Maryland - Resources
Resource Materials and Providers
Labor Market Information
The Division of
Career Technology and Adult Learning (DCTAL) of Maryland's
Department of Education oversees career and technology education
and adult learning. The Adult Education and Literacy
Services Branch works with local education agencies, including
community colleges, literary councils and others to provide
adult basic and secondary education programs and services.
Governor's Workforce Investment Board seeks to build a
world-class workforce investment system that drives Maryland's
economy. The Board works to establish a workforce
development system that produces a well-educated and highly
Materials and Providers
Maryland State Adult
Literacy Resource Center collects
and disseminates information, resources and data about literacy
to adult literacy providers and support groups throughout the
state. The Center's lending library contains a collection of
materials covering ABE, Computer-Assisted Instruction,
Employability Skills, GED, Learning Disabled Adults, Math, Pre-GED,
Reading, and Workplace Literacy.
Community Colleges' Business Training Network (MCC BTN)
is composed of the sixteen community colleges in the State
of Maryland. MCC BTN exclusively offers the ability to
develop training on topics you choose, the flexibility to
train your staff, regardless of number, using
state-of-the-art equipment, versatility to do this at your
site or theirs, during hours convenient for you - all at
The Department of
Business and Economic Development provides businesses in
Maryland with workforce training assistance. Its workforce
development programs involve employers with the education
and training community. Free recruitment and job
training assistance is provided to employers as well as
client screening for some jobs.
Institute for Employment & Training Professionals
provides training for individuals working in the Maryland
workforce development system. The Institute is funded by the
State of Maryland and by registration fees.
The Maryland Workforce Academy, a partnership
between the Maryland
Chamber of Commerce, the University of Maryland
University College and other educational institutions, offers a one-stop shop for
identifying credit and non-credit training programs for
Market Information is provided by the state Department
of Labor & Licensing. Occupational and industry
projections, employment rates, occupational wage data and
other labor market indicators are available.
The Maryland Higher
Education Commission provides information on the state's
education programs, colleges and universities, financial aid
assistance programs, grants, scholarships, continuing
education programs, and career opportunities.
Education Professional Development Program offers
professional development activities for Adult Basic
Education (ABE), General Equivalency Diploma (GED), and
English as a second language (ESL) instructors,
administrators, tutors, and volunteers.
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Last updated: February 14, 2003.