GED/Adult Literacy Program
Inmates who cannot read, write or perform simple math computations are identified for the Literacy Program.
Pre-General and General Educational Development Preparatory Programs are geared specifically toward an inmates’ diagnostic levels for Writing, Social Studies, Natural Sciences, Interpreting Literature Arts, and Math.
Additionally, in a partnership with the Norfolk Public Schools and in accordance with the Individuals Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), educational services are provided to inmates ages 13-22 with a history of special education.
The program provides services in the areas of GED skills, basic academics, remedial reading, and social skills. A variety of teaching techniques and expertise are implemented to ensure the learning of inmates who exhibit a variety of disabilities and learning modalities are met.