Inspiration for CEA’s Correctional Education Advocate Award

The Correctional Education Association’s Correctional Education Advocate Award was inspired in part by the dedication of Corporal Roy Kluss to inmate education in the Lakeshore district of Wisconsin.

To be selected for an award from a professional organization such as the Correctional Education Association has a positive ripple effect, the rings of which include receiving recognition for receiving recognition.  National/international recognition can result in positive publicity for one’s program both statewide and locally where potentially it has the most influence.  The depth of professional association honors is experienced at the moment when a co-worker or supervisor says, “I am nominating you for…”  Yes, to be nominated is, indeed, an honor!  Please consider all this when debating whether or not it is worth the time and energy to fill out a nomination application on behalf of a colleague.  Make the investment.  The benefits are extraordinary.

Correctional Education Advocate Award Past Winners
2009 Kathleen Coughlin NY Region I 
2010 Walter McFarlane VA Region II
2011 Lisa Arneson WI Region III 
2014 Bill Farmer ID Region VI
2015 Gary Mohr OH

Region III

2015 CEA Advocate

2017 Stacy Watts OH Region III

2017 CEA Advocate

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