Veronica Madden, Acting Director

PO Box 71

Framingham, MA 01704

Phone: (508) 935-0901

The mission of the Division of Inmate Training and Education is to provide comprehensive academic and occupational programs and services that will assist incarcerated adults in becoming more productive citizens upon release. To this end, emphasis is placed upon competency, development of basis literacy skills, and an appreciation of the work ethic. Responsibilities of the Division include teaching academic and vocational programs, providing educational counseling services, assessing each inmate at reception and classification by the Test of Adult Basic Education, and administering the General Educational Development exam.

Academic programs taught are adult basic education, literacy development, pre- G.E.D., G.E.D. preparation, special education and English as a Second Language. There are a variety of vocational education courses taught including: building trades; computer skills; automotive repair; auto body repair; barbering; culinary arts; welding; H.V.A.C.; and small engine repair.