FCI Safford Educational Programs

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The Education Department provides the bulk of programs to the inmate population. The department provides both specific and general education needs and leisure time activities offering skill development and increased knowledge and attitudes that increase potential for success in the community.

While on A & O status, you will come into contact with an education staff member in a mutual discussion of your education background and vocational needs. If you desire any type of academic training, tell the education representative. All educational and vocational questions can be directed to the Education Department.


GED: If you have not yet attained your high school diploma, you are required to attend the GED Program to attain your diploma. You must have a high school diploma or GED to be promoted beyond pay grade 4.


COLLEGE LEVEL COURSES: A variety of college level courses are offered in a classroom setting through Eastern Arizona College, as well as through correspondence. You are required to pay for tuition and books. No financial assistance is available.


VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM: Vocational training programs are available. These will be covered during the A&O Program.
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