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.

  Capitol Hill Day
February 22, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Itasca Room - Lower Level
MN Department of Corrections
Central Office - St. Paul

Registration is closed.
If you are interested in attending,
contact the MCA office directly at mca-mn@hotmail.com


It’s not too soon to start thinking about MCA’s Annual Fall Institute – being held October 25-27, 2017 at Grandview Lodge in Nisswa, MN! 

The program committee is looking for a wide variety of workshops to make this conference an excellent professional development opportunity for our members.

If you’re interested in submitting a presentation proposal for the institute, here’s what you can do:

     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!

  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 Spring Workshop
March 23, 2017
Rochester, MN
8:30 a.m. registration/resource fair open
9:00 program starts
Click here for Attendee Registration
Click here for Exhibitor Registration

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
contact the MCA office at mca-mn@hotmail.com 

The Tracker/Legislative Updates
2nd Volume for 2017
Now Available!
Click here for current and previous issues of
MCA Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari's reports.

Juvenile Justice 21:
Mental Health and Systems
Collaboration Forum

Thank you to everyone who is joining
us at this event!

January 20, 2017

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

Current MCA members OR 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.

2017 MCA Award Nominations
Now Being Accepted
Deadline 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.

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.

Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

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

  Platinum Sponsors

180 Degrees, Inc.

BI Incorporated

The Duluth Bethel

MINNCOR Industries

MN Adult & Teen Challenge

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs


Gold Sponsors

Village Ranch

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

Upcoming events

03/23/2017 8:30 AM • Rochester Event Center, Rochester, 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
                                                                                      contact us


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