Check out this upcoming conference in April! Their conference schedule will be posted mid-February.
The Saint Louis University Prison Program will host the Third Annual National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (April 26-28, 2013); the central focus of the conference is “Building and Sustaining Programs”. This recently established annual conference is an occasion for college-in-prison program leaders scattered across the United States to meet and strategize with the intent of promoting and implementing higher education curricula in prisons across the country. The conference brings together academics and activists from across the country to meet and strategize about how to sustain and increase higher education experiences (for-credit and non-credit) in correctional facilities in the United States. Conference panels will include discussion of: pedagogy, post-release/reentry issues, fund-raising challenges, and the various models of education programs around the country.