P. Elizabeth Taylor is a Correctional Program Specialist with the National Institute of Corrections - currently serving as Program Manager for the Correctional Industries, Evidence-based Workforce Series, and the Jail to Community Reentry Initiatives. An advocate for evidence-based practices, Ms. Taylor actively supports criminal justice programs that effectively assess risks while meeting the needs of justice involved adults.
As a former employee of Montgomery County, Maryland, Ms. Taylor dedicated 20 years to public service working for both the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Corrections. Throughout her career, Ms. Taylor has actively challenged the myths, misconceptions and fears associated with individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Ms. Taylor is a member of the American Correctional Association, and International Community Corrections Association. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the American University in Washington, DC, and a Master in Human Services from Lincoln University located in Oxford, Pa.