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U.S. Department of Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)

Division of National Programs (DNP)

PROGRAM TITLE: Life Skills for State and Local Prisoners

PROJECT TITLE: Life Skills for State and Local Prisoners

AWARD NUMBER: V225A40010

PROJECT DIRECTOR: Richard Anderson

AWARDEE: Florida Community College at Jacksonville

STREET ADDRESS: 101 West State Street

CITY, STATE, ZIP: Jacksonville, Florida 32202

TELEPHONE: (904) 633-8403

FAX: (904) 381-3645

FUNDS BY FISCAL YEAR: Federal: FY 1993 $78,275

Other Federal: $

Non-Federal: $

Total Funds: $78,275

Federal Funds - 100% of total funds

AWARD PERIOD: January 1, 1994 - October 31, 1996

FEDERAL PROJECT OFFICER: Office of Correctional Ed (202) 205-5621

OBJECTIVES: To provide academic and vocational assessment and subsequent training to increase the opportunity for inmates to successfully reintegrate into society.

PROCEDURES: Standardized assessments will ensure correct academic and vocational placement. Ninety female offenders will be enrolled in a comprehensive academic literacy and life management skill program. An Individual Development Plan will ensure offenders are placed in the appropriate instructional program; i.e., ABE or GED.

OUTCOMES/RESULTS/PRODUCTS: Reduced recidivism among inmates who participate in this program.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL (S): Adult

TARGET POPULATION (S): Incarcerated adults

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF TRAINEES: 90 per year

PARTNER (S): Jacksonville Corrections State of Florida Fourth Judicial Circuit



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