Baylor Women's Correctional Institution (BWCI)
Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution (BWCI) provides education services to an all-female population at BWCI in New Castle, Delaware. The Education Department services approximately 400 students annually. The Education Department provides instructional services in concert with the treatment programming offered to aide in the re-entry and transitional process for the incarcerated population at BWCI. Students are able to enroll in coursework that is in line to meet educational needs upon returning to the community. The education program at BWCI is designed to utilize inmate tutors to assist with the education process.
Academic offerings include:
- Adult Basic Education, ESL, and GED®
- James H. Groves High School Diploma
- Special Education Services
Vocational offerings include:
- Life Skills: Coursework covering a plethora of transitional skills including, but not limited to Moral Reconation Therapy, Interpersonal Skills, Anger & Stress Management, Financial Management and Employment skills.
- Computers: Computer labs are available for offenders to learn a wide range of computer literacy skills. Students are able to attain completion certificates in Keyboarding, Windows OS, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Publisher.
- Culinary Arts: Students can earn certificates in Serv Safe, Intro to Baking, Human Resource Mgmt, Gardening, Food Service Worker I, Food Service Worker II, Hospitality & Service and Nutrition & Institutional Cooking, a combined total of 400 hours.