Does it seem like institution heads have little voice in the policies
shaping their operations?
Would you like to see wardens accorded the respect and influence
they once received?
Do you think that the American Correctional Association (ACA) needs
to respond more aggressively to the needs of jail and prison administrators?
If your answer
are YES, this is your opportunity to join the only warden's organization
that has members from coast to coast and throughout Canada and the
United States. Numbers DO talk, and we can help wardens, superintendents,
and jail administrators to have their rightful voice in corrections,
if our membership increase.
we can set goals and achieve results that make a difference when
it comes to jail and prison operations and the status of wardens
in our field.
A regular newsletter shares insights gained by wardens with years
of institutional experience as well as information relevant to
prisons and jails.
Hospitality suites and meetings at the ACA conferences provide
opportunities to meet and exchange information.
In conjunction with NIC, Eastern Kentucky University and other
professional organizations, NAAWS has offered workshops on issues
such as Managing Change and Diversity in the Workforce.
for the Future- NAAWS awards scholarships to promising students
in the corrections field.
The annual Warden of the Year Banquet permits peers to salute
of Valor- given for heroic action - in the line of duty.