Arizona Judicial Branch

Jeff Schrade

Jeff Schrade is the Education Services Division Director for the Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts.

In this senior level position Jeff provides leadership on statewide Judicial Branch education initiatives and innovations that have made Arizona one of the leaders among states in judicial education. Jeff directs the work of 25 employees and oversees a $3 million budget, in addition to supporting the work of various Supreme Court education committees. The Education Services Division is responsible for the development and delivery of relevant, timely and quality educational programs for judicial officers and employees of the Arizona Judicial Branch.

Prior to joining the Court, Jeff was with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. He has served in a variety of positions, including Senior Director. In that capacity Jeff, along with the Executive Director, was responsible for a $7 million budget and 26 staff. He was directly responsible for oversight of internal IT infrastructure including public legal information web sites:, and; he directing public information and legal assistance programs; grant programs for 40 grantee agencies; and providing over 40 adult education and continuing legal education training sessions each year. Jeff was also Senior Director of Kids Voting Arizona (operating through a partnership with the Foundation) reaching over 450,000 AZ students in 2009. Prior to his years at the Foundation Jeff was a Communications/Special Projects Coordinator with the Children’s Action Alliance and worked with the United Way of Greater Tucson.

ACE: Education, Training & Development