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The Correctional Education Association - Wisconsin (CEA-W) founded in 1984, is a non-profit, professional education association. Correctional education sites in Wisconsin include: jails, juvenile detention centers, juvenile and adult state institutions and a federal prison.

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CEA-Wisconsin Training Day returns to the Osthoff Resort

The CEA-Wisconsin Board of Directors is pleased to again host the CEA-Wisconsin Training Day at the beautiful Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake on Monday, May 6, 2019. This year the CEA-Wisconsin Board is offering a registration rate of a low, low FREE for CEA Members and $65 for non-members.


The Conference Planning Committee again hopes to provide a wide array workshops focusing on literacy, county jails, juveniles, library services, professional development, and other areas to make this Training Day an excellent professional development opportunity. Complete workshop descriptions will be published in the March/April issue of this newsletter and will be posted on the www.ceawisconsin.org website in March.


The Wisconsin Correctional Teacher of the Year will be honored at the Training Day and featured a silent auction will be held.


Make plans to join the correctional educators representing state adult and juvenile institutions, county jails and detention centers, Wisconsin technical colleges and local literacy organizations at the CEA-Wisconsin Training Day.


Call for Presentations

You can help by offering to present a workshop at the Training Day. A Call for Presentations has already been emailed to many of you and is available on the www.ceawisconsin.org website.


The sessions will last 75 minutes. The Deadline for proposal submissions is February 21st, 2019. Completed Call for Presentations forms are to be sent to Emily Propson at Emily.Propson@dhs.wisconsin.gov.


The CEA-Wisconsin Training Day Registration Form has also has already been emailed to many of you and is available on the www.ceawisconsin.org website.


The Training Day registration deadline is May 1, 2019. The completed form along with payment should be sent to:

Tim Malchow - CEA Treasurer

c/o Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution

PO Box 31

Plymouth, WI  53073-0031


Osthoff Resort Lodging

In past years, some Training Day participants elected to arrive early and enjoy the beautiful Osthoff Resort. The Osthoff Resort is a AAA Four-Diamond resort that offers that offers a casual atmosphere within its elegant surroundings.


Guests can enjoy some of the resort’s amenities and recreational activities including:  an indoor pool, two whirlpools and saunas, a fitness center, an arcade, tennis courts, Aspira Spa, Golf at Quit Qui Oc Golf Club, Lola's on the Lake Restaurant & Lounge, Otto's Restaurant, Elkhart Inn Restaurant, the Elk Room Lounge, hiking and biking.


The Osthoff Resort has agreed to offer rooms at state rates for May 5 & 6. All rooms have beautiful lakeside or woodland views. Accommodations can be made by calling 1-800-876-3399 and asking for the Correctional Education Association-Wisconsin block of rooms. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit. Individual guests must present their own proof of tax exempt status or are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.5%). The guest room rates are $82 single and $102 double.

The deadline for hotel reservations is April 12, 2019.


Register today for a great professional development experience for correctional educators! Hope to see you at the Osthoff!









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