Keep informed on Corrections' current events
  • Corrections Today Magazine
  •  ACAConnect newsletter
Network with other Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Discounts on registration to attend Winter Conference and Summer Congress
Have your Voice Heard!
  • Voting privileges in ACA elections (excludes Associate Members)
Develop Your Career
  • 20% discount on ACA publications, videos, and correspondence courses
  •  10% discount on online training
  • ACA group savings programs

Membership Types and Prices 


ACA membership has many levels suited for your desired level of involvement. Membership is open to all individuals and organizations actively working in the corrections profession.


  Professional I 

Benefits as listed above.
  Domestic Rates
1 year - $35
3 years - $99
  International Rates
1 year - $75
3 years - $215

For nonprofit entities. One-year subscription to Corrections Today magazine and ACAConnect (e-newsletter emailed directly to you), 20 percent discount on all ACA publications and correspondence courses, voting privileges in ACA elections (one vote for the organization), one Congress/Conference registration "member" discount, three ACA directories, State of Corrections conference proceedings, membership card, certificate, and one subscription to the chapter newsletter from your state organization (when applicable)

Domestic Rates
1 year - $300

International Rates
1 year - $390

Executive Gold

All benefits of Professional I and copies of the Directory of Juvenile and Adult Correctional Departments, Institutions, Agencies and Paroling Authorities and the National Jail and Adult Detention Directory (when available)
Domestic Rates
1 year - $100
3 years - $290
International Rates
1 year - $150
3 years - $440


For full-time students not currently working within the field of corrections, retired professionals, volunteers and interested citizens (subject to verification)
Domestic Rates
1 year - $25