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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Cartoon woman on theater stage

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…

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.