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SPECIAL DISCUSSION -- Opportunities for Implementing Technology in Secure Classrooms

Hello Members,

I am thrilled to welcome you to the special LINCS discussion around Opportunities for Implementing Technology in Secure Classrooms.  Our esteemed guest contributors for this discussion are: Dr. John Linton, Ms. Michelle Tolbert and Mr. Brian Walsh (please see their extended bios below).  

"Incarcerated in Iowa" Symposium Scheduled for September 6th

Hello All,
 
A colleague of mine here in Iowa City has been working diligently to organize a regional symposium addressing issues of our incarcerated population.  

Colorado DOC -- Librarian Vacancy

Do you want a job that challenges you to use your energy and talents creatively, ethically, and enthusiastically? A job in which you make a meaningful contribution every day in the lives of others? A job that can launch or enhance a great career in librarianship?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we want YOU! A correctional library may be the perfect place for you!

[Attention]: Next Monday Starts Correctional Education and Technology Discussions!

Greetings Community Members!

Next Monday, at 11:00 a.m. EDT we partner with Correctional Education group moderator Heather Erwin as well as special guests John Linton (ED), Michelle Tolbert (RTI International), and Brian Walsh (Peninsula College). Please be sure to check out their bios below.

Special Discussion: Opportunities for Implementing New Technology Solutions within Secure Classrooms July 28 – August 8

Hi all,

The LINCS Community is pleased to announce a new special discussion. This month, the Correctional Education group will host Opportunities for Implementing New Technology Solutions within Secure Classrooms.

More Than $100 Million Pledged for My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Hello Members,

Given the disproportionate representation of people of color in correctional and adult education classrooms, the announcement below has direct implications on our work.  Many of the foundations and employers listed as partners in this initiative can provide employment and other opportunities for our adult education students as they prepare to advance in or re-enter the workforce.  This is an amazing development!

Announcement:

CEA Virtual Platform and Tablets

Hello Members,
 
The announcement below from Steve Steurer, the Executive Director of Correctional Education Association (CEA), went out to CEA members last week and is an exciting new development in the advancement of the potential applications of technology in secure classroom settings.  I left Steve's contact information at the bottom of the message intact and the CEA website is www.ceanational.org.  Please feel free to reach out with questions, and to post questions, comment and/or concerns here.
 

[Special Discussion]: Join Us in 2 Weeks!

The LINCS Community is pleased to announce a new special discussion. This month, the Correctional Education group will host Opportunities for Implementing New Technology Solutions within Secure Classrooms.

White House Champions of Change Event Today -- Watch the Livestream!

White House Event on Monday: on June 30 the White House will host a day-long event focused on improving employment outcomes for individuals with a criminal record. The event will include a "Champions of Change" program honoring individuals around the country who are doing extraordinary work to facilitate employment opportunities for individuals formerly involved with the justice system.

The New Reentry Council Reentry Mythbusters

The new Reentry MythBusters from the Reentry Council are here!  Please take a moment to look them over and share your thoughts with the group.

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