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Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women

Listing Last Update: February 20, 2017

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Program Overview

The education/vocational programs provide opportunities for offenders to improve their knowledge and skills, and special activities provide productive and diverse opportunities. Educational Vocational programs include:

Basic Adult Literacy
A reading/writing program designed to teach non-readers through intermediate readers reading skills, and life skills through reading, writing, and mathematical exercises. Offenders whose test scores indicate 1.0 to 4.9 grade level are enrolled in this class.
Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Developmental Studies
ABE/Developmental Studies is a class that provides instruction in the basics of Reading, English, and Math. This program offers those offenders basic upgrades to prepare them for a variety of vocational occupations and classes offered through Baton Rouge Community College – LCIW campus. This class uses some computer instruction, as well as individual personal instruction to teach these skills. This class is open to offenders who test at or above the 5.0 grade level.
High School Equivalency (HSE)
HSE is a class that enhances instruction in Reading, English, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Offenders with test scores 5.0 and above are enrolled in this program. Students participating in this program work towards achieving their high school equivalency diploma.

Hours of operation: 7:00 - 3:30

Program Status:
Active