January 22-24, 2012
For more than 141 years, the American Correctional Association has championed the cause of corrections and correctional effectiveness. Founded in 1870 as the National Prison Association, the American Correctional Association (ACA) is the oldest and largest correctional association developed specially for practitioners in the corrections profession. ACA represents more than 20,000 active professional members. The membership consists of individuals and organizations involved in all facets of corrections, including adult and juvenile institutions, community corrections, juvenile justice, health care, probation and parole located in the United States, Canada and other nations. ACA is the leader in the improvement of corrections and the professional development of experts in the field.