Speakers will include Stephanie Sutton-Page (NJDA
); Timothy Walsh (USDA Nutrition Programs Branch Manager/Mid-Atlantic Regional Office); and FBSJ's CEO and President Val Traore.
"We welcome their partnership with the NJEDA and the NJDA
in expanding entrepreneurial development throughout the state, particularly in our distressed urban areas.
The Opening Ceremony began with welcoming remarks from ACA, the National Juvenile Detention Administration (NJDA), the Council of Juvenile Corrections Administrators (CJCA) and the state of Pennsylvania.
On Sunday, the participants discussed seven topic areas that were predetermined during several conference calls with selected leaders of NJDA and CJCA.
Forty-five members of the National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA
) and the 35 members of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) divided up into small groups by region to discuss some of the recent challenges they have faced in their facilities.
Seidelman served as editor of the NJDA
Journal of Juvenile Justice and chaired its Constitution and Policy Direction, and Publication committees.
Initiated in 1987, the annual award goes to NJDA
members "whose contributions have benefited the profession and/or helped build or expand the organization's horizons."
* David Roush, director, Center for Research and Professional Development, Michigan State University, National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA
)--The Impact of Removal;
He has been a member of ACA and the National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA
) since 1975.
Roush, Ph.D., is director of the National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA
) Center for Research & Professional Development at Michigan State University.