The PEGASUS Award

Programs of Excellence Guaranteeing Adult Students Unlimited Success

The PEGASUS Award for Program Excellence is granted to an Adult Basic Education program or consortium by the State of Minnesota (MDE-ABE) and the Literacy Action Network, Minnesota's professional organization.  The award recognizes superior program quality and excellent adult student achievement.  Selection criteria are based on the ABE Quality Indicators and additional criteria unique to the type of ABE program.

2013 PEGASUS Award Recipient - St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium

The Saint Paul Community Literacy Consortium empowers the community by building literacy in a collaborative, inclusive, comprehensive manner. Enhanced literacy and improved basic skills support a high quality of life by providing preparation for meaningful employment and higher education, fostering better K12 outcomes and stronger families, and supporting economic development. SPCLC contributes significantly to workforce development by partnering statewide with DEED, the Ramsey County WIB, and other organizations. 

SPCLC serves as a statewide resource for effective ABE programming, as a public policy resource at all levels, and as a national model for effective public/private collaboration to meet literacy needs.