This school is house in many the local, State or Federal institutions to provide a early start to re-entry, while supporting each offenders, ex-offenders, the local religious order or jails, families, victims and our communities ecclesiastical outlook for occupational/marketable skills building to the Ex-offender, Offenders and their families. All class start using two modules (a) offered local program of the institutions, and (b) correspondence (for location without a connection to DMECS). Our start dates, for those within community corrections or community setting are; September 13, 2022, December 13, 2022, March 21, 2022 & May 23, 2022.  All students are member of the National Committee for Ex-Offenders Equality

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                                  External link opens in new tab or windowBrother R Lomack Bey, Associate Dean/Executive Director (National Committee For Ex-Offenders Equality)

                                                               Daniel Matthew Ecclesiastical College

                                                           School of Institutional Studies

                                                       P.O. Box 24742

                                                         Saint Louis, Missouri 63115

                                                    Phone: (636) 224-6642


The School of Institutional Studies is  an auxiliary of the Daniel Matthew Ecclesiastical College system (DMECS) and of the “World Council of the National Assembly of Churches.” Developed to support prison ministry, by providing ecclesiastical occupational & marketable skills to persons held within our correctional centers. We do not provide any college credit to persons within correctional institutions. All programs are skill based for professional studies in the given field or ministry the prisoner seeks.

Your Ecclesiastical Occupational & Marketable Skills Builder for true Re-Entry Goals

 Testimonials Facts:

Educating those  within our Institutions

A 2014 study published by RAND Corporation, “How Effective is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go from Here?”
Critically analyzes results across 267 empirical studies, performing what is called research “met analysis.”
1. 43% lower odds of recidivism than inmates who did not.
2.  Correctional education is a cost effective initiative rather than housing.