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Correctional and Reentry Education


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Welcome to the LINCS Correctional Education Group.

The group is a community of practice for corrections educators who work in prisons, jails, and juvenile settings to explore issues related to teaching incarcerated adults, including research and evidence-based practices, policies, and related resources.

Topics discussed include:

  • Educational interventions that help incarcerated adults obtain the skills needed to get and keep a job, acquire a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Transition to postsecondary education or training
  • Evidence-based practices that reduce recidivism, facilitate reentry, and improve public safety
  • Serving individuals with barriers to employment including individuals who are ex-offenders
  • Other issues related to teaching incarcerated adults and juveniles, including research and evidence-based practices, policies, and related resources

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : Seeking an expert on working with students with autism Jan 26, 2020
Discussion : Young Adult Literture about Incarceration Jan 9, 2020
Discussion : ICYMI: December in Review Jan 9, 2020
Discussion : Algebra Math Puzzle for the Christmas Season 7 Dec 23, 2019
Discussion : What Re-Entry Services Can Do to Strengthen the Basic Skills of Former Inmates 16 Dec 17, 2019
Discussion : ICYMI: November in Review Dec 5, 2019
Discussion : research brief on incarcerated fathers╩╝ experiences in the Read to Your Child/Grandchild Program 6 Dec 3, 2019
Discussion : New(?) Computer-based Resources 8 Dec 3, 2019
Discussion : Creating Systemwide Change to Promote Recidivism-Reduction & Employment Readiness (A resource from NRRC) Nov 24, 2019
Discussion : ICYMI: September in Review Nov 18, 2019
Discussion : November's LINCS Monthly Tips: How to Add Images to a Post Nov 15, 2019
Discussion : What does professional development look like in today's technology rich environment? Nov 13, 2019
Discussion : Digital Equity Podcast: Exploring This Modern Civil Right Q&A 36 Nov 11, 2019
Discussion : Are there benefits to transparent instruction? Nov 9, 2019
Discussion : Bridge Programs in Corrections Education 1 Nov 7, 2019
Bulletin : Digital Equity Podcast: Exploring This Modern Civil Right Oct 25, 2019
Bulletin : New Handbook on Adult Literacy Sep 28, 2019
Discussion : Program created resources for reentry Sep 5, 2019
Discussion : LINCS Monthly Tips: September Sep 3, 2019
Discussion : ICYMI: August in Review Sep 1, 2019
Discussion : Curriculum for Spanish Speakers for Adult Basic Ed or Heritage Speakers 4 Aug 30, 2019
Discussion : Adults with Behavioral Health Needs Aug 28, 2019
Discussion : Moving students beyond their HSE outside of corrections. Aug 13, 2019
Bulletin : Summary of the LINCS Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 4 Aug 10, 2019
Discussion : LINCS Monthly Tips: How to Become a Power User 2 Aug 8, 2019

Most Active

The most active items from the past 15 days.