Large Jail Administration: Training Curriculum Development
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Federal Grant Title:
LARGE JAIL ADMINISTRATION: TRAINING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
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Additional Information on Eligibility
An eligible applicant is any state or general unit of local government, private agency, educational institution, organization, individual, or team with expertise in the described areas. Applicants must have demonstrated ability to implement a project of this size and scope.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC), Jails Division, is seeking applications for the development of curricula on the administration of large jails (jails with 1,000 or more beds). The project will be for an eighteen-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum: 1) in-depth knowledge of the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails 2) expertise on the key elements in jail administration (see "Supplementary Information") 3) expertise on the implications of jail size for implementing these elements 4) experience in developing curriculum, based on adult learning principles, and; 5) extensive experience in working with local jails on issues related to administration and operations.