ACA Award

The American Correctional Association (ACA) Awards Committee selected the GEO Continuum of Care® Program at the Graceville Correctional Facility as the 2018 “Innovation in Corrections” awardee.

The award is a huge testament to the unique and exceptional rehabilitative programming GEO provides.

Dr. George Zoley, CEO and Chairman of the GEO Group accepted the award at the ceremony held on January 8, 2018 at the ACA Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. John Smykla, Director, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University nominated the GEO Continuum of Care® model at Graceville Correctional Facility for its demonstrated success in reducing recidivism, increasing educational levels, increasing cognitive and life skills, increasing employment marketability, and increasing family treatment integration for program participants.