Second Chance Pell Pilot Program
Business Administration, Certificate Program
Human Services Management, Certificate Program
Carl Robinson Correctional Institution
MacDougall – Walker Correctional Institution
Osborn Correctional Institution
Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution
Eileen Peltier, Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education
Advanced Manufacturing, Certificate Program
Business Administration, Associate’s Degree
Brooklyn Correctional Institution
Alfred Williams, Dean of Academic & Student Affairs
Business Administration, Certificate Program (York)
Marketing, Certificate Program (Radgowski)
Environmental Health and Safety, Certificate Program (Radgowski)
York Correctional Institution
Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center
Marjorie Valentin, Director of Workforce Development
General Studies, Associate’s Degree
Cheshire Correctional Institution
York Correctional Institution
Kristen Inglis, Academic Manager, Center for Prison Education Program, Wesleyan University
Steven Minkler, Director of Academic Affairs at Middlesex CC
Currently focus on education in prison, but is planning to start a class for those reentering in the future.
(860) 297- 2150
Second Chance Pell Grant Privately Funded Colleges and Universities
Inside-Out College Class – Garner Correctional Institution
Individual class provided each fall – York Correctional Institution
Stephen McGuinn, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Linda Meyer, Professor of Law
Individual class provided each spring – York Correctional Institution
Joseph Lea, Visiting Lecturer in Human Rights
Programs include the following: How to succeed in college, life after the GED, adults going to college, 11 Ways to Maximize your Scholarship search, career interest decision-making, rehabilitating yourself from a defaulted student loan, credit card smarts and Incarcerated/formerly incarcerated pre-employment workshop series. Admission application fee waivers, financial aid and academic overviews, FAFSA assistance, assistance in defaulted loan process, scholarship searches, career planning and college referrals and financial literacy planning. Also, award scholarships who are the first in their families to pursue a postsecondary education.
The application process includes: meeting with a EOC Counselor, income verification, completing an application for assistance form that is signed and returned.
10 locations at community colleges in CT. The main office is in Meriden, CT.
Entrepreneurship course for formally incarcerated. 10-week course, once a week for 2.5 hours. Taught in Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury, Hartford, and Enfield.
“Emerge Connecticut, Inc. Is a social enterprise that helps the formerly incarcerated make a successful return to their communities by providing employment services, literacy and numeracy tutoring, counseling, a support system, and other services. EMERGE crewmembers are offered paid, part-time training in construction, landscaping and property management while also engaging an array of unpaid program components designed to promote behavioral change. This combination of on-the-job training program and services has proven successful with New Havens re-reentry population since July of 2011”.
Transitions clinic that provides healthcare education and careers to formerly incarcerated individuals.
Transitions Clinic- New Haven at Yale, Jerry Smart (203) 850-2449
Transitions Clinic- New Haven at Cornell Scott, Monya Harris (203) 850-2449
Transitions Clinic- Bridgeport, Latoya Benton (203) 907-8141
“The challenge of poverty is multidimensional. It encompasses literacy, education, skills training, jobs, housing, transportation, and other factors. MoveUp exists to bring institutions, organizations, and individuals together, to offer adult literacy and skills training and create innovative solutions to poverty in the Greater Hartford area.”
Transcripts and Diplomas, Contact Information for Unified School District #1
Professional Education center in Branford, and Southington CT.
Connecticut Dept. of Public Health – Cosmetology & Licensing
410 Capitol Ave., MS #13PHO
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone Number: 860-509-7603 x6
Fax Number: 860-509-8457
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