IACTP Awards of Excellence

In keeping with the mission of the organization, IACTP seeks to enhance public safety and fair and humane treatment of offenders by promoting organizational and individual excellence in the profession of correctional training.  The IACTP's Awards of Excellence Program strives to identify and celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding individuals and programs in the field of criminal justice training but to achieve this goal we need your help!  Truly exceptional training programs are difficult to accomplish and as a training professional you know what should or should not be recognized and rewarded.

Submit your nomination for the International Association of Correctional Training Personnel's Awards of Excellence.  IACTP would like to recognize excellence in correctional training in the following categories at the next IACTP Annual Trainers' Conference.

Specialized Topics Award - given for high quality training in a particular course, program or subject.

Innovation Approaches Award - given for high quality training which advances the state of the art in correctional training.

Training System Award - given for high quality training throughout an entire system or training department.

Commercial Program Award - given for a high quality training offered by a commercial vendor.

2016 Award Winners are...

Training System Award 
Gary Hill for his work internationally with CEGA/Contact Center












Commercial Program Award

Caterina Spinaris for the "From Correctional Fatigue to Fulfillment" program










President's Award:  Joe Bouchard 

For more information on the criteria for eligibility for the Awards of Excellence contact Robert Nelsen at: robert.nelsen@wyo.gov.  

To submit your nomination online please click below:
Online Awards of Excellence Nomination Form

If you are unable to access the online awards form, then please use the following link to a Word doc to provide the same information. Once complete, you can submit the Word doc by email and the information will be entered into the award review process.  Award Nomination Form (Word doc)*
*when the file appears on your screen, click the "Open" box in the upper right side of your screen & select the option "Open in Microsoft Word". This will enable you to be able to write your information directly into the document.