Welcome to the MCA website

Welcome to the MCA Website

                                Founded in 1933, The Minnesota Corrections Association (MCA) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit membership
serving corrections professionals throughout the State of Minnesota.

Our Mission: To promote the professional development of individuals working in all aspects of the corrections field
and to promote ethical and just correctional practice.

Become a Member!

NEW STUDENT MEMBERSHIP Rate - $10 per year!
MCA's has lowered student membership rates to $10 - this is a permanent rate change.

MCA will be offering Scholarships to Student Members
to attend the Annual Training Institute in October
Watch for more details on how to apply soon!!

MCA Board of Directors

MCA Sponsorship Opportunities

MCA Committees


Welcome to MCA's New Platinum Sponsor
Volunteers of America

"Our services for adults in community re-entry promote
further responsibility, quality of life and ethical behavior
in the home and the community."


FREE MCA Member Monthly Workshops

Next Training: August 18 - Gambling Addiction

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
DOC Central Office
1450 Energy Park Drive - St. Paul
West Entrance - Afton Room - 1st Floor

Registration NOW OPEN

Save These Dates
Watch for notice of registration open!

September 15
October 20
November 17
December 15

Thanks members for attending the previous workshops and your positive feedback. 
We're glad you are enjoying these events!

  • Ethical Issues and Boundaries in Practitioner-Client Relationships
  • Maintaining Boundaries What Games Do Offender Play
  • Human Trafficking


2017 Legislative Summary
An excellent summary is now available on our Members Only.

 Click here to access
You will need to be signed into your member account
(sign in - upper right corner of webpage)

Our thanks to member Les Schultz
for his diligent work on this!!

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MCA Scholarship Awards
MCA will be awarding
2-$500 scholarships in 2017

Current MCA members
a dependent of a current MCA member
is eligible to apply.

The applicant must be an incoming student or currently enrolled in an accredited two-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school. 

Click here for application.
Submission deadline is September 15, 2017.

The Tracker/

Legislative Update

6th Volume for 2017
Now Available!
Click here for current and previous issues of
MCA Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari's reports.

     1st Volume for 2017
Now Available!
The FORUM is published up to six times a year.
The FORUM is a Member's Only Benefit.
Current and past issues are available in

the Member's Only section. Click here   
Not a Member Yet?
Click here to join today!

Job Posting Board

Check out the job postings on the MCA website.
Click here or click on the link across the
ribbon bar at the top of the page

Do you have a job you want posted?
Contact the MCA office at

Other Training Opportunities

MCA lists trainings and conferences for
associations, and
organizations associated with those
in the field of corrections.
Be sure to visit the
"Other Training Opportunities" 
section through the
Events link
at the top ribbon bar.

Tuition Discount
Concordia offers tuition discounts
to MCA members
Click $$$ here for details

  Juvenile Justice Resource Guide

The MCA Juvenile Justice Committee has put together this great resource guide.  
Check it out on their committee page. 

Juvenile Justice Committee Page

MCA Fall Institute
October 25-27, 2017
Grand View Lodge
Nisswa, Minnesota


Click here for Exhibitor Registration 

Click here for Conference Registration - Early Rate Valid if Paid by 9/1/17

Click here for the Conference Program

Click here for the link to overnight lodging at Grand View Lodge


MCA Spring Workshop
March 23, 2017
Rochester, MN

Special Thanks to
Prairie Lakes Youth Programs
for being an Event Sponsor!!

Thank you to our exhibitors for
attending this event!!

ASL Interpreting Services, Inc.
Leo A. Hoffman Center, Inc.
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Volunteers of America

Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

Visit our Sponsor Page with direct links
to our sponsor websites!

  Platinum Sponsors

180 Degrees, Inc.

BI Incorporated

DWI Solutions


The Duluth Bethel

MINNCOR Industries

MN Adult & Teen Challenge

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs


Gold Sponsors

Satellite Tracking of People, LLC

Village Ranch


Upcoming events

08/18/2017 9:00 AM • DOC Central Office - Afton Room - 1st Floor
10/25/2017 • Grandview Lodge, Nisswa, Minnesota
10/25/2017 9:00 AM • Grand View Lodge, Nisswa, MN


MCA Office 
PO Box 261
Wyoming, MN 55092

Phone: 651.462.8320 
Fax: 651.717.6137

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