2008 Leadership ForumMarch 9 - 11, 2008Annapolis, MD

CEA is pleased to present the 2008 Leadership Forum theme:  Current Research-State, National, & International.  This year’s Forum features a showcase of research trends in the field of correctional education.  The goal of our annual spring event is to start a discussion about the existing directions and results in correctional education research, and to initiate new directions for the future.

CEA welcomes submissions to the Leadership Forum!  If you are interested in sharing what is happening in your agency, please submit the following information in an email to the CEA office:

  • Applicant Name
  • Address and contact information
  • Title of current research project
  • Research objective
  • 250 word summary (maximum)
  • Source of funding (state, federal, private)
  • Presenter name(s) and title(s)

Proposal deadline is January 6, 2008.  Each presentation will be for no more than one hour.  CEA will provide attendees with a copy of all conference presentations and papers and for posting on the CEA homepage.  For more information or to submit your proposal, contact:

Heather Comstock
800-783-1232 ext 12

Hotel Information:

The Leadership Forum will be held at the brand-new Westin Annapolis Hotel, located at 49 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.  Room rates are $139 single and $164 double occupancy.  Reservations may be made by calling 800-937-8461 by Tuesday, February 5, 2008


Annapolis is approximately 35 minutes from the Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport and can be accessed via taxis and commercial shuttle.



Conference Registration Fees  (PDF)

Conference Information (PDF)

Registration fees to attend the conference are below.  Remember, if you are not a CEA member, you can join CEA and pay the member rate all on one form!  The difference in registration fees for members and non-members is the price of a membership!

Before Feb. 15, 2008

After Feb. 15, 2008

Member Rate*

$ 99.00

$ 149.00

Non-Member Rate


$ 203.00


$ 75.00

$ 109.00

*Current CEA membership will be verified.  Membership must be valid through conference dates.

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