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The Chicago Board of Education offers high school classes to individuals in custody ages 17-21 through their onsite facility, Consuela B. York Alternative High School.
The PACE Institute is another onsite organization that offers Adult Basic Education and General Education Diploma (GED) preparation.
ConTextos is “An intensive writing program that incorporates peaceful conflict resolution and trauma-informed practices to develop pro-social behaviors” and therapeutic interventions.
DePaul University is currently offering 3-hour college course credits to individuals in custody by providing classroom instruction onsite at CCDOC. The Inside Out Model utilized by DePaul University’s Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning & Community Service Studies allows individuals in custody to study in a classroom alongside non-incarcerated DePaul University students.