Seminars & Webinars

AJA’s Professional Development Seminars & Webinars
focus exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities.

These single or multi-day intensive seminars & webinars provide beneficial and useful information to bring back for use in your facility. Many times the greatest learning experiences come from the networking. Classes include practitioners from all around the country. Many attendees keep in touch with those friends and colleagues they met through AJA training!

Join the thousands of correctional professionals who have turned to AJA for training, while advancing their careers, and strengthening their agencies

2017 Seminar & Webinar Schedule

(subject to change)


October 30 - November 1, 2017 | Seminar - Charleston, South Carolina
Jail Leadership for the 21st Century
Instructors:  Major Amanda Lambert & Mark McCorkle
This 2.5- day seminar will focus on the essential elements necessary to be an effective leader today, tomorrow and in the future.

November 1-2, 2017 | Seminar - Jacksonville, Florida
PREA - Finding the Truth: Investigations of Sexual Abuse of Inmates in Confinement Settings
Instructors: Beth Layman & Isaiah Dennard
This two-day class is designed specifically for investigators who are responsible for investigating allegations (administrative and/or criminal) of sexual abuse in confinement settings.

November 13-14, 2017 | Seminar -Pompano, Florida
It’s Lonely Up Here:  Survival Skills for the New Supervisor
Instructor: Major Sam Davis & Sergeant James Every
This class will focus on pitfalls that often ensnare first-time supervisors, and provide them with a "war bag" to handle situations that no one ever told them about, and deliver the leadership resources to survive effectively and sufficiently.

December 4-7, 2017 | Seminar - Reno, Nevada
Leadership, Operations, and Action Planning: Concrete Skills and Solutions for Today's Jail Manager
Instructors: Esteban Gonzalez, Amanda Lambert & Peter Perroncello

Join us for four days as we examine the best jail practices from across the country! From leadership to communication, from classification to risk management, spend time with other jail professionals as we discuss these key issues.


December 11 - 12, 2017 | Seminar - Williamsburg, Virginia
Managing A Multigenerational Workforce: "Bridging the Gap of the Fantastic Four and Beyond"
Instructors: Brent Craft & Cavin Harley
This two-day interactive seminar provides an environment for you and your agency to identify the characteristics, traits, and core values of the generations in today’s workforce

December 4 - 6, 2017 | Seminar - Omaha, Nebraska
Legal Issues In Today's Jail
Instructors: Carrie Hill
This three-day seminar addresses key legal issues facing jails today as well as Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months.