Securus Technologies® is committed to offering educational opportunities to incarcerated individuals to help reduce recidivism and improve an individual’s success in reintegration into society. For this reason, Securus® offers change-making technology through our tablets which deliver a robust educational program that help incarcerated individuals transform their lives. A variety of education and betterment programs offered to agencies with the flexibility to deliver courses and videos to increase these opportunities for success makes it all possible.

Securus’ Lantern is the largest digital education program in corrections, offering a full-service education platform with the capability to support college courses, high school equivalency prep, GED prep, adult basic education, vocational and personal development content from a network of reputable academic partners. Lantern’s powerful technology can integrate with existing correctional education initiatives like traditional classroom learning or operate as a standalone education solution. In addition to Lantern, Securus provides thousands of free KA Lite educational videos with topics in Math, Astronomy, Accounting, and more.

This technology-driven education platform is not only designed to increase educational opportunities in prisons, but its smart features also increase employment opportunities for incarcerated residents upon re-entry and reduce recidivism. Lantern features corrections-grade tablets and a learning management system which supports post-secondary programs with colleges and universities including Ashland University, Central Methodist University, Missouri State University – West Plains, Ozarks Technical Community College, Pima Community College, Ingram State Technical College, Rockhurst University, Connors State College, Simmons College of Kentucky, and Maysville Community and Technical College.

Securus’ Lantern: Powerful Technology That Makes Big Things Happen

  • 7,500 videos available
  • Lantern students since inception: over 170,000
  • Lantern course enrollments made since inception: over 1,000,000
  • KA Lite videos downloaded since inception: over 14,000,000

“You changed my life because I never would have received the chance to go to college if it were not for your company support…my proudest day will be in September when I get my degree.”
Wayne E. Washington, Richland Correctional Institution