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Vera First Class - Webinar 3 - Shared screen with speaker view
Allan Wachendorfer
17:20
We will start admitting people and get started in just a few minutes.
David R. Churchwell
20:19
I have no audio...cannot hear anyone
Ruth Delaney
20:34
Hi David - nobody is speaking yet
David R. Churchwell
20:47
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David R. Churchwell
24:36
I still have no audio
Susan Sharp
25:14
I can hear but no audio.
David R. Churchwell
25:41
I cannot hear any thing'
Susan Sharp
26:18
We don't have a microphone.
Jan Bugby
30:11
We didn't meet...
Derek Lowry
30:35
Hi, all. Please post any questions you have for our speakers in the chat. We will have a q&a session following the presentations.
David R. Churchwell
31:21
I cannot hear the speaker and my speaker is on
Ruth Delaney
31:56
The speaker is speaking now - can you hear?
David R. Churchwell
31:56
good now
Glenda Woods
31:58
I can hear you and see the screen. THANKS!
Ruth Delaney
31:58
great
Derek Lowry
32:03
good
Ruth Delaney
36:01
here's the memo Chris is referring to
Debra Langdon
40:12
are slides available somewhere?
Derek Lowry
40:54
We will be sending a recording of the presentation and speakers
Derek Lowry
40:59
to all of the participants
Derek Lowry
42:20
Please drop any Qs you may have for the speakers in the chat
Brian Walsh
54:23
Just to clarify "units" in Texas is the same as "prison or correctional center" in other states.
Ruth Delaney
54:41
Also to clarify: SACS is the accrediting body for Texas
Ruth Delaney
55:13
And: TDCJ is the department of corrections for Texas
Margaret Dizerega
57:18
How have local chambers of commerce or similar entities been helpful partners for any of your colllege in prison programs? (question for panel or others who may have thoughts)
Derek Lowry
59:06
Some Qs to consider for our speakers: What stands out about this speaker’s comments?What questions does this raise?What do you want to know more about?
Derek Lowry
59:20
Feel free to post your Qs in the chat
Gene Loflin
01:00:58
They have covered some things for MOUs, but are there any other items they wished they had in MOUs that they did not? Anything else if they were designing an MOU that they would definitely include?
Carlo Samantha
01:01:08
How can we get Florida to be more like Texas? I would love to know how our college can be a part of that meet and greet during the "funding cycle?"
David R. Churchwell
01:01:09
My college class has been in existence since the 1970's. When I took over in 2006, there was the "Youthful Offender" Pell and a local church made monies available I used to buy books. Those not qualifying for the Pell had to self-pay tuition/fees.
Ruth Delaney
01:03:05
Thanks all who have typed in questions - keep them coming!
David R. Churchwell
01:03:09
The College I work with has been outstanding to work with as they offer a tuition waiver to all but Life/LWOP sentences. This cuts the cost of college about 50% for my students.
Norrell Edwards
01:03:17
Have people acknowledged Title IX and ceding disciplinary responsibility to the prisons in their MOUs? Would be curious how explicitly this has been dealt with in MOUs?
Norrell Edwards
01:04:01
Do professors become mandatory reporters to the prison infrastructure and not the university?
David R. Churchwell
01:04:02
With them qualifying for 2nd Chance this year, I hope to double my enrollment.
Ruth Delaney
01:07:35
What questions do you have about filing FAFSAs in prison?
Ben Jones
01:09:09
Is NSLDS only accessible to the FA office, or can DOC folks get access?
Ben Jones
01:09:42
Thanks
Jennifer Byrd
01:09:50
Students have access to NSLDS on the student side.
David R. Churchwell
01:10:05
I have some students 24 or younger, single, and have not lived at home for several years. Are they "Wards of the State/Court? The chance of them getting a parent's tax information is Nil.
Lexi Wilson
01:14:43
We were told by our financial aid office, that if they are under 26, we might have to have parent signatures or information. How do you handle this?
Brenda Lyseng
01:14:47
wondering about people's experiences about who chooses who gets admitted to the programs: DOC vs college. In MN, DOC does the recruitment and decisions.
Derek Lowry
01:16:31
Please post any Questions for Kerri in the Chat
Tanner Matchus
01:16:32
David, someone who is incarcerated is not considered a ward of the court for financial aid purposes. In certain circumstances students can appeal their dependancy status with the financial aid office.
Ruth Delaney
01:17:58
Hi all - here's ED's FAQ on Second Chance Pell: https://experimentalsites.ed.gov/exp/pdf/SecondChancePellFAQ.pdf
Ruth Delaney
01:19:27
kerri.moseleyhobbs@ed.gov
Carlo Samantha
01:19:49
What are your thoughts about the new bill in the House?
Carlo Samantha
01:19:50
https://docs.house.gov/meetings/AP/AP07/20200707/110863/BILLS-116NA-SC-AP-FY2021-LaborHHS.pdf
Carlo Samantha
01:23:15
She mentioned being a part of the conversations during the funding cycles with lawmakers
David R. Churchwell
01:25:24
Brenda Lyseng...the students in my class go through an admissions process designed by me and I make the decision of who is given the opportunity to attend. It is a privilege, not a right.
Brenda Lyseng
01:26:28
David - are you with the college or DOC?
David R. Churchwell
01:26:51
Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Ruth Delaney
01:28:39
PREA is the Prison Rape Elimination Act and it is a Federal law that is implemented by state DOCs
Ruth Delaney
01:29:45
Thank you to our panel!
Derek Lowry
01:29:51
Thanks for all the speakers on our panel!
Kerri Moseley-Hobbs
01:29:54
Thank you!
Margaret Burke (she/her)
01:42:40
Thanks!
Margaret Dizerega
01:44:48
Here is the link to the FAFSA report Allan and Michael co-authored: https://www.vera.org/publications/lessons-from-second-chance-pell
Carlo Samantha
01:49:34
Can you provide the email again for the speaker from DoE?
Brian Walsh
01:50:10
experimentalsites@ed.gov is the best email to use.
Derek Lowry
01:50:15
Hi all - here's ED's FAQ on Second Chance Pell: https://experimentalsites.ed.gov/exp/pdf/SecondChancePellFAQ.pdfkerri.moseleyhobbs@ed.gov
Carlo Samantha
01:50:17
Thank you.
Brian Walsh
01:50:24
It goes to the whole Experimental Sites team.
Dara Canady
01:50:26
Thank you!
Margaret Burke (she/her)
01:50:26
Thank you!
Minca Brantley
01:50:29
Thanks everyone!
Norrell Edwards
01:50:35
thanks
Deb Stark
01:50:36
Thanks everyone