Second Chance Pathways

When: 09/13/2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: HEARTS Veterans Complex


The Texas Correctional Education Conference, Huntsville. Guest speaker: Julian Alvarez.

This event is the result of a partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Rehabilitation Program Division and Laundry, Food and Supply Division.

The seventh annual Texas Correctional Education Conference will focus on “Second Chance Pathways,” and will explore the challenges and choices faced by TDCJ offenders. This year’s conference highlights the learning experiences of student offenders facilitated by correctional education programs and their impact on personal rehabilitation and successful re-integration with society upon their release.

Alvarez, Texas Workforce Commissioner, will share information about emerging industry and economic trends resulting in new and challenging occupations in the Texas workforce.


  • Social Justice Issues
  • Offender Re-entry Strategies
  • Second Chance Pell Initiative
  • Entrepreneurship Opportunities
  • Correctional Education and Recidivism

Conference presentations provided by criminal justice and correctional education stakeholders will offer valuable information for professional development including networking opportunities with correctional educational professionals and former students.

HEARTS Veterans Conference Center
445 State Hwy 75 N
Huntsville, TX 77320