Lamar State College - Port Arthur Inmate Education Program
The purpose of the Inmate Education Program is to support the college's philosophy that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, b
roadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.
The Department provides inmates residing in area penal institutions with compensatory education, technical education programs, and a core curriculum for students planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree or simply desiring self-improvement.
The Department operates in the belief that all individuals should be:
- Treated with dignity and respect;
- Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;
- Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;
- Provided an opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.