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Fairbanks Correctional Center Education Programs

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Includes basic academic instruction in reading, writing, and computational skills below the ninth-grade level

Secondary education in the form of instruction leading to a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

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

Basic computer instruction integrated as needed

Certification in the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Job search, resumes, cover letters, interviews, attitudes, job challenges, and WorkKeys tests administered. Courses based on the competencies and foundation skills in the SCANS Report (Federal recommendation of workplace skills) and the National Career Development Guidelines

Mavis Beacon - typing accuracy, speed, and dictation

Vocational training media for essentially residential construction

Distance Education Classes, UAF

ASSET testing proctored at FCC scored at UAF with score-based class recommendations by UAF

Media based Math refresher classes

As needed when high school students are incarcerated; coordinated with high school instructors/counselors