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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 : Tablets and Corrections Mar 14, 2019
Discussion : Welcome to the LINCS Panel Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 47 Mar 11, 2019
Discussion : What Does PIAAC Tell Us About Incarcerated Adults’ Skills and Participation in Education? 8 Mar 9, 2019
Discussion : ONLINE COURSE: The Dos and Don'ts About Educating Adults in a Correctional Setting Mar 7, 2019
Bulletin : March 7-8: LINCS Panel Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 5 Mar 6, 2019
Discussion : Bringing technology into facilities 1 Feb 11, 2019
Discussion : Mentoring as a component for reentry Feb 6, 2019
Bulletin : Interested in becoming a LINCS reviewer? Jan 30, 2019
Discussion : How do you use your libraries? Jan 19, 2019
Discussion : Advice on drafting curriculum to align with CCRS and TABE 11/12 5 Jan 14, 2019
Discussion : Gender-Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders 4 Jan 14, 2019
Discussion : Instead of a school to prison pipeline, can there be a prison to college pipeline? 2 Jan 8, 2019
Discussion : Are we at a point of fatigue? And what is compassion fatigue? 2 Dec 21, 2018
Discussion : PBS Newshour Clip: In Baltimore, more employers hiring formerly incarcerated people 1 Dec 10, 2018
Bulletin : Webinar: Enhancing Program Success and Sustainability for Women in the Justice System–Targeting System Change Strategies: Thursday Dec 13 Dec 9, 2018
Discussion : scholarship for Ph.D. Program in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education at Penn State Nov 26, 2018
Discussion : Reentry Framework: What's working? Nov 15, 2018
Discussion : Reentry Toolkit Nov 7, 2018
Discussion : Can an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? Powerful Essay from Reginald Dwayne Betts Nov 1, 2018
Discussion : The State of Corrections Education: Oct 29, 2018
Discussion : National Study reveals most important factor(s) in whether or not children in America will rise out of poverty 2 Oct 4, 2018
Discussion : Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection reentry financial education training and technical assistance opportunity - Letters of Interest due October 26 1 Oct 3, 2018
Discussion : Can We Use the Opportunity Atlas to Better Understand Adult Learners? Oct 3, 2018
Discussion : Survey re: Free CCRS Learning Plan Generation Tool Combining Publisher and Free Resources 4 Aug 29, 2018
Discussion : Conference: 73rd Annual Conference & Training Event 1 Aug 28, 2018

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