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The Office of Adult and Continuing Education (ACE)  offers life-long learning opportunities customized training, graduate prep sessions, non-credit programs (certificate and certifications), training workshops and seminars in a face to face and/or online format.

ACE outreach efforts are statewide, available to the public, and are accomplished through special learning activities for corporate, international professional development and personal enrichment.  Our youth enrichment programs are designed for participation year-round.  All ACE programming is designed to adapt to changing technological and workforce development needs through careful assessment and strategic planning.   

Our customized employee training and professional development programs/workshops are developed to fit your needs to provide job retention and build upon the success of your company

Course Guide 2022


Funding Opportunities for Continuing Education Programs


The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MyCAA) is a career development and employment assistance program sponsored by the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program. 

G.I. Bill

Receive up to 36 months of entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. You will be eligible for benefits for 15 years from your last period of active duty of at least 90 consecutive days

State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program for the State of Delaware

This program provides grants to assist States in operating statewide vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs, each of which is an integral part of a statewide workforce development system

Blue Collar Training Program.  

The Blue Collar Training Program provides funding to help Delaware employers (not just the State of Delaware) offer customized training programs to upgrade and retrain their employees and provide financial assistance to full-time employees. The overall administration of this fund is handled by the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO)


WIOA stands for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act  provides federal funds for employment and training assistance. WIOA services help people improve their opportunities for getting a job, increase their wages, and provides money for job skills training.

Senior Adult Learning Opportunities’

Adult learners over 62 free tuition for credit courses that are connected.  The certification courses are free to those that will take credit bearing courses leading to certification.  

Sallie Mae Continuing Education Grants/Loans