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Blast from the Past: Conference Security Still an Issue

BlastFromThePast

With state budgets shrinking, many judicial educators are looking for additional sources of funding to supplement their programs. This Spring 1999 article, Fund-Raising Questions for Judicial Educators by Krista Johns, gives some practice advice on what to know before making an ask or applying for a grant.

Blast from the Past: Self-Directed Learning

BlastFromThePast

With state budgets shrinking, many judicial educators are looking for additional sources of funding to supplement their programs. This Spring 1999 article, Fund-Raising Questions for Judicial Educators by Krista Johns, gives some practice advice on what to know before making an ask or applying for a grant.

Team Life Cycles

Forming, storming, norming, and performing, comprise an influential framework for understanding the life cycle of teams. Judicial branch educators can use this framework to better understand their own teams, as well as to educate judges and court managers about the essential practice of building teams.

Civics Education for Court Staff

According to The Nation’s Report Card, the official site for results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, high school seniors are falling behind in their understanding of government and civics, scoring less than 50% on national tests. And unless you pursue a career in law, government, or politics, it doesn’t get any better after high school.

New Feature: Educating Court Personnel

Sychronous or Asynchronous

Educating and training court personnel is every bit as important as educating our judges, but often it gets less airtime. So NASJE News is launching a new feature category exclusively dedicated to education for court personnel, starting with this article.

Blast from the Past: Self-Directed Learning

BlastFromThePast

What type of education do educators need? In her Fall 1997 article, Self-Directed Learning: Planning Our Own Professional Education, Catherine Zeph asks do we as educators take time to plan or even think about our own education needs.

Creating Teams to Enhance JBE Programs

Regardless of whether you are a member of a team, a formal manager, or an informal leader, it is important to understand how teams can be formed and enhanced to produce the most effective JBE programs.

Taking the Bench: An Online Course for New General Jurisdiction Judges

For many years, The National Judicial College (NJC) has heard from judges about the unavailability of education for judges who have been recently elected or appointed. These judges often take the bench without any formal education other than a briefing from their future court clerks. To remedy this gap in education, the NJC created an online, self-study course for newly elected or appointed general jurisdiction judges to educate them about their new role.