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 Annual Training Institute
October 26-27, 2016
Grand View Lodge
Nisswa, MN

Attendee Registration
Early Rate ends 9/1/16

Click here

Session Highlights - Click here
Draft Conference Schedule -
Click here

Exhibitor Registration
Early Rate ends 8/1/16

Click here

Grand View Reservation link
Click here

The Tracker/Legislative Updates

  5th Volume for 2016
Now Available!
Click here for current and previous issues of
MCA Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari's reports.

   3rd Volume for 2016
Now Available!
The Forum is published up to six times a year.
Current and past issues are available in
the Member's Only section. Click here      

Thanks to everyone who
joined us at the
MCA Spring Training

Emerging Drug Trends - What's Happening
from Use to Treatment

March 31, 2016
Rasmussen College - Mankato

Thank You Event Sponsors

We would also like to recognize our exhibitors at this event

*180 Degrees, Inc.

Addiction Recovery Technologies (ART) of Mankato & St. Peter

Community Compliance
Monitoring Services

Crossing HOME

DWI Solutions

Fountain Centers

**Highway Federal Credit Union

*Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

Nystrom & Associates, LTD.

Prairie St. John's

PRIDE Institute

Rasmussen College


Satellite Tracking of People, LLC

Sequel Youth and Family Services

Volunteers of America - Minnesota

*MCA Platinum Sponsor       **MCA Gold Sponsor

MCA Embroidered Apparel
Click here for list of items available.

Watch for announcement for the next order date

Left chest logo:     Full front logo:

  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

MCA will be accepting Award Nominations for 2016 until July 1, 2016 
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 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 on by Board of Directors)

This award recognizes exemplary service to MCA members through participation in association activities.

Scholarship Award Recipient

Congratulations to Samantha Olson! 2015 MCA $500 Scholarship
Award Recipient

2016 MCA Scholarship
Application Deadline
August 15, 2016

click here for application
To be eligible, you must be
an MCA member
or a child of a MCA member

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

Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

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

  Platinum Sponsors

180 Degrees, Inc.

Concordia University -
St. Paul Online


The Duluth Bethel

MINNCOR Industries

MN Adult & Teen Challenge

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs

Gold Sponsors

Hiway Federal Credit Union


Village Ranch

Spring Workshop Sponsors

Rasmussen College

MN Adult & Teen Challenge


Upcoming events

10/26/2016 (CDT) • Grandview Lodge, Nisswa, Minnesota
10/26/2016 9:00 AM (CDT) • Grand View Lodge, Nisswa, MN


                                                                                 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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