Western Technical College Re-Entry Services

Western Technical College Re-Entry Services

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Western Technical College is an educational institution that offers reentry services to people exiting correctional institutions. Through their Project Proven program, the Learner Support and Transition Division provides adult education, basic literacy, and GED services to individuals in area detention centers. Learner Support works closely with local law enforcement officials and agencies to provide instruction and services to formerly incarcerated individuals to help increase the likelihood of a successful transition from jail into the community. The focus is on assisting participants to complete the GED/HSED and enroll in college or certification programming, gain or improve upon skills to assist in obtaining employment such as filling out applications, interviewing, resume development, job search, and networking, help maintain a job such as interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, customer service, etc., identify community resources that may be useful, budgeting and financial management and basic computer skills training. Returning citizens can also join the reentry groups on campus, focusing on job skills, recreation and technical trades. These groups are run by the Project Proven team and are free to attend. For further information, please contact the Western Technical College direcly.
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