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JIST to Present Workshop on Technologies Transforming Inmate Education at 2017 COABE Conference

Online learning is transforming education, but it is still not widely accessible in the corrections market. New solutions offering secure, controlled Internet access are helping correctional facilities overcome barriers to providing inmates with growing opportunities in education, training and reentry support.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (March 17, 2017) – JIST Career Solutions, a leading provider of career development tools in workforce development, announced today that Steven Olinger, Manager of Government and Distributor Programs, will speak at the 2017 Coalition on Adult Basic Education Conference on Monday, April 3rd, in Orlando, Florida.

Olinger will present a workshop titled, “Transforming Inmate Training, Education and Reentry with Real-Time Internet Technologies” at 1:30 p.m. for educators and professionals serving incarcerated individuals.

During the workshop, Olinger will discuss how a collaboration between ATLO Software, JIST Career Solutions and Paradigm Education Solutions is using secure, controlled Internet access to deliver education, training and reentry services into adult and juvenile correctional facilities. Participants will learn how real-time Internet access in correctional facilities is having an immediate impact. Olinger will identify:

  • examples of online course delivery
  • testing and assessments toward certification
  • and success stories and challenges

To learn more about this presentation or to schedule a discussion with Steven Olinger, contact Selena Hicks at or 574-540-9154.

About JIST Career Solutions

JIST is a division of New Mountain Learning. For more than 30 years, JIST’s solutions have helped millions of people plan their educations and careers, find jobs and succeed in the world of work. Founded in 1981, JIST is one of the nation’s leading providers of print and digital career development solutions, including assessments, workbooks, videos, reference titles and more. These learning solutions are widely used throughout the workforce development, K-12 and post-secondary markets.


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