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) English as a Second Language

$696,472
CIGNA Foundation Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $5,000
Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $200,000
Citi Foundation Ready by 21 Steps 2 Success $160,000
United States Department of Labor (DOL), Sub-grant with the State of Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (MDDJS) Continuum of Opportunity Reentry Program & Services (CORPS): Young Offenders Initiative $1,106,849
United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Sub-grant with Tidewater Community College Health Information Technology (HIT) Consortium $562,684
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy Services: MI-BEST II Project Literacy Works $51,383
Bank of America Charitable Foundation 50 Plus Job Training Program $14,000
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Deerbrook Charitable Trust Funded Plus 50 Encore Completion Program $15,000

Total

$4,258,841

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2014/2015

Grant title
Total
United States Department of Labor (DOL) Sub-grant with Baltimore County - ACE $289,158
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) EARN Planning Health Information Technology $19,520
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) EARN Implementation Health Information Technology
$149,133
Kathy & Jerry Wood Vocational Scholarship Program $230,568
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy (CAFL) $1,771,793
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) English as a Second Language $613,808
Citi Foundation Ready by 21 Steps 2 Success $160,000
Maryland Home & Community Care Foundation Eldercare Scholarship Program $200,000
Total $3,433,980

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2015/2016

Grant title
Total
American Association for Community Colleges (AACC) 
Plus 50 Encore Completion Program
$5,000
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy (CAEFL)
$1,447,694
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN)
Health Information Technology Implementation Project
$149,133
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Credit and Non-Credit Programs
$663,608
Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation
Vocational Program Scholarships
$57,642
Total $2,323,077

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2016/2017

Grant title
Total
Baltimore County Department of Economic Development
Out-of-School Youth Services Project
$1,045,819
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy (CAEFL) $1,473,733
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN)
Health Information Technology Implementation Project
$130,762
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Apprenticeship USA Tree Care Industry Association $49,649
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Credit and Non-credit Programs
$665,856
Kathy and Gerry Wood Foundation Vocational Program Scholarships
$57,642
Total  $3,423,461