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Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Hosts Career Pathways Podcast

Posted on 06/19/2017

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Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections John E. Wetzel External link opens in new window or tab recently hosted the podcast External link opens in new window or tab “Bustin' Walls.” Produced by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC), the podcast “breaks through the walls and fences of … state facilities to provide listeners with a real look inside the field of corrections with one of the top DOCs in the nation.” This episode featured an interview with DOC's career pathways program manager Dorenda Hamarlund, where she highlighted her work to implement a career pathways framework in the state’s prisons. The program is part of a three-year, $1 million Improved Reentry Education grant that the DOC received from the U.S. Department of Education. Providers of reentry education services are encouraged to visit DOC’s website External link opens in new window or tab to learn more about its work, and to stay current with the information it provides through blogs and podcasts.

Source: OCTAE Connection External link opens in new window or tab, Issue 528, May 25, 2017