ASCCC Formerly Incarcerated Student Regional Meeting (November 2016)

In 2016 the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges hosted two regional meetings on how to effectively support formerly incarcerated students. As California Community Colleges have increased the number of courses offered to inmates, the ASCCC recognized the need for there to be a smooth transition for students released who are interested in continuing or beginning their community college education. The videos contained in the playlist below are from a regional meeting they organized to explain why supporting this student population is so important and share information about how some...

IEPI Inmate Education Workshop

Inmate education is perhaps more important now than ever. As the population of incarcerated people in California increases and evidence accumulates about the effectiveness of prison education programs on recidivism, community colleges are poised to take the lead in educating this unique segment of our state’s population. The workshop resources provided below explore how to effectively develop and implement a high quality face-to-face and distance education program for incarcerated students. The goal of the workshop was for attendees to leave with a practical understanding of the rules and...