Event Details

How can prisons, educational institutions, community-based organizations and government agencies expand the use of technology and digital tools by incarcerated students within America's prisons?

Join an expert group of educators, technologists, formerly incarcerated individuals, and researchers as we take a deep dive into innovative and low-cost solutions to the problem of technology in prisons.

You will learn:

  • How the current state of technology in Correctional Education is rapidly advancing

  • How instructional technology is transforming teaching and learning in correctional schools and college programs

  • How open educational resources is opening the world of information and communication to prisoners at little to no cost

  • How advanced technology is used to improve the employment potential of returning citizens

  • How technology provides a vital support to successful reentry and transition

  • How Federal WIOA, Perkins and Second Chance funding combined with state and local allocations make all these things possible

Please note: Pre-registration by Noon EST February 25 is required for all non-congressional staff.

Directions: Room SVC 201-00 is located on the Senate side of the Capitol Visitor Center. You may enter on the north side, below the East Plaza of the Capitol between Constitution and Independence Avenues (across the street from the Supreme Court). The closest metro stop is Capitol South (orange or blue line).

Please allow adequate time to clear through the security check. On the lower level, visitors will need to show a picture ID at the Senate appointment desk before proceeding to the Senate rooms. No personal food or beverages are allowed. Food and beverage is available for purchase at the Capitol Visitor's Center cafeteria.

Sponsored by CURE National

Co-Sponsored by the American Correctional Association, the Association of State Correctional Administrators, the Mid-Atlantic States Correctional Association, the Reentry Working Group of the Justice Rountable, and World Possible.