ERIC Number: EJ866041
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
LifeTech Institute: Leading Change through Transitional Centers
Johnson, John A.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v33 n11 p942-944 2009
Through partnerships with four other state agencies, the LifeTech Institute was designed to provide life skills and technical workforce skills to male parolees. The purpose was to alleviate prison overcrowding, reduce recidivism rates, and prepare a trained workforce to supplement the demanding workforce needs of the state's construction industry. Results have been astounding.
Descriptors: Construction Industry, Education Work Relationship, State Agencies, Partnerships in Education, Labor Needs, Correctional Rehabilitation, Correctional Education, Labor Force Development, State Programs, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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