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: V225A40132
Project Director: Dr. Bruce Payette
Awardee: Nacogdoches Law Enforcement Center
Street Address: 2306 Douglas Road
City, State, Zip: Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Telephone: (409) 560-7760
Fax: (409) 560-7808
Funds By Fiscal Year: Federal: FY 1993 $236,787
Other Federal: $
Non-Federal: FY 1993$
Total Funds: $236,787
Federal Funds - 100% of total funds
Award Period: December 1, 1993 - November 30, 1996
Federal Project Officer: Carolyn Fuqua, Office of Correctional Ed, (202) 205-5621
Objective: To reduce recidivism and increase life skills through social service, business, and education alliances.
Procedures: Assessment; computer-based literacy instruction; physical challenge program; cognitive restructuring; alcohol and substance abuse prevention; employer contact; follow up after employment.
Outcomes/Results/Products: Reduced recidivism and increased life skills, literacy, and rates of employment.
Educational Level (s): Adults (male and female)
Target Population (s): Incarcerated adults
Estimated Number of Trainees: 50 - 100 per year
Partner (s): Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office, Nacogdoches Community Coalition, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of East Texas, Deep East Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services, local businesses and education institutions and agencies.