ACEA Conference 2020

2020's conference theme is Hindsight 20/20.
Stay tuned for information regarding the 2020 ACEA Conference.

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Alberta Correctional Education

Education is not the only avenue towards recovering and protecting one’s dignity in prison but it is a major one. Done right, it offers a modicum of the authority required of a person for [transformation]. It makes a person in some modest way master of his or her own mind

-Matthew Spellberg (Princeton University)

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Alberta Correctional Education

Many of those incarcerated are people who have had poor educational opportunities. It is never too late to access education.

-Nalini Nadkarni University of Utah

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Transformational Learning in a Correctional Setting



The ACEA is an organization that was created over 30 years ago and is dedicated to the academic, vocational and personal development of inmates through various programs. Studies have shown that inmates that participate in these programs reduce the likelihood of returning to jail by 43% and are 28% more likely to to be employed than those who did not receive any additional programing... (L.M. Davis, RAND) read more

2019 Conference

2019's theme was Energizing Education. We had a panel of amazing speakers come and engage our audience with ideas about teaching philosophies, mental health awareness, and lifelong learning. read more