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Windham School District Superintendent and Workforce Specialist thank Regional Recruiting Manager of TIC for partnership support.

Windham School District Superintendent Dr. Clint Carpenter (right) and Workforce Specialist Rex Rhone thank Regional Recruiting Manager Brian Robinson of TIC for partnership support.  TIC and other industry employers are helping WSD prepare offenders for post-release employment in skilled positions after their release.  Input from industry partners can help WSD align of courses with employee demands throughout the various regions of Texas. 

Miller, supports Windham efforts with their increasing technology in the welding field which will help our students with welding skills and increase once release

Steve Hidden, Welding Workforce Development Manager of Miller Electric Mfg. Company (left) meets with WSD Superintendent Dr. Clint Carpenter during 2018 Correctional Education Association conference in New Orleans, LA.  Miller,  supports Windham efforts with their increasing technology in the welding field which will help our students with welding skills and increase once release. 

Workforce Solutions Partners with Windham School District

Workforce Solutions Partners with Windham School District - McAllen, TX – Representatives from the Lower Rio Grande Valley Workforce Solutions Board (WFS) and the Windham School District (WSD) met on April 24, 2018 at the WFS Corporate Office to sign a partnership agreement that will lead to the development of a program meant to help offenders rejoin the workforce.

Success Stories

Success Story IconNEW - I now have a good job - "My Windham teachers showed patience, effort, and kindness; they were very helpful"

Success Story IconTo a WSD welding teacher from a former offender student -
"I got a job welding and I had to write and just thank you so much for putting me ahead of the game."

Success Story IconNEW - I began to believe -
"I was a straight-F student, and I didn’t think I could learn anything. I had a teacher who wouldn’t give up".

Success Story Icon NEW - Tools to change my own life - "What can I say about Autobrakes? I guess I need to start by saying it's one of the best classes I have ever taken!"

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WSD in Images

Female offenders in Gatesville, Texas, study to improve their literacy skills during a WSD academic class.
Each day WSD correctional educators pass through prison gates across Texas to work with men and women incarcerated within TDCJ.
Vocational and academic skills are integrated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, such as this Small Engine Repair class in Huntsville, Texas.
WSD’s Business and Image Management & Multimedia (BIMM) class offers students the opportunity to learn viable graphic arts and computer skills, helping them prepare for jobs after release.
An offender at the Polunsky Unit prepares for graduation after earning his GED through the Windham School District.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.

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