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Correctional Education

Digital Equity Podcast: Exploring This Modern Civil Right

Did you know that an estimated 1 in 4 Americans - or 62 million – do not have access to the internet in their homes?  12 million of these individuals live in rural areas, and the other 50 million in cities.  How does this fact impact your adult learners?

COABE Journal: Prison Literacy and Pathways to Success

The March 2019 edition of the COABE Journal focuses on Prison Literacy.  The article, PATHWAY TO SUCCESS: CREATING INDIVIDUALIZED CAREER PATHWAYS FOR INMATES AND REENTRANTS.  

Funding Application for Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-based Adult Reentry Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking grant applications from community- and faith-based organizations and Native American tribes interested in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities after incarceration. In particular, it is seeking reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, law enforcement, and other reentry service providers.

Workforce GPS: Developing Apprenticeship Opportunities in Prisons

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Online webinar

Reentry begins the first day of incarceration.  Practices and programs for inmates can be implemented to prepare a path for success upon returning to one's community. Learn how to engage employers and design apprenticeship programs for inmates prior to release from prison.  Explore lessons learned from successful pre-release apprenticeship programs and professionals in the field of apprenticeship.

NRRC: Sectoral Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records

  • Date: 
    Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Online webinar

The National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, presents Engaging Employers–A Sectoral Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records

Workforce GPS: Decreasing Recidivism through Vocational Training and Education Programs

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 68% of prisoners released in 2005 returned to prison within three years of release, and 77% were arrested within five years of release. The Workforce Systems Strategies (WSS) resources below provide data analyses, literature reviews, and other tools through which practitioners, researchers, and stakeholders can improve or create effective programs that support individuals as they transition from prison to the community, such as providing employment services pre-release.

Second Chance Fellow at the U.S. Department of Justice Releases Video on Pathways from Prison to Work

LINCS Community Member, John P. Linton shared this message and video with the Correctional Education group, but I think it would be of interest to many here as well.

Collaborating with Correctional Education on Understanding the Value of Non-degree Credentials

Brooke Istas, the moderator for the Correctional Education community, recently posted the report, "

Educational Technology in Corrections

A new video highlighting the importance of educational technology in corrections has been posted on the LINCS YouTube channel. It references a report, Educational Technology in Corrections 2015, RTI International developed for OCTAE examining the current use of advanced technologies in corrections.

Share Your Thoughts: LINCS Reentry Ed Model Event Continues This Week!

Event Title: Reentry Education Model Implementation Study: Findings and Lessons Learned

Event Type: Online Discussion


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