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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 : New(?) Computer-based Resources 6 Oct 16, 2019
Discussion : Bridge Programs in Corrections Education Oct 5, 2019
Bulletin : New Handbook on Adult Literacy Sep 28, 2019
Discussion : What Re-Entry Services Can Do to Strengthen the Basic Skills of Former Inmates Sep 19, 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
Discussion : ICYMI: July Reflections Aug 3, 2019
Bulletin : Financial empowerment toolkit, training and technical assistance opportunity for reentry from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (consumerfinance.gov)- Letters of Interest due September 6, 2019 Jul 31, 2019
Discussion : Does research evidence affect policy and practice? 32 Jul 31, 2019
Document : Workforce Needs of Justice-Involved Individuals-July 17, 2019 2 Jul 24, 2019
Discussion : Questions about workforce development for justice-involved individuals 3 Jul 17, 2019
Discussion : ICYMI: June Reflections Jul 6, 2019
Discussion : Culturally Proficient Teachers in the Corrections Classroom. Jun 25, 2019
Discussion : Solving the projected shortfall in the number of American workers available to fill jobs that require a postsecondary degree or credential. Jun 15, 2019
Discussion : "Technology Is Helping Prison Education Programs Scale. What’s the Catch?" 1 Jun 11, 2019
Discussion : Getting talent back to work. Jun 5, 2019
Discussion : ICYMI: May Reflections and Looking Toward June 2019 Jun 1, 2019
Discussion : Introduction 11 May 31, 2019
Discussion : New Can-Do Guides from Open Door Collective May 29, 2019

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