Career Tech In Correctional Institutions
Career-technical education programs are offered in youth and adult correctional facilities in Ohio. The corrections agencies – Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, through the Ohio Central School System, and the Ohio Department of Youth Services, through Buckeye United School District – collaborate with the Office of Career-Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education, to receive career-technical support from federal Perkins and state dollars.
During FY2011, adult career-technical programs served 1,385 Career Development students and 4,858 Career Enhancement students. This is in addition to the 395 secondary students served in secondary career-technical programs.
In FY2011, the Buckeye United School District served nearly 2,130 students in 17 programs in five juvenile institutions.
The classes offered include Career-Based Intervention, Healthy Living and Career Search. Education and training programs are in areas such as barbering, computer repair, administrative office technology, masonry, construction technologies, transportation technologies and manufacturing technologies.
Refer the below websites for more information on the agencies involved with youth and adults in the state’s corrections facilities
Last Modified: 5/20/2013 8:40:21 AM