ALMA’s mission is to help adults gain basic reading, writing, and math skills. ALMA creates innovative, educationally sound, and entertaining television-based teaching materials and cultivates community networks to support ALMA learners. TV411, ALMA’s magazine-format television series (with ancillary print materials and an instructional Web site) is aired on more than 100 stations nationwide. ALMA cultivates service partners nationwide: state departments of education, union education funds, and a wide variety of community-based organizations such as health clinics, public schools, corrections agencies, workplace training programs, adult education programs, libraries, and community colleges.
Director: Alex Quinn
Funder: National Science Foundation| Product Sales| The Starr Foundation