Author: NASJE

SJI Webinar to Explain Funding Toolkit for State Courts

The State Justice Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of justice in state courts and foster innovative, efficient solutions for common issues faced by all courts. SJI recognizes that funding plays an important role in fostering innovation. In recognition that many courts are unfamiliar with these funding opportunities and how these resources can be leveraged, SJI is launching a Funding Toolkit for State Courts and Justice System Partners in the coming weeks.

Why Managers should use their ‘three brains’ to Make Decisions

Leaders making difficult choices should learn whether to listen to their head, heart or gut feeling, says Karlien Vanderheyden.

‘My head is saying one thing, my heart is saying another.’ A common cliché bandied around when making a tough decision. With business leaders and managers having to make fast, difficult choices on a daily basis, the struggle between what their head is saying and what their heart is saying is likely to be all too familiar.

Court Leaders and Coaching

According to Kevin Cashman in Forbes magazine, coaching and developing others are among the top three most important leadership competencies. Yet, despite such a high rating of importance, coaching scores as the lowest practiced competency around the world.i Leaders today have a real interest in learning skills that benefit their organizations, especially in the constantly changing world in which they operate. The courts are no exception.

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New Haven, CT is known for their Pies It’s a True Love Story! Sally’s Apizza Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana Modern APizza Bar Pizza You should definitely try a Clam Pie while you’re here!

From the President (Winter 2020)

Janice Calvi-Ruimerman

My space is not my own. Articles that speak to me are kept close to remind me of my vision and my professional focus. My desk, seemingly large, has become ever so crowded by these professional reminders of what, I feel, are important or timely. On the plus side, these items prompt me daily to stay the course. In 2009, I came across an article about education and visioning for the future of the Courts; this has been my Codex ever since. As so pointedly stated in the article, Courts as a Learning Organization: Towards a Unifying Vision, “A learning organization is intended to be a catalyst for continual change.” That became my vision, my proposed unified vision.

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New Haven has the THEATER Long Wharf Theater The Shubert Theater The Yale Repertory Theater Yale University Theater Criterion Cinema We are not far from Broadway and there are Broadway discounts From New Haven, you can catch the express train…

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From New Haven it’s a short trip to: NYC ~ 84 miles Providence ~ 103 miles & Newport, RI ~ 34 more miles Boston ~ 139 miles Vermont ~ 126 miles to Brattleboro & 257 miles to Stowe New Hampshire…

Bouch completes certifications

NASJE member Dr. Jan Bouch recently completed her certification as a Conversational Intelligence Coach. Her capstone project, C-IQ Transformational Competencies Mapped to ICF Core Competencies, was selected for presentation at the August 2019 graduation. Dr. Bouch, a Professional Certified Coach…

Meet NASJE Member Isabel Alvarez Galeano

Welcome to Isabel Alvarez Galeano of Connecticut! What was your path to judicial education? Early in my career with Judicial as a Child Support Enforcement Officer, I was part of their outreach program where I went to the community to…

Margaret Allen is 2019 Thorson Award Honoree

Margaret Allen receives NASJE’s Karen Thorson Award from President Dr. Anthony Simones at the 2019 NASJE Annual Conference

Margaret R. Allen of the National Center for State Courts was announced as the 2019 Karen Thorson Award winner at NASJE’s Annual Conference in October in Denver. The Thorson award goes to a NASJE member who has made a significant contribution to both NASJE and judicial branch education nationally and is NASJE’s highest recognition of excellence and contributions to the field of judicial branch education. The award’s eponym, Ms. Karen Thorson, was the first recipient in 2012.

From the President (Fall 2019)

Janice Calvi-Ruimerman

By NASJE President Janice Calvi-Ruimerman. For my first letter from the president, I feel it is important to negate a common misconception about our organization. I heard most recently someone describing me as, “she no longer does judicial education.” Interesting, I thought, then what do I do?

News Flash: 2020 NASJE Conference

News Flash

Did You Know? NASJE 2020 Annual Conference August 9 – August 12, 2020 Host State is CONNECTICUT and the City is New Haven Hotel is the Omni at YALE with a NASJE rate of $199.00 Average temp in Connecticut in…