The Transitional Education Program is a comprehensive collaborative that enables adult offenders, which will be released from correctional facilities, to successfully return to their communites and families. The TEP model focuses on the use of technology to educate male and female offenders in pro-social skills and transition into the community.
Transition Education Program is a comprehensive collaborative that enables incarcerated adults, which will be released from correctional facilities, to successfully return to their communities and families.
TEP incorporates the use of assisted videoconferencing, computer-based instruction, and site facilitation to provide job and life skills curricula coupled with post-release case management services.
The program offers instruction in career exploration, job searching strategies, job applications, resume writing, interviewing, work etiquette, budgeting, and goal setting.
Population to be Served:
Open to all adult inmates who are at least 180 days to release regardless of age, education, economic, and/or physical disadvantages.
Basic Program Operation:
Provides classroom instruction via video conferencing, on-site facilitation, lesson modules, and computer instruction.
Develops knowledge in pro-social, employment and technology skills.
Lifelong Learning Concepts:
Students develop measurable gains in one or more life skill domains, secure employment and make a crime-free return into his/her community.