Correctional Education Association (CEA) is a professional
association for educators working in correctional facilities.
The CEA was founded in 1946 by Austin McCormick, a leader in
prison reform. The
membership of CEA is comprised of educators from the United States,
Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and other nations from around
the world. CEA
publishes a peer-reviewed journal quarterly, a newsletter, and hosts
conferences throughout the year.
The headquarters is located in the DC metro area.
CEA has long standing cooperative relationships with other
correctional and educational groups such as the American
Correctional Association, the American Jail Association, the
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, and the
National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs.
For more information on the Correctional Education
Association, please visit the web at http://www.ceanational.org.
responsible for maintaining the content of the LINCS Correctional
Education Special Collection. Our
extensive experience and contacts in the field of correctional
education affords us the opportunity to make resources available
related to literacy in corrections.
If you have questions or comments, please feel free to
contact the project at the CEA Headquarters.
We can be reached at 800-783-1232 or via email at email@example.com.
Correctional Education Special Collection Brochure
Executive Director of CEA
Assistant Director of CEA and LINCS Project Director
Web Consultant and LINCS Project Cataloger
In the field
of Correctional Education, educators work with the full spectrum of
educational needs. One
of the keys of the LINCS Correctional Education Special Collection
is the Core Knowledge Group. The
individuals of the Core Knowledge Group represent a variety of
backgrounds and experiences in the field of Correctional Education.
Our CKG is comprised of the following members to provide the
collection with a well-rounded content that meets the varied needs
of our audience. The
CEA Special Interest Groups are smaller groups made up of the CEA
membership to network and discuss issues related to a particular
interest area in Correctional Education.
The CKG of the Special Collection provide suggested topic
areas for the content of the collection as well as ensure quality
materials are included in the collection.
The members of the Correctional Education Special Collection
Core Knowledge Group are:
of California at San Bernadino
for the Study of Correctional Education
of the Correctional Education Association
Eggleston provides the perspective of professional development and
training for correctional educators. She is also actively involved in the National Institute for
Correctional Education and began serving her two-year term as
President of CEA.
Prison Education Centre
Representative – Non-Canadian for the CEA
of the CEA International Special Interest Group
Behan provides the international perspective on the Collection.
He also brings valuable contacts with the European Prison
Education Association and from the international correctional
education community. Mr. Behan is also a classroom instructor and brings valuable
information and resources from both the academic and practical stand
of the Rhode Island Training School
of the Council of Directors of Correctional Education (CDCE)
Chorney is responsible for all juvenile correctional education for
the state of Rhode Island. Dr.
Chorney has also served as President of the CDCE for over a year.
Dr. Chorney’s contributes to the Collection both from the
perspective of working juvenile populations, but also the concerns
and issues facing state level administrators of correctional
Warden of Programs for MTC at AZ State Prison - Kingman
of the CEA Female Offenders Special Interest Group
Davis has been working with female offenders for many years and has
served the Correctional Education Association as the Chair of the
Female Offenders Special Interest Group.
He has written many academic articles on strategies for
working with the fast growing demographic of inmates in the United
States: Females. Dr.
Davis’s employment with the Management & Training Corporation
also brings the private prison perspective to the Collection.
Teacher at Loysville Youth Development Center in Pennsylvania
of the CEA Juvenile Special Interest Group
Berquist works with Juvenile Offenders and serves as the Chair of
the Juvenile Special Interest Group.
She is experienced with different web-based resources for
teachers and understands the current trends in juvenile justice.
Lab Teacher at the Maryland Correctional Training Center
of the CEA Literacy Special Interest Group
Cameron works for the Maryland State Dept. of Education Correctional
Education Program. She
has worked with all levels of literacy in the correctional
perspective on literacy in the field and the issues and strategies
for enhancing program delivery are a valuable resource to the
Education Director for the Rhode Island Dept. of Corrections
of the CEA Special Education Special Interest Group
Orleck is responsible for special education for prisons in the state
of Rhode Island. He has
extensive experience in providing services to this population and
understands the issues and trends related to special education for
the correctional population.
Director of the National Institute of Correctional Education
a representative of the National Institute of Correctional
Education, Ms. Eisenhower serves as a vital link between the many
issues in the field of correctional education.
NICE works with the CEA Executive Board, the Council of
Directors of Correctional Education, and with their own advisory
board to identify the current issues in correctional education.
The perspective and knowledge that Ms. Eisenhower brings to
the CKG enhances the ability of the Collection to be responsive to
the needs in the field.
Editor for the Journal of Correctional Education
of Outreach Programs at Ashland University
of the Ohio Penal Education Consortium
Webb brings a variety of expertise from the field to the CKG.
His participation in the Ohio Penal Education Consortium and
Director of Outreach for Ashland provides extensive background on
programs in the field especially post-secondary education.
As an editor of CEA’s Journal of Correctional
Education, he assists with identifying resources with
potential for inclusion in the Collection.
Mr. Webb also received CEA’s Al Maresh Award for
innovations in computer-aided instruction in 2004.
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