THANK YOU for visiting ACA’s website. Our website has proven to be user-friendly and provides 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, check out ACA standards and performance-based expected practices, order publications, inquire about certification, find post-conference coverage, and many, many more features. A complete list of staff by department is included, so it is easy for you to contact any of us at any time. We invite you to browse our website and ask that you 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 as you explore our site.


           ACA’s 2021 Winter Conference, Feb. 3-6, is now going all virtual in the interest of the health and safety of all those involved. Virtual activities include:  The General Session, Closing Session, the workshops Major Plenaries,  exhibit hall, and other specialized events. ACA is keeping the registration rate at a minimum of $139 for all to attend. Please plan to join us—register today at www.aca.org and watch for updated information on the conference on the home page of our website or for communications to be sent to you in the future. Credentials to participate in the conference will be sent to attendees on or around January 27.


            ACA’s World-Class E-Learning Training Program continues to expand its courses. 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 and new courses – all 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 e-mail elearning@aca.org.


           The ACAConnect newsletter continues to be sent to members electronically every two weeks. Your input for this newsletter is always welcome at any time. If you have information to share or if you are not receiving your newsletter, please email the ACA Executive Office at execoffice@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, and thanks for being part of our family! Please stay safe!




                              James A. Gondles, Jr., CAE
              Executive Director