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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Inmate Programs

There were 40,677 work and program assignments available for the 59,603 inmates that were available to work on March 31, 2003. That is, 68.2% of the available inmate population had meaningful work or program opportunities.


Inmates Enrolled

Program During Month Last Day of Month
Academic 7,440 6,387
Vocational 3,144 2,729
Substance Abuse Treatment 1,279 1,149
Transition Program 6,890 4,028
Total 18,753 14,293

Program Completions

Program During
Month
Fiscal Year
to Date
Mandatory Academic Education Program (MAEP)* 179 815
GEDs Earned 2** 688
Vocational Certificates 166 1,420
Substance Abuse Treatment 113 1,068
Transition Program 1,952 12,329
Total 2,412 16,320


*MAEP began 11/1/02.
** During February and March 2003, GED scoring was delayed.

Number of vocational programs with employment partnerships on the last day of the month: 20

Percent of required* average daily attendance during the month (March 2003): Academic=117%; Vocational=119%

*Required for Academic Classes= 18 students per day
*Required for Vocational Classes= 15 students per day