Correctional Educational Association Conference
Submitted by Sean Addie on April 10, 2017 - 6:57am
For anyone attending the Correctional Education Association International Forum in Cleveland Ohio from April 9-11, the U.S Department of Education will be participating in two panel discussions.
Expanding Access to Post-secondary Education for People in Prison and Planning for Better Reentry- Monday April 10th from 1:45-3:00pm
This panel will feature the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative by highlighting Minnesota and Washington and their college in prison successes and innovative reentry programs. National context will be provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Correctional Education.
Implementing WIOA in Correctional Settings- Tuesday April 11th from 8:00-9:15am
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act was signed into law in July 2014. This Act includes the federal adult education program and includes new provisions and requirements pertaining to federal funding for adult education in correctional institutions. This workshop will include information on these provisions and provide information on how they are being implemented in some States.
Come on out and say hello and ask questions if you have them.