National Training Conference Workshop Presentations



NCIA’s National Training Conference offers informative and cutting-edge professional development for its attendees. PowerPoint Presentations for some of the workshops from past conferences are provided below.


Track A
Incorporating Skill-Based Training
Skill Based Training – Are We Meeting Our Objective?
Offender Professional Development: The Importance of
National Certifications for Offender Success

Programs for Better Reentry: Makin’ it Work and Job Hunters
3D Printing—Providing 21st Century Skills to Offenders

Track B
Preparing for Reentry and Post-Release Success
Transformational Workforce Development: What Really Works
Leading Offenders to Work
Rehabilitation: Is It Lost in the Translation?
Leading Offenders to Work

Track C
Maximizing Internal and External Stakeholder Engagement
Working Together in Partnership – Addressing Security Concerns
Correctional Industries–Taking Food Service to the Next Level and Beyond
Legislators – Friend, Foe or Somewhere in Between
Sing Out Loud – Find the Best Method to Sing Your Program’s Praises
Your Staff—Your Best Advocates
Reaching Out to Private Businesses

Track D
Increasing the Impact of Correctional Industries
Strategic Planning – Building the Organization through Focus
Green Seal: Producing Certified Sustainable Cleaning Products
Strategies for Employment Success
Elements of a Continuous Improvement Management System
Developing Cutting-Edge Product Markets

Track E
Special One-Day Program for Jails
The Benefits of Jail Industries in Your Facility
Successful Jail Industry Programs – What Works Part 1
Successful Jail Industry Programs – What Works Part 2



Track A
Foundations of Financial Sustainability

Building Financial Intelligence
Promoting Your CI’s Impact
Building Financial Intelligence (repeat of A-1)
Building a Culture of Quality Customer Service

Track B
Reentry Success: Building From Within

Practicing What We Preach From The Inside Out
Crafting Seamless Transitions
Caught In The Web Of Criminal Thinking: Addressing Thinking Patterns
Understanding The 16 Habits Of Mind
Developing Quality Post-Release Employment And Retention Services

Track C
Organizational Culture And The Emergence Of Evidence-Based Programming

Criminal Justice – What Works
How Research Informs Decision Making
Why Work While Incarcerated? Inmate Perceptions on Prison Industry Employment
The Relationship Between Employment and Recidivism: A Review of the Evidence
Shaping CI Organizational Culture

Track D
Replicating Private Industry Environment

Correctional Industries: Build Them Stronger
Finding New Public/Private Partners
Bringing The Outside World To Prison
PIE Strategies: How To Make Them Work For You
Inmate Tracking: The Missing Link


Building the Foundation
Investing in Your Assets
Equipping Offenders
Strengthening Opportunities
Achieving Reentry Success



Leadership and Management: Coaching a Championship Correctional Industries Team
You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can’t Make Him Juggle Bowling Balls
Leading in Times of Adversity
Leading a Jail Industry Program through the Development Process

Sales, Marketing & Business Development: Changing with the Times-It’s Not the Same Old Ballgame
The Impact of Technology on Correctional Industries Sales and Marketing Efforts
Customer Service – It’s About More than Just Answering the Phone
Innovative Marketing and Sales Strategies to Successfully Grow Your Correctional Industries Program and Profitability
Building High Performance and Dynamic Teams
Roundtable Discussion on New Business Development for PIE Partners

Business Operations and Solutions: Improving and Innovating to Drive Correctional Industry Success
Introduction to Lean Fundamentals and Program Deployment
Startup and Run a Successful Braille Program
PIECP Compliance Solutions – Staying on Top of the Nine Mandatory Criteria
Correctional Industries Partnering with Correctional Industries
Successful Food Programs Created by Innovative Partnerships between Departments of Correction and Correctional Industries

Best Practices in Correctional Industries and Reentry
Best Practices in Integrating Reentry Programs in Your Everyday CI Operations
What Can ACA Accreditation Do for You?

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