Timeline

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2005

By |2019-03-04T20:05:45+00:00January 1st, 2005|Categories: Timeline|

PTI is founded by a group of PU astrophysicists led by postdocs Mark Krumholz ('98) and Jenny Greene, and Professor Jill Knapp.

2006

By |2019-03-04T20:13:26+00:00January 1st, 2006|Categories: Timeline|

Krumholz and his team teach their first PTI class, "Intermediate Algebra with Applications," at Garden Sate Youth Correctional Facility (and accredited by Mercer County Community College).

2007

By |2019-03-04T20:11:23+00:00January 1st, 2007|Categories: Timeline|

Krumholz and other Princeton scientists begin teaching classes at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.

2008

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PTI begins teaching English composition courses in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson School and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. PTI also initiates partnerships with The College of New Jersey and Rutgers University to expand course offerings.

2013

By |2019-03-04T20:12:17+00:00January 1st, 2013|Categories: Timeline|

PTI becomes a founding member of the NJ Scholarship & Transformative Education in Prisons (NJ-STEP) Consortium, which begins to create a comprehensive statewide prison education network.

2014

By |2019-08-13T14:41:07+00:00January 1st, 2014|Categories: Timeline|

PTI participates in the first-ever college graduation in a New Jersey prison, when 14 students at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women receive associate's degrees from Raritan Valley Community College.

2015

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Eight more students, this time at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, earn associate's degrees.

2016

By |2019-03-04T20:23:28+00:00January 1st, 2016|Categories: Timeline|

PTI becomes part of the university's Program in Teacher Preparation. Jill Knapp initiates a partnership with the Federal Bureau of Prisons at Fort Dix.

2017

By |2019-03-04T20:23:48+00:00January 1st, 2017|Categories: Timeline|

PTI becomes part of the university's McGraw Center for Teaching & Learning.

June, 2017

By |2019-05-13T16:11:04+00:00June 1st, 2017|Categories: Timeline|

PTI launches a STEM Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Princeton for formerly incarcerated students, with funding from the National Science Foundation.