Minnesota Corrections Association

Welcome to the MCA Website

                                Founded in 1933, The Minnesota Corrections Association (MCA) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit membership
serving corrections professionals throughout the State of Minnesota.

Our Mission: To promote the professional development of individuals working in all aspects of the corrections field
and to promote ethical and just correctional practice.

Become a Member!

NEW STUDENT MEMBERSHIP Rate - $10 per year!
MCA's has lowered student membership rates to $10 - this is a permanent rate change.

MCA Board of Directors

MCA Sponsorship Opportunities

MCA Committees


Like us or Follow Us on social media:


Welcome to MCA's New Platinum Sponsor
DWI Solutions

FREE MCA Member Monthly Workshops

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
DOC Central Office
1450 Energy Park Drive - St. Paul
West Entrance - Afton Room - 1st Floor

June 16th
Human Trafficking
Registration Open Soon!

Save These Dates
Watch for notice of registration open!

 July 21 - Cultural Diversity
August 18 - Gambling Addiction
September 15 - Personal Care
October 20 - Gangs
November 17 - Drugs & Alcohol
December 15 - Sex Offenders

MCA Fall Institute
Save the Date
October 25-27, 2017
Grand View Lodge
Nisswa, Minnesota

MCA Scholarship Awards
MCA will be awarding
2-$500 scholarships in 2017

Current MCA members
a dependent of a current MCA member
is eligible to apply.

The applicant must be an incoming student or currently enrolled in an accredited two-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school. 

Click here for application.
Submission deadline is September 15, 2017.

The Tracker/

Legislative Update

6th Volume for 2017
Now Available!
Click here for current and previous issues of
MCA Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari's reports.

     1st Volume for 2017
Now Available!
The FORUM is published up to six times a year.
The FORUM is a Member's Only Benefit.
Current and past issues are available in

the Member's Only section. Click here   
Not a Member Yet?
Click here to join today!

Job Posting Board

Check out the job postings on the MCA website.
Click here or click on the link across the
ribbon bar at the top of the page

Do you have a job you want posted?
Contact the MCA office at

Other Training Opportunities

MCA lists trainings and conferences for
associations, and
organizations associated with those
in the field of corrections.
Be sure to visit the
"Other Training Opportunities" 
section through the
Events link
at the top ribbon bar.

Tuition Discount
Concordia offers tuition discounts
to MCA members
Click $$$ here for details

  Juvenile Justice Resource Guide

The MCA Juvenile Justice Committee has put together this great resource guide.  
Check it out on their committee page. 

Juvenile Justice Committee Page

2017 MCA Award Nominations
Submit Your Nominations
by July 15, 2017

Click here for Nomination Form

Corrections Person of the Year

This award is given for outstanding contribution in the field of corrections in Minnesota by an individual in any employment. It could be clergy, judge, legislator, group home parent. etc., as well as a correctional professional.

Professional Achievement-Field Services
Professional Achievement-Facility

This award is given to two correctional staff persons (field services and correctional facilities) who have demonstrated achievement over a period of time, but shall not exclude professionals new to the field who have displayed outstanding achievement.

President’s Award

This award is given to programs, resources or facilities working in the broad field of corrections and criminal justice, which demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness, effectiveness and innovation.

Technology Award

This award is given to individuals, programs, resources or facilities working with technology in the broad field of corrections and criminal justice, which demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness, effectiveness and innovation.

MCA Spring Workshop
March 23, 2017
Rochester, MN

Special Thanks to
Prairie Lakes Youth Programs
for being an Event Sponsor!!

Thank you to our exhibitors for
attending this event!!

ASL Interpreting Services, Inc.
Leo A. Hoffman Center, Inc.
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Volunteers of America

Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

Visit our Sponsor Page with direct links
to our sponsor websites!

  Platinum Sponsors

180 Degrees, Inc.

BI Incorporated

DWI Solutions


The Duluth Bethel

MINNCOR Industries

MN Adult & Teen Challenge

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs


Gold Sponsors

Village Ranch


Upcoming events

06/16/2017 9:00 AM • DOC Central Office - Afton Room - 1st Floor


                                                                                 Juvenile Justice Project
Annual Training Institute Committee                                 Apparel                                                    Members only section:
Awards Committee                                                        Other Training Opportunities                            Forum
Education and Training Committee                                                                                                     Past President List/Photos
Juvenile Justice Committee                                                                                                               DOC Retiree Newsletter
Membership Committee
Legislative/Adult Justice Committee
Sponsorship Committee
Student Services Committee
Technology Committee

                                                            MCA Office - PO Box 261, Wyoming, MN 55092
                                                              Phone: 651-462-8320  Fax: 651-717-6137
                                                                                      contact us


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software