Program Website: https://issuu.com/cccu/docs/15_falladvance_web_5d61febb162eff/24
Contacts: John Teevan, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, Roger Krynock, Coordinator, email@example.com, Brian Ramsey, Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tami Green, Secretary, email@example.com
Program Description: The Prison Extension Program is part of the institution’s School of Adult and Community Education and operates as a contractor with the State of Indiana’s Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide post-secondary education to qualifying incarcerated people.
Instructors in the Prison Extension Program are employed by Grace College and Theological Seminary. The courses offered in the Prison Extension Program are designed by the faculty of Grace College and Theological Seminary and taught to Grace College students who will receive a Grace College degree.
Degrees Offered: Associate of Science; Bachelor of Science
Programs Offered: The following degrees are offered as approved by the DOC:
1. Associate of Science Degree in Biblical Studies: Grace Core, Biblical Studies courses, and electives
2. Associate of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership: Biblical Studies degree with changes that orient it more toward business leadership to prepare for the B.S. in Organizational Management degree.
3. Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management: Builds on the Associate of Science degree in either Biblical Studies or Organizational Leadership. Courses in business administration, communication, behavioral science, the business seminar, and electives are required
Unique Features: Indiana had 2,500 of 29,000 prisoners enrolled in college until the state ended the program in 2011.
Headquarters: Winona Lake, IN
Correctional Facilities Served: 4 approved correctional facilities within Indiana’s Department of Correction: Indiana State Prison, Miami Correctional Facility, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, and Pendleton Correctional Facility
Population Served: Incarcerated maximum-security individuals within the Indiana Department of Correction
Number of Students: 354 in the 2010-11 school year
Graduates to Date: 935
Year Founded: 1986
Founders: Grace College faculty
College/University/Organization Partnerships: Grace College
Funding: State Student Aid funded the program until that ended in 2011. The entire state college education program ended at that time.