Allegheny County Jail Adult Basic Education

  • Providing literacy and adult basic education classes for inmates within the jail facilities.


    Classes offered in:

    • Basic academic skills
    • Computer literacy
    • Financial literacy
    • GED preparation & testing
    • Pre-apprenticeship test preparation

    This program focuses on developing those life skills that ease the transition into the workplace. Individual employability skills will be enhanced through activities such as basic communication, interviewing, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

    Contact Us

    Joseph Tokar
    Program Coordinator, Allegheny County Jail