Benefits Of Membership

Access to special insurance** through the Trust for Insuring Educators (TIE), CEA members can get great rates on auto, health, and liability coverage. Save time and money with one source for all of your insurance needs.

Dual Membership with the Coalition of Adult Basic Education (COABE) at no additional cost when becoming a member of CEA. A full list of added benefits can be found here.

Subscription to the Journal of Correctional Education (JCE)*, is a peer-reviewed journal that presents current research in the field of correctional education. Each issue delivers articles on best practices, comparative outcomes, or research to keep members informed about what other educators are achieving across the country.

CEA News & Notes is published quarterly to keep members informed about the business of CEA. It includes information regarding professional development opportunities, best practices, and current articles on programs across the country.

State or Provincial charter membership is included with the national membership, includes membership in your state or provincial chapter. Each chapter provides additional opportunities for continued education, networking, and collaboration on new projects. A state or region newsletter is included in your membership if available.

Reduced conference rates** are made available to members attending national, regional, and state events.

Voting privileges** allow individual members the opportunity to make their voice heard to the CEA Executive Board. Members contribute to the direction and representation of CEA by voting on officers for the association, association standards, and specific policies to grow and improve the association.

**not included with Corporate or Institution/Library membership**


Join or Renew CEA Membership

  • Individual ($65/year)
  • Lifetime ($1000 – $100 per year for 10 years)
  • Subscription ($65/year)
  • Student/Retiree ($45/year)
  • Library ($110)

For information on Corporate Membership, click here.

Payroll Deduction

If you are interested in participating in a Payroll Deduction Program with CEA, first contact your state payroll office to obtain the requirements, as each state is different. CEA is willing to work with any set of requirements in order to provide this service to you! Call 443-459-3080 for more information.

Member-Get-A-Member Credits

We’ve found that CEA members demonstrate and explain the value of CEA membership better than anyone else and we want to reward your efforts. When you share with your colleagues the educational opportunities, news, networking and resources that CEA membership provides and they become a member, we’ll add a credit to your membership. When you collect five credits in a calendar year, you’ll get your next annual CEA membership for FREE!

For more information on this benefit, please email Kiara Graham or call (443) 459-3080.