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Correctional Education Association (CEA)

A professional association whose membership includes teachers and other education professionals that work in the nation's prisons, jails, juvenile facilities, and community corrections programs. Special interest groups within CEA include special education, juvenile issues, jails, English as a second language and others. CEA holds annual conferences in each of its nine regions. CEA also hosts an international conference. Members receive quarterly journals and newsletters, an annual membership directory, and the Yearbook of Correctional Education. In addition members can receive a choice of group insurance plans, and other member benefits.

American Correctional Association (ACA)

A professional membership association dedicated to the improvement of corrections and the training and development of correctional professionals. With more than 20,000 active members, ACA's membership consists of individuals and organizations involved in all facet's of corrections and criminal justice, including federal, state, and military correctional facilities and prisons, county jails and detention centers, probation/parole agencies, and community corrections/halfway houses located in the United States, Canada and other nations.

American Jail Association

A national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting those who work in and operate our Nation's jails. This organization is dedicated to improving local jails by increasing training and education for professional correctional officers and administrators.

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