Article presents principles of systemic reform to guide correctional education staff through a process designed to improve educational services for inmates with learning disabilities. The steps to such systemic reform of literacy programs, as presented in the article, include the following: (1) bring all the stakeholders together to create a shared vision and develop an action plan; (2) enlist administrative support; (3) provide meaningful and ongoing professional development opportunities; (4) identify resources; and (5) continuously monitor and improve the change process.
Taymans, J. M., & Corley, M. A. (2001). Enhancing services to inmates with learning disabilities: Systemic reform of prison literacy programs. Journal of Correctional Education, 52(2), 74-78.