About Correctional Education. Correctional education is a fundamental component of rehabilitative programming offered in juvenile justice confinement facilities, most American prisons, and many jails and detention centers. Correctional populations are over-represented with individuals having below average levels of educational attainment. This publication introduces a correctional education reentry model, developed by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education of the U.S. Department of Education. The model aligns education services in correctional institutions and the community, establishes strong program infrastructure, and integrates education into the corrections system.
Similarly, ACA publishes standards for correctional programs that impact multiple facilities such as correctional industries (manufacturing programs), food service, electronic monitoring, therapeutic communities, and central office administration. Education (CTE) Simulated Workplace Model in adult education classrooms. Adult education programs in state prisons/correctional facilities were restructured to include business simulation representing a workplace environment. The Simulated Workplace Adult Education classroom is a prerequisite for CTE centers within correctional facilities.
Correctional Education is housed within the Maryland Department of Labor as part of the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. Correctional Education (CE) provides educational opportunities to over 9,000 inmates with services offered at each Division of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) State institution, the. A two-page brief outlining the contents of the Correctional Education Guidance Package and quick statistics on the importance of providing education services to youth in confinement. English [PDF, 823K] | En español [PDF, 841K] Fact Sheet on Federal Student Aid Eligibility for Students Confined in Adult Correctional or Juvenile Justice Facilities.