Students

Welcome to the Student Services section of our website. Here you will find information related to three areas:

  •  services and programs available to eligible offenders currently incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice,
  •  information relevant to employers and industry leaders, and
  •  post release information for former students.

 

Services 
    Classes
             Academic
                  Basic Academic Program
                  Special Education Program
                  Title I Program
                  English as a Second Language Program 
                  CHANGES II Program
                  Cognitive Intervention Program
             Vocational
                  Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program
      Recreation Programs
      Counseling, Testing and Records
      Library Services

Employers
      Surveys
      Certifications
      Skills Information
      Submit Job Opportunities
 
Post Release
     Resume Template
     Request Educational Records 
FAQ
Open Records
Calender
 

Success Stories

Success Story IconNEW - I’m so grateful I took welding -
"I’m so grateful I took welding; I’ve come so far in my career because the things I was taught in that program".

Success Story IconNEW - They didn’t give up - "It makes me feel really good to know that these guys aren’t giving up just because they’re in prison."

Success Story IconPolunsky Unit Success Story -
"He [Mr. Leblanc] taught me things that even the guys rebuilding transmissions for many years didn't know."

Success Story Icon NEW - I learned to change my perspective - "It’s the education I learned in Cognitive Intervention class that changed me. I learned to change my perspective."

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WSD in Images

Female offenders in Gatesville, Texas, study to improve their literacy skills during a WSD academic class.
Auto specialization students in a West Texas prison learn auto maintenance skills, preparing themselves for future employment as professional mechanics.
Texas State Board of Education Chair Barbara Cargill congratulates GED recipients during Spring, 2014, ceremonies. “I am very impressed with the program and with the commitment of the staff and teachers,” she said.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.
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.

Former Student Survey