The Maryland Association for Adult, Community and Continuing Education is a non-profit organization providing leadership in Maryland for those interested in advancing education as a lifelong process. MAACCE provides a central forum for a wide variety of adult, community and continuing education groups. MAACCE encourages organizations and agencies in Maryland to cooperate in a broad spectrum of educational programs and activities in support of the lifelong learning concept, including the following areas:
Pre-GED, GED, External High School Diploma, career development, and English as a Second language.
Services for lower level adult learners, often relying on volunteer tutors, literacy councils, and other agencies dealing with literacy issues.
Community college staff and faculty responsible for business and industry training, programs for special populations, and courses and programs that fulfill the professional, educational, cultural, and vocational needs of the general public.
Adult education professionals in such areas as higher education administration, vocational/technical training, business/industry, senior citizen programming and other special population programming.
Aimed at developing leadership skills and a network of support among administrators and lead staff of adult, community, and continuing education providers in Maryland.
Correctional educators, administrators, and volunteers working toward statewide coordination for those dealing in the multi-faceted education for incarcerated persons.
Promoting, improving, and expanding the community education concept to utilize resources and promote greater cooperation among agencies and institutions in the community.
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Issues and interests of educators, administrators and volunteers who serve non-native English speakers.
MAACCE is proud to be an institutional member of the Coalition On Adult Basic Education (COABE). COABE’s mission is to provide leadership, communication, professional development and advocacy for adult education and literacy practitioners in order to advance quality services for all adult learners.