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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 7,483 6,287
Vocational 3,229 2,854
Substance Abuse Treatment 1,344 1,146
Transition Program 7,856 4,207
Total 19,912 14,494

Program Completions

Program During
Month
Fiscal Year
to Date
Mandatory Academic Education Program (MAEP)* 155 965
GEDs Earned 99** 791
Vocational Certificates 126 1,557
Substance Abuse Treatment 134 1,204
Transition Program 2,579 15,058
Total 3,093 19,575
*MAEP began 11/1/02.
** From February through 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 (April 2003):
Academic=118%; Vocational=120%

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