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Highlights from the U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults: Their Skills, Work Experience, Education, and Training
November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am EST

On November 15, 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), of the U.S. Department of Education will be releasing the report Highlights from the U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults: Their Skills, Work Experience, Education, and Training. The study of U.S. incarcerated adults is a nationally representative survey of the skills of incarcerated adults in state, federal, and private prisons. This study is part of the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), which surveyed adults in households in the U.S. and 33 other countries in 2012 and 2014. This study is the successor to the 1994 NAAL prison literacy report and 2003 NAAL report on prisoner literacy.

The public is invited November 15, to attend in person or via webcast the report release event of a report highlighting work experience and education of incarcerated adults. The event will be at the offices of the American Institutes for Research in Georgetown. Summary information will be presented starting at noon by the Acting Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education.

Light lunch at 11:30am included

RSVP by Nov. 11 to attend in-person Sign up to watch the webcast

Highlights of the Results

Dr. Peggy Carr: Acting Commissioner, National Center for Education Statistics

Educational and Training Experience in a U.S. Prison

Erin Alomar: Formerly Incarcerated in a State Correctional System

Expert Panel Discussions on the PIAAC Study of U.S. Incarcerated Adults

Panel 1: Looking at the Skills of the U.S. Prison Population

John Linton: Director (2001-2015), Office of Correctional Education, Office of Career, Technical, & Adult Education


John Nally: State Director of Correctional Education, Indiana

Fred Patrick: Director of Center on Sentencing and Corrections, Vera Institute of Justice

Panel 2: Examining Education and Training in U.S. Prisons

Lois M. Davis: Senior Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School at the RAND Corporation

Stefan LoBuglio: Director of Corrections and Reentry, National Reentry Resource Center of Council of State Governments Justice Center

Steve Steurer: Executive Director (1986- 2015), Correctional Education Association, Consultant to the Rand Corporation


November 15, 2016
6:30 am - 9:00 am


American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson, NW, Conference Room 200 B/C
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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