ERIC Number: ED272697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: 0
National Forum on Building Relationships for Educational Excellence in Corrections Proceedings (Crystal City, Virginia, October 22-23, 1984).
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This document contains the proceedings of an annual conference of corrections officials who gathered in order to build relationships for improving correctional education. Papers in the document include the following: (1) opening general session remarks and conference goals by John K. Wu, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, and Duane Nielsen, Deputy Director, Division of Innovation and Development, U.S. Department of Education; (2) panel summaries--"Department of Education Resources and Practices in Correctional Education" moderated by Allen Wilson, Acting Deputy Director, National Institute of Education, U.S. Department of Education; "Correctional Education Practices and Program Issues," moderated by Dianne Carter, Corrections Education Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Education; and "The Role of Professional Organizations in Support of Correctional Education: Current Practices and Visions for the Future," moderated by Osa Coffey, Executive Director, Correctional Education Association; (3) an address by Robert M. Worthington, Assistant Secretary, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, "Building Partnerships for Educational Excellence in Corrections"; (4) summaries of working sessions; (5) working session forms and documents; (6) conference evaluation; (7) list of participants; and (8) state directors' reports. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Criminals, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Professional Associations, Program Improvement, Rehabilitation Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: Assistance provided by the Correctional Education Association.