Correctional Institutions Division
Prison Deterrence Education Programs
The Adult Education Program (AEP) is an educational program designed for adults ages seventeen (17) and
above on community supervision an opportunity to experience daily
activities of a convicted felon in an institutional setting.
Participants in this program shall have their Community Supervision
Officer(s) present during the entire program session at the unit.
Program participants will experience the incarcerated environment for
approximately seven to eight hours. Program participants will go through
a brief intake and orientation process, sit before a mock Unit
Classification Committee, hear offender testimonies, work, be
pat-searched, observe unit operations, and experience the disciplinary
process. Program participants shall be escorted by security staff at all
times while on the unit. Male participants shall participate in the
program at an appropriate designated male TDCJ unit, while female
participants shall participate in the program at an appropriate
designated female TDCJ unit.
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