From the President (Fall 2014)

NASJE President Kelly Tait

“What do you want your legacy to be?” I started getting this rather intimidating question during my year as NASJE’s president-elect. It made me feel each time as if someone had just said “You’re It!” in a game of tag … and it made me think.

The Fundamentals of Our Profession

On Sunday, August 2, 2014, a handful of eager judicial educators and several judges attended the day-long preconference session The Fundamentals of Our Profession. Most participants were newer to the field and/or this was their first time attending the annual National Association of State Judicial Educators Conference (NASJE), while a few were experienced and were attending the preconference session as a refresher.

Conducting Effective Training through Careful Evaluation

A Guide to Conducting Effective Training Evaluations: Recommendations, Strategies and Tools for Dependency Court Improvement Programs

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), as part of the National Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues, a service of the Children’s Bureau, developed A Guide to Conducting Effective Training Evaluations: Recommendations, Strategies and Tools for Dependency Court Improvement Programs. The Guide assists in identifying training needs, developing training methodologies and evaluation tools, and assessing training outcomes.