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We are excited to announce our professional development scholarships have returned. 

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78th CEA International Conference & Training Event

Join us in Columbus, Ohio from July 28 – 31, 2024.

Welcome To CEA National

Welcome to the Correctional Education Association (CEA), a professional association of educators and administrators working in adult and juvenile correctional settings all over the world. CEA provides critical training, cutting-edge research, and valuable networking opportunities for members to assist in delivering effective, life-changing education for students. CEA helps members stay informed about the latest developments in education practice and the corrections industry.


CEA’s focus is to deliver quality education and help incarcerated students achieve successful release and reintegration into the community.

Standards Commision

The CEA Standards Commission has established comprehensive performance objectives, which form a framework for evaluating education programs in correctinal settings.


The conference page provides up to date information regarding our national and regional conferences.

Journal of Correctional Education (JCE)

The JCE is the foremost and longest published academic publication in the field of correctional education. It is the most widely cited Journal in the field.