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.

MCA Board of Directors

Become a Member!

MCA Sponsorship Opportunities

MCA Committees

   Minnesota Corrections Association (MCA)
Minnesota Community Corrections Association (MCCA)

Hybrid Gangs & Security Threat Groups

September 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Goodwill Easter Seals - St. Paul
This is free training for MCA & MCCA members
Click here for more details and registration.

Juvenile Justice 21
A Roadmap for Minnesota Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century
Click here for more information
Click on the event date and location to Register 
September 19 - St. Paul

Join us at the MCA Annual Training Institute for 
A Grand View
of the
Corrections Landscape

October 22-24
Grandview Lodge
Nisswa, Minnesota

Exhibitor Registration Now Open! click here

Attendee Registration Now Open!  click here

Click here for conference highlights and program schedule

To make your overnight accommodations, complete the Grand View Lodge Room Reservation Form or complete the web registration
Rates are $65.57 each for double occupancy and $107.19 single occupancy.

MCA 2014 Award Ceremony
October 23, 2014
at the Annual Training Institute
Grandview Lodge - Nisswa, MN

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 Awards:  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.

Board of Directors’ Award (chosen and voted by Board of Directors):  This award recognizes exemplary service to MCA members through participation in association activities.

Other Training Opportunities

        MCA lists trainings and conferences for agencies, associations, and
organizations associated with those in the field of corrections.

Be sure to visit the "Other Training Opportunities" section through the
Events link along the top ribbon bar.

Concordia offers Tuition Discount to MCA Members  
Click $$$ here for details 

Volume 3 now available
The Forum is published six times a year.
Current and former issues are available in
the Member's Only section. 
Click here        The Tracker/Legislative Updates
Issue #5 and Session Summary

Click here for previous Tracker and Legislative Updates
from MCA's Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari.

MCA Embroidered Apparel
New Apparel Items Coming Soon
Watch for information on the next order Due Date

MCA $500 Scholarship Awarded
Jill Barnes is the 2013 Scholarship recipient
Jill is an MCA Student Member.
Congratulations Jill!

Watch for details coming later this summer
about the 2014 Scholarship!

  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

Job Posting Board
Check out the job postings on the MCA website.
Click here
or 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


Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

Please visit our sponsor page




Upcoming events

10/22/2014 • Grand View Lodge - Nisswa, Minnesota
10/22/2014 • Grandview Lodge, Nisswa, Minnesota


                                                                                 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
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