THANKS for visiting ACA’s website. Our website has proven to be user-friendly and provides you an opportunity to access your membership information (the website contains a members-only section), view ACA leadership and committee membership, register for a conference, review webinars and plenaries, find post-conference coverage, order publications, inquire about certification, check out ACA standards, and many, many more features. A complete list of staff by department is included so it’s easy for you to contact any of us at any time. We invite you to browse our website and ask you to reach out to us if you have questions or if we can assist you in any way. Hopefully, you will find everything you need and are looking for while exploring the site.

St. Louis, Missouri, is the site for our 147th Congress of Correction, August 18-22, 2017.  The Marriott St. Louis Grand will be our host hotel and we are using several additional hotels as overflow. Housing and registration opened April 1, planning guides were mailed and up-to-date information is now available on this website.  Hopefully, you will be able to join us in St. Louis.

ACA recently launched its new World-Class E-Learning Training Program.  Quality training starts at ACA and gives you an opportunity to develop your skills and boost your opportunities.  We offer a state-of-the-art training platform, a media-rich learning experience, new courses, and it is cost-effective.  Give us a chance to build your career with ACA training in: security, administration, treatment, leadership and food service.  For more information and to view the catalog, please visit our website.  If you would like additional assistance, please contact Diane Geiman at 1-800-222-5646 x 0167 or e-mail elearning@aca.org.

The ACAConnect newsletter continues to be sent to members electronically every three to four weeks. Your input for this newsletter is always welcome. If you have information to share or if you aren’t receiving your newsletter, please email Eric Schultz in our Government Affairs Office at legislative@aca.org.

In addition, we are always looking for good articles for Corrections Today magazine. If you are interested in submitting an article for consideration, please check out the publications area of this website or send an email to submissions@aca.org.

Thank you again for visiting our website—your membership is appreciated-thanks for being part of our family!


James A. Gondles, Jr., CAE
Executive Director