Our Funders & Partners in the United States

In the United States, World Education collaborates with a range of private and public institutions to build the capacity of the adult education field. Our funding comes from foundations, government agencies, corporations, and fees. Hear what our partners have to say about working with us.

Colleges & Universities

ABE Teaching and Learning Advancement System/Hamline University, MN

Alabama Community College System

Amarillo College

Benjamin Franklin Institute for Technology, MA

Bristol Community College, MA

Bunker Hill Community College, MA

Broward College, FL

California Community College Chancellor’s Office

Central/Southern Tier Regional Adult Education Network/Cayuga Community College, NY

Chesapeake College Adult Education, MD

Columbus State Community College, OH

Delaware County Community College, PA

Delgado Community College, LA

Drexel University, PA

Endicott College

El Paso Community College, TX

Foundation for California Community Colleges

Frederick Community College, MD

Georgia Technical College System, Office of Adult Education

Guided Pathways to Success in STEM – Massachusetts Community Colleges 

Green River Community College, WA

Hagerstown Community College, MD

Highline Community College, WA

Holyoke Community College, MA

Illinois Community College Board, Adult Education and Workforce Development

Institute for Community Inclusion/University of Massachusetts/Boston

Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy/Pennsylvania State University

Kent State University, OH

Kentucky State University, KY

Kingsborough Community College, NY

Lakeshore College, WI

Lee College, TX

Louisiana Community & Technical College System

Madison Area Technical College, WI

Meridian Community College, MS

Milwaukee Technical College, WI

Mississippi Community College Board

Mississippi Delta Community College, MS

Nicolet College, WI

North Carolina Community College System, Workforce Continuing Education

North Shore Community College, MA

Northeast Mississippi Community College, MS

Northeast Technical College, WI

Ohio Literacy Resource Center/Kent State University, OH

Pearl River Community College, MS

Thomas Jefferson Adult & Career Education Program at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Portland State University, OR

Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

San Joaquin Delta College, CA

Santa Barbara City College, CA

Sitting Bull College, ND

Southern Illinois University, IL

Texas A & M University, Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning 

Urban College of Boston, MA

University of Illinois Chicago Center for Literacy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Office of Community College Research and Leadership 

University of the District of Columbia, DC

Community College of the University of the District of Columbia, DC

University of Hawai’i, Windward Community College, HI

Virginia Community College System

Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges, WA

Western Technical College, WI

Wisconsin Technical College System

Wyoming Commission on Community Colleges

Government & Public Agencies

Alaska Department of Labor

Arizona Department of Education, Adult Education Services

Arkansas Department of Career Education, Adult Education Division

California Department of Education, Career and College Transition Division

California Labor and Workforce Development Agency

Chicago Public Library

City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Advancement, MA

City of Chelsea, MA

Colorado Department of Education, Office of Adult Education Initiatives

Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education

Connecticut Department of Education

County of San Luis Obispo Public Library

Delaware Department of Education

District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education

District of Columbia Public Library

Florida Department of Education

Free Library of Philadelphia, Languages and Learning Center

Fuller Public Library

Hawaii Department of Education, Community Education Section

Idaho Career and Technical Education

Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Division of AdultEducation

Institute for Museum and Library Services

Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Adult, Career, and Community College

Kansas Board of Regents

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, KY SkillU 

Los Angeles Public Library

Maine Department of Education

Maine State Library

Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation, Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Massachusetts Department of Housing and Economic Development

Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Michigan Office of Adult Education

Michigan Workforce Development Agency, Education and Training

Minnesota Department of Education

Missouri Department of Elementary/Secondary Education

Montana Office of Public Instruction

Nebraska Department of Education

Nebraska Library Commission

Nevada Department of Education

New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Education

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

New Mexico Department of Education, Adult Education Division

New York City Department of Education

New York City Mayor’s Office of Adult Education

New York State Education Department, Adult Education and Workforce Development

North Dakota Department of Public Instruction

Ohio Department of Higher Education, Aspire

Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology

Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission, Office of Community Colleges & Workforce Development

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education 

Prince William Public Library System

Providence Public Library, RI

Queens Library, NY

Rhode Island Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Multiple Pathways

Riverside County Library System, CA

Sacramento County Office of Education, Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN), CA

South Carolina Department of Education

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulations

Stoughton Public Library, MA

St. Louis County Library, MO

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Adult Education

Texas Workforce Commission, Adult Education & Literacy

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

US Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education

US Department of Labor

Utah State Board of Education, Adult Education Services

Vermont Agency of Education

Virginia Department of Education

West Virginia Department of Education, Adult Education and Workforce Development

Nonprofit Organizations

AAMA Adelante Adult Education, TX

ACCES/Capitol North Regional Adult Education Network, NY

ACCES/Long Island Regional Adult Education Network, NY

ACCES/West Regional Adult Education Network, NY

Achieving the Dream 

Adult Numeracy Network

Adult and Prison Education Resources

American Association of Adult and Continuing Education

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

American Library Association

The Aspen Institute 

Briya Public Charter School

Building Skills Partnership, CA

Byte Back

Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, DC

Center for Law And Social Policy (CLASP)

Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)

Chelsea CONNECT, MA 

Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE)

Commonwealth Corporation, MA

Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education

The Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) AmeriCorps

Connecticut Association for Adult and Continuing Education

Correctional Education Association

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW)

Council for Adult Experiential Learning (CAEL)

District of Columbia Adult Literacy Resource Center

Digital Promise


District 214 Community Education, IL

Economic Advancement Research Institute



Educate Maine

Education Connection, CT

Educational Testing Service

El Paso Independent School District/ San Jacinto Adult Learning, TX

English for New Bostonians, MA


Finger Lakes Regional Adult Education Network/WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, NY

First Literacy, MA

Florida Literacy Coalition

Genesis Center, RI

Goodwill Industries International

High Road Alliance, CA

Hope Street Group

Hudson Valley-Catskill Partnership Regional Adult Education Network, NY

Immigrant Learning Center, MA

IMPRINT/World Education Services

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Institute for Education Leadership

Instructional Technology Council

Iowa Association for Lifelong Learning

Irving Independent School District Adult Education, TX

Jewish Vocational Services, MA

Jobs for the Future (JFF), MA

JVS Boston

Literacy Assistance Center of New York City

The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon, PA 

Literacy Council of Montgomery County, MD

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Literacy Minnesota

Literacy Partners New York

Literacy Pittsburgh, PA

Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts

Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey

Literacy Wisconsin

Loving & Learning Education Center, CA

Maine Adult Education Association

Markle Foundation

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)

Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education

Massachusetts Workforce Alliance  


Mental Health First Aid

MIT Media Lab

Migration Policy Institute

Minnesota Distance Learning

National Center for Family Learning (NCFL)

National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers

National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)

National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE)

National Association of State Directors of Adult Education (NASDAE)

National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA)

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Endowment for Financial Education

National Immigration Forum

National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA)

National Skills Coalition (NSC)

National Urban League

Neighbors United, ID

Networks Northwest, MI

New Jersey Association of Lifelong Learning (NJALL)

New Venture Fund


Northwest Michigan Works! Adult Education

Notre Dame Education Center, MA


Open Door Collective


Peer 2 Peer University

Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education

Portland Adult Education, ME


Rhode Island Workforce Alliance

RTI International

Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, MN

Second Start, NH

Southerners Organizing on New Ground, GA


Tuscarora IU11, PA

Tutors of Literacy in the Commonwealth, PA

Upwardly Global, NY

Urban Institute 

USA Learns


Welcoming America, Inc.



World Education Services

X-Cel Education, MA

YMCA of Greater Boston, MA

Partner with Us

World Education strives to build lasting relationships with partners across diverse geographic regions and technical sectors to produce better education outcomes for all.