Centralia College is committed to the success of all students. For that reason, Centralia College provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington.
Garrett Heyns Education Center
Centralia College operates the Garrett Heyns Education Center at the Washington Corrections Center and provides educational opportunities at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center under agreement with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and the Washington State Department of Corrections.
The alliance with Garrett Heyns Education Center at the Washington State Corrections Center in Shelton began in 1975. Educational offerings include basic education for adults, GED prep courses, GED testing, basic computer and college readiness classes, and industrial sanitation and building trades programs..
Cedar Creek Corrections Center
In 2011, Centralia College assumed oversight of the education center at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center in Littlerock. Courses administered include basic education for adults,
GED prep classes, GED testing, basic computer and college readiness classes, and programs in building trades, drywall, roofing, siding, and horticulture.