Barre, Vermont – May 31, 2020 – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Central Vermont Adult Basic Education, Inc. (CVABE) a $6,000 grant to support adult literacy.  This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves.…

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Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has made donations to two Vermont non-profit organizations to help them deliver their adult education programs remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE) and Vermont Adult Learning (VAL) each received $1,500 donations to provide distance learning technology for low-income, adult education students…

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March 19, 2020 Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE), in compliance with directives and guidance from the Vermont Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control,the World Health Organization and Governor Scott, has temporarily suspended face-to-face adult education at its six learning centers in Central Vermont (Barre, Montpelier, Waterbury, Randolph, Bradford and Morrisville). “Here at…

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January 14, 2020 NorthCounry Federal Credit Union (NCFCU) donated $3,000 to Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE), in support of the Access to Education Fund.  The fund breaks down “barriers to education,” and provides adult learners with financial support necessary for them to pursue further education and attain their career and college goals. “We recognize…

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This week, September 23 – 29, marks “National Adult Education and Literacy Week.” Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE) is proud to serve almost 500 adult learners in Washington, Orange and Lamoille counties. Although we address four specific domains (basic literacy; high school credentialing; English Language Learning / citizenship; career and college readiness), the results…

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Pictured left to right:   Debbie Henderson SVP Regional Market Manager Bar Harbor B & T, along with Brian Kravitz, CVABE Development Coordinator and Amy Chamberlin, Branch Relationship Manager Williamstown Branch Bar Harbor B & T Bar Harbor Bank and Trust recently provided $1,500 to CVABE, in support of free academic instruction for adults in central Vermont.…

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CVABE would like to thank ProLiteracy for their generous book grant. Their support has allowed us to provide the highest quality instruction in reading, writing, math and computers, to over 35 adult learners in Central Vermont. ProLiteracy advocates for adult literacy initiatives on behalf of their member network. They provide a strong collective voice to…

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Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE) wishes to thank Mascoma Bank for your continued support of our Functional Literacy Program. Last year, with your generous grant, we were able to provide free reading, writing, math and computer literacy instruction to 249 adults in Central Vermont. Twenty five percent (25%) of these amazing individuals now have…

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As you have seen in our previous news post (CVABE Celebrates Adult Education and Literacy Week), we are celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of our almost 500 adult learners this week. We are pleased to announce that Governor Phil Scott has also chosen to do so, and has proclaimed this “Adult Education and Literacy Week in…

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This week, September 24 – 30, marks Adult Education and Literacy Week, 2018. It is a time for the entire community, local and national, to recognize the important role adult education providers have in the strength of the community, the growth of the economy, and the positive influence it has on the lives of adult…

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