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Variety Downloads

Assisting Struggling Readers and Writers
Part 1 (3.1mb Powerpoint doc)
Part 2 (6.4mb Powerpoint doc)
Part 3 (10.8mb Powerpoint doc)
Kathy Houghton - 2014 NMAEA Conference

Cocktailing in the Classroom (45kb Word doc)
John Kongsvik - 2009 NMAEA Conference

Conversation Circles (41kb Word doc)
John Kongsvik - 2009 NMAEA Conference

Language Shells (37kb Word doc)
John Kongsvik - 2009 NMAEA Conference

Developing Human Capital in the Age of WIOA (9.8mb pdf)
Mitch Rosin, Aztec Software - 2016

Technology in the Adult Education Classroom (21.4mb pdf)
Mitch Rosin, Aztec Software - 2016

Student Generated Materials (37kb Word doc)
John Kongsvik - 2009 NMAEA Conference

Playing Nice in the Sandbox (201kb Word doc)
Kim Ratz - 2009 NMAEA Conference

Tons of Tips for Thrivers (299kb pdf)
Kim Ratz - 2009 Annual Conference


Correctional Education: Assessing the Status of Prison Programs and Information Needs (275kb pdf)
MPR Associates; U.S. Dept. of Education, 2004.
Drawing on existing federal data sources, this report presents indicators on the scale and effectiveness of correctional education programs offered in federal and state prisons. Documenting trends in inmate access to instructional programs, the characteristics of participants and the outcomes of program participants, each indicator is intended to provide readers with an understanding of the status of correctional education programs today and the context in which they are evolving.

Literacy Behind Prison Walls: Profiles of the Prison Population from the National Adult Literacy Survey (1.2mb pdf)
National Center for Education Statistics, 1994.
This is one in a series of reports that look at the results of the National Adult Literacy Survey. Provides an in-depth look at the literacy skills of prisoners incarcerated in state and federal prisons.
Link to Executive Summary.

The Power of Work: The Center for Employment Opportunities Comprehensive Prisoner Reentry Program (463kb pdf)
Discusses the link between unemployment and recidivism. the four phases of the CEO reentry program; with case studies to illustrate early examples of how CEO's model is being replicated and adapted.
Link to online summary of the document.

Reentry Partnerships: a Guide for States & Faith-Based and Community Organizations (758kb pdf)
For state government officials and representatives of faith-based and community organizations who want to create and sustain collaborative efforts to reduce recidivism and to help people returning to the community from prisons or jails lead productive and law-abiding lives.

Corrections Education
The September 2005 issue of NCSALL's Focus on Basics.