The Education Department at the James River Correctional Center provides Adult Basic Education and GED classes and tutoring. Computer classes are offered along with Microsoft Office Certifications. Classes are also given for applied math, re-entry, resume writing, job interviewing, and money management. College courses are available through correspondence.
College Level Classes
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Computers
Adult Basic Education
GED, Tutoring for GED
Microsoft office specialist (Soon to be offered for college credit)
Word, Access, Excel, Power point, and outlook
Beginning keyboarding, Document keyboarding and Windows
Choices-computer program for career exploration
ACT testing, Interest inventories and Aptitude testing
Available through several colleges, must be approved by education staff before ordering, all expenses paid by individual students
RELIGIOUS PROGRAMS Religious programming, spiritual guidance, and pastoral counseling is available from full-time and part-time chaplains who are both denominational and ecumenical. Numerous Bible study groups, RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND SERVICES and church services are conducted each week. Every effort is made to meet the religious and spiritual needs of inmates.