Institute for
Adult Learning

For the love of learning and the desire to socialize


Our Mission

IAL is a volunteer organization of age 50+ adults whose mission is to provide learning and social experiences which enrich the lives of its members. IAL is open to all who are interested in a diverse curriculum of classes and programs designed to recognize the unique experience and capabilities of participants through learning opportunities, social experiences and trips.


Upcoming Events

  • Happy Hour *July*
    Thu, Jul 21
    Location is TBD
    Jul 21, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Join Us! There's always something to talk about whether it be classes, current events, or where our next Happy Hour will be
  • Showcase of Classes
    Wed, Aug 10
    Kennard AACHC
    Aug 10, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Kennard AACHC, 410 Little Kidwell Ave, Centreville, MD 21617, USA
    Don't Miss Out! Learn about Institute for Adult Learning, become a member, meet your instructors, register for classes, and socialize with friends. Favorite beverages and hors d'oeuvres are on us!

The Institute for Adult Learning follows up-to-date CDC and local COVID-19 guidelines.

The Institute for Adult Learning follows the QAC's inclement weather closures.


Become a Member

$90 per semester per person

Membership is open to all adults who are interested in the Institute for Adult Learning classes and social activities.

As a member, you may register for as many classes as you choose, space permitting, and attend all social events.

Please designate your $90 membership (non-refundable) to

 MSCF IAL-Membership Fund.


Support Us

Institute for Adult Learning is a community-based volunteer organization whose members share a love of learning and a desire for sociability. Your donation, along with membership fees and grants, support our business expenses and rental fees, as well as honoraria for our instructors. 

Please designate your contribution to

 MSCF IAL-Donation Fund.

Institute for Adult Learning Fund is a component fund of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, a public 501(c)(3) charity.  Contributions to the Fund support IAL and are fully tax-deductible as allowable by law.


The Institute for Adult Learning is grateful to
Mid-Shore Community Foundation
for their generous contribution and support of our mission.


Get In Touch

IAL welcomes your proposals for new courses, your participation as an instructor, and your contribution on committees such as curriculum, social events and marketing.

Classroom Address:

Kennard African American Cultural Heritage Center (KAACHC)

410 Little Kidwell Avenue, Centreville, MD 21617

Business Address:

Institute for Adult Learning

c/o Mid-Shore Community Foundation

102 East Dover Street, Easton, MD 21601

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Our Council Members

Paula Wolflin


Alicia Siegrist


Teddy Griffin


Steve Quigley


Cindy Bogner


Bob Brandenburger


Janet Crutchley


Elaine Friedman


Robin Klinefelter


Linda Nicholson


Mary Niell


Karen Ritchey


Peggy Robertson