The goals of this program are to revitalize and inspire experienced court unit executives, provide them an opportunity to further develop their expertise, and expose them to leadership ideas and strategies they can pass on to up-and-coming leaders in their own organizations.
JELP participants learn about and reflect upon state-of-the-art thinking in organizational development and new solutions to perennial leadership and management challenges. More specifically, participants:
· Gain a system-wide perspective on court issues and solutions,
· Collaborate and share expertise with peers across court units,
· Attend seminars and webinars featuring experts and thought leaders from inside and outside of government,
· Consider different perspectives on management and leadership challenges faced by diverse organizations,
· Learn through a curriculum built around judiciary-identified leadership competencies plus relevant books and articles,
· Work one-on-one with an executive coach to develop self-selected leadership competencies, and
· Enhance their coaching and mentoring skills.
Court unit executive with at least three years’ experience in their current position with plans to remain in the position until December 2019 (two years after this JELP class concludes) are eligible to apply. For JELP, a court unit executive is defined as Circuit Executive, District Executive, Clerk of Court (Appeals, Bankruptcy, District, BAP), Chief Probation and/or Pretrial Services Officer, Senior Staff Attorney, Chief Pre-argument/Conference Attorney, Bankruptcy Administrator, Circuit Librarian and Chief Circuit Mediator.
To receive the application information, please contact Senior Education Specialist Angela Long (firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-502-4136).