Mt. Tam student in study hall at San Quentin State Prison

Resources

Mount Tamalpais College is committed to offering resources for currently and formerly incarcerated people and their advocates, as well as supporting the expansion of thoughtfully designed, and effectively implemented higher education programs which foster opportunities for incarcerated people in prisons across the country.

FOR PRACTITIONERS

Our Technical Assistance Program aims to develop a skilled, knowledgeable, and professional community of prison higher education practitioners by offering resources and services that any college, university, or prison can access to improve their higher education program; and by establishing widely accepted standards of practice for the field of prison higher education.

15
YEARS
For the last 15 years, we have provided training and assistance to prison higher education programs across the United States.
50+
ORGANIZATIONS
Our technical assistance work has directly impacted more than 50 new and developing programs in seven states.
25+
CONFERENCES
Our staff has presented at more than 25 professional and academic conferences within the last five years.

Best Practices Report

Equity and Excellence in Practice: A Guide to Higher Education in Prison was co-authored by Mount Tamalpais College's executive director, Jody Lewen. It offers practical advice for anyone seeking to launch, expand, or improve upon an in-prison higher education program.

FOR INCARCERATED PEOPLE AND THEIR ADVOCATES
REENTRY SUCCESS