The Education Department at USP Marion operates on the premise that all residents with the need and capability should complete the Adult Secondary Education (GED Literacy) program, as needed. Each inmate must abide by the VCCLEA / PLRA stipulations. Inmates are encouraged to complete the English as a Second Language (ESL) program as needed; complete one or more Adult Continuing Education (ACE) programs as they are made available and complete one or more Vocational Training programs as a way to earn a living once returned to the community as needed.
General Education Development (GED)
This course will prepare you to take and pass the High School Equivalency Test. Many different instructional levels are offered which will allow for all types of learners.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
This course is for those who have limited English proficiency.