Correctional Education Association
2012 Leadership Forum
From Quality Education to High School/GED Completion to Employment
April 1-3, 2012 ~ Columbia, MD

General Session Speakers:

  • Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Assistant Secretary of Vocational & Adult Education
  • Nicole Chestang, Executive Vice President of the GED Testing Service

Scheduled Major Workshop Topics:

  • CEA-GED National Survey of Correctional Readiness for Computer-Based Assessment
  • National Institute for Corrections (NIC) and other workforce readiness programs
  • Federal RAND Corporation Best Practices in Correctional Education study
  • GED and career computer-based assessment projects
  • US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences study on best models for delivery of post secondary education

Vendor Exhibits

2012 Forum Exhibit Form.doc

Exhibit Layout (.jpg)

Hotel Information:

The Leadership Forum will be held at the Sheraton Columbia Hotel, located at 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044.  Room rates are $139 for single and double occupancy.  Reservations may be made by calling 888-627-8318 by Thursday, March 15, 2012! Please identify yourself as a member of the Correctional Education Association.

Conference Registration Fees

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. 25, 2012

After Feb. 25, 2012

Member Rate*

$ 229.00

$ 279.00

Non-Member Rate

$ 294.00

$ 344.00


$ 154.00

$ 194.00

*Current CEA membership and non-member Student/Retiree information will be verified.  Membership must be valid through conference dates. 

Registration Form (pdf)

Registration Form (e-commerce)

Forum Exhibit Form (.doc)

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