Education Programs

Program Description
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Adult Basic Education (ABE) Includes basic academic instruction in reading, writing, and computational skills below the ninth-grade level.
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Secondary education in the form of instruction leading to a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Parenting InsideOut Dad is a program for incarcerated fathers that includes 12 one-hour core sessions and 26 one-hour optional sessions. The format allows a program to vary from very basic to very advanced depending on the need of the fathers. It can be implemented in a group or in a one-on-one setting.
Mavis Beacon Typing A computer typing program that improves both typing speed and accuracy
Drivers Education Prepares the students to take the written part of the Alaska Drivers Test. The students are able to take the official written test while at AMCC.
Professor Teaches Office Prepares the students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Test.
NCCER Carpentry Core Curriculum or Level 1 Carpentry
Medic First Aid Basic first aid / CPR with AED training
AMSEA Marine Survival and Drill
Conductor Training
Trains the students to be emergency drill conductors on commercial fishing boats. Certified drill conductors are required by USCG.
Monitor Heater Maintenance &
The student will learn how to disassemble, clean, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and reassemble a Monitor heater.
Small Business Basics This was one of the programs CLN broadcast that consists of twelve tapes and the accompanying worksheets. This class gives the inmates an alternative to finding and maintaining a job.
Memories to Memoirs A class to learn writing skills by writing your life stories or family life stories. This is a creative way to help reluctant students prepare for their GED essay and helps build personal and family self esteem.
Commercial Driver License Prepares the students to take the written portion of the Class A or B commercial license test. They will be able to take the official State of Alaska written test here at AMCC.
Pre-Release Class Involves different community agencies. Prepares inmate to prepare for release: job assistance, financial assistance, vocational training, transitional training.