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					                                       Adult Basic Education Program (ABE)
Overview                                                                                                  County
Description:   The ABE Program provides basic and secondary education to individuals                      Waukesha
               incarcerated in the Waukesha County Jail, who are motivated to further their               Agency
               learning. Teaching staff are provided by Waukesha County Technical College and
                                                                                                          Waukesha County Technical College
               meet with incarcerated individuals in a small classroom setting within the jail.
               Teaching staff provide two daily sessions, four days each week. In addition to basic       Contact
               and secondary education, other self-improvement support services are provided to           Barbara Nordberg, Assoc. Dean of
               assist incarcerated individuals' transition from the jail setting with improved academic   Basic Ed
               skill and employability.
                                                                                                          Address
Started:                                                                                                  325 E. Broadway
Capacity:      12                                                                                         City
                                                                                                          Waukesha
Goals:         The goal of this program is to provide basic and secondary education to incarcerated
               individuals.                                                                               State
                                                                                                          WI
Incentives:
                                                                                                          Zip
Sanctions:
                                                                                                          53186
                                                                                                          Phone
Clients
                                                                                                          (262)685-6520
Age Group:     Adult                               Min Age:         18             Max Age:
                                                                                                          Fax
Population:                                        Behavior(s):                                           (262)521-5164
                                                                                                          Email
Placement                                                                                                 bnordberg@wctc.edu
Referral(s):   Defendant                           Decision Pts:                                          Website

Requirements
Eligible:                                          Ineligible:

Eligibility:   - The client must be self motivated.

Services
               1. GED




                                                          Last Updated:10/1/2008

				
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