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Dear Leadership Institute Program Participants;


The registration system for all Leadership Institute Programs is not functioning as it should; however, the issue is being addressed.  We hope to have some type of resolution soon.   Until further notice, all face-to-face class registration requests need to be emailed to the following LI team staff:


Diane Herst - 


Sarah Kennedy –


Please send your requests to both Diane and Sarah to ensure your registration is received.  All ACS webinar registrations will continue to be done through WebEx after an invitation email from Tony Cornay ( is sent to those needing the classes.


As a reminder, class registrations are not open until 60 days prior to the start of class.  This process will be no different, so please be mindful of timeframes when you request to be registered. 


Thank you for your patience during this process.

The Leadership Institute Team – Sarah, Diane and Tony


Program Requisite (ACM and ACE Participants please read) :

ACM and ACE participants are required to complete a minimum of one class each 12 months following admittance into the ACM/ACE program in order to remain active participants in the program.  Inactive participants will be removed from the program 12 months following notification of inactivity.   

At this time there is no cost to attend these classes for Arizona certification. Classes are held at the Judicial Education Center in Phoenix and travel costs are the responsibility of the participant or their court.

The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) is increasing the national certification fee to $100 per class beginning July 1, 2018. (applies to ACM and ACE only)

Arizona Court Supervisor (ACS) Face-to-Face classes DO NOT require a fee.