This page contains general information about our program for anyone who would like to know how we operate, how we are funded, and our accountability requirements. This page also contains links to important documents such as our State Plan and amendments, our organizational chart, and our annual reports.
We are currently operating under an extension of our original state plan, as submitted in 1999. Idaho ABE will not run a new competition for FY2012-13.
The ABE program is funded under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998 and is adminstered in Idaho by the Division of Professional-Technical Education. Funding is currently distributed to the six technical colleges in Idaho who then provide instruction at the local level. All providers are required to participate in a competitive application process in order to receive funding. Funds are distributed to our providers through a funding formula, based on both demographics and yearly performance outcomes.
Reporting and Accountability
The Adult Basic Education program is expected to demonstrate a high level of accountability. This means we are expected to collect data and report outcomes on several aspects of our program. We are also required to negotiate our performance targets with our federal office each year.
Collaboration and Partnerships
Collaboration is an important part of how we serve our community. The ABE program in Idaho works closely with our partners to provide instruction and services to those in need throughout our state. Our collaborations range in scope from simple referrals to statewide consortiums. If you are interested in learning more or becoming a partner, please call our office at (208) 334-3216.
Below are the important reports and information about our statewide program. Please note, our program fiscal year spans two calendar years, beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year.