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Transition Process Tool

Reentry Education Student Flow Chart

This flow chart is designed to help reentry education providers implement the transitions component of the Reentry Education Framework. It illustrates critical steps on the education path of students in the corrections system, including having their knowledge and skills assessed; developing an education and career plan; enrolling in an education program; persisting and earning a credential; obtaining long-term employment; and transitioning out of court supervision. Along the path, students also should develop appropriate workforce skills and solicit support as they navigate potential stop-outs.

Reentry Education Student Flow Chart

The Reentry Education student flow chart is designed to help reentry education providers implementing the transitions component of the Reentry Education Framework. It illustrates critical steps on the education path of students in the corrections system through a series of rectangles and arrows. This diagram begins with an individual that is incarcerated or placed under community supervision. They then move to the next rectangle which is having their knowledge and skills assessed. After this they move to the next rectangle which is to engage in creating an education and career plan. They then enroll in an education program. From the education program, they can move down through two different subpaths to develop appropriate workforce skills.

The first sub-path is to a facility-based education where they obtain a facility-based job or apprenticeship to develop employability skills. After this, they prepare for release and then are released.

The alternative sub-path is moving into community-based education where they obtain employment or apprenticeship aligned with career goals.

Returning back to the main path, the individual then moves on to persist in a program and earn credentials. From this step, there are potential stop-outs such as: facility transfer, correctional status change, release, employment, and competing responsibilities. When avoiding the potential stop-outs, they continue on the Education and Career Path and ultimately reach the final goal which is to obtain long-term employment with a living wage and transition out of court supervision.

Obtain Facility-Based Job or Apprenticeship to Develop Employability Skills Prepare for Release Facility-Based Education Obtain Employment or Apprenticeship Aligned with Career Goals Community-Based Education RELEASE Obtain Long-Term Employment with Living WageTransition Out of Court Supervision • Facility Transfer• Correctional Status Change• Release Potential Stop-Outs • Employment• Competing Responsibilities Enrolled in Education Program Incarcerated or Placed Under Community Supervision Engaged in Creating Education and Career Plan Assessed for Knowledge and Skills Persist in a Program and Earn Credential(s) Continue on Education and Career Path