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Employability is essential to the success of former offenders. As such, all WSD programs are designed to emphasize the skills that employers demand such as teamwork, decision making, cultural sensitivity/tolerance, and problem solving. Offenders who participate in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs operated by the WSD have the opportunity to earn a CTE certificate of completion and one or more industry recognized occupational certificates or licenses. The skills learned in each course are outlined in the skills section below.

 

Website for Work - Reentry and Integration Division of Texas Department of Criminal JusticeWebsite for Work. Reentry and Integration Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice have a new and exciting "Website for Work".  This website has been designed for employers to be able to search for employees with Windham School District certifications, education, work history and skills.

If you are an interested employer please contact us at (936) 291-5304 or register on the website: https://reentry.tdcj.texas.gov/ 

 

 

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Certifications

Listed below are the industry certifications and licenses earned by students in our programs:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

National Center for Educational Research (NCCER)

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Electronics Technicians Association (ETA)

ServSafe

Cleaning Management Institute (CMI)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 608

Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA) Endorsement

National Appliance Service Technician (NASTeC)

Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association/Equipment & Engine Training Council

Commercial Driver’s License from DPS

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

 

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The WSD would like to hear from employers in order to ensure that our vocational training programs are meeting the demands of today’s workplace. We know your time is valuable. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Click here to take the Windham School District - 2017-2018 Employer Survey

 

Please click here to take our "Pre-Employment Survey on CTE Education/Hiring Experiences" Survey

 

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Success Stories

Success Story IconNEW - I learned a great deal  - "I really enjoyed this class and I learned a great deal. Painting and Decorating is something I always wanted to do and learn."

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 IconNEW - Better future after prison - "It's mind-blowing and inspirational to know that you can have a better future after prison"

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

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Students at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit strengthen writing skills during a literacy class.
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.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.
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.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.

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