Ace of Florida, Inc. has compiled an advocacy/marketing brochure showing the impact that adult education has on the state of Florida and its ecomony.  Use this brochure when promoting your adult education programs to your community leaders, policy makers and especially when talking with your legislators.

The brochure outlines the ‘profit’ and ‘loss’ impact with and without adult education programs and how it affects the earning potential for individuals.  Adult Education:  The Choice that Makes the Most “Cents” was designed to give a snapshot of the need for adult education and the value it brings to the state of Florida.

To download and print the brochure click Adult Education Makes Cents.

Adult Education: The Choice that Makes the Most “Cents”

FACT: Cost of providing adult education classes to one Floridian for one year = $1,200

IMPACT: Cost of one Florida family on welfare (cash assistance and food stamps only) for one year = $10,872 (Department of Children and Families)

FACT: Cost of providing adult education classes or job training to one incarcerated Floridian for one year = $372.30 (Florida Department of Corrections)

IMPACT: Cost of one incarcerated Floridian for one year = $19,000 – $25,000. Cost can soar to over $100,000 for inmates with health issues such as HIV, diabetes, cancer.

FACT: Providing adult education classes to one Floridian for one year = $1,200

IMPACT: Cost of one Florida family on welfare (cash assistance and food stamps only) for one year = $10,872 (Department of Children and Families)