Arizona Judicial Branch


Arizona Court Supervisor (ACS)

ACS Application

To register for the Arizona Court Supervisor series, you must fill out and submit the
 Registration Application.


Frontline court and probation department supervisors, or new supervisors and managers in the court system are eligible to participate in the Arizona Court
program. Participants must currently be a judicial branch employee.

This program will enable supervisors to complete supervisory training at their own pace through online courses, webinars, and face-to face classes held throughout the year at the Education Services Division, Judicial Education Center in Phoenix.  

ACS Checklist
(Revised Jun. 2013)

Download the ACS Checklist and keep it in your records.

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Required coursework for Arizona Court Supervisor program consists of:


·         Transition to Role of Supervisor  (Introduction to the program)              

·         Supervisory Ethics

Face-to-Face:  (Classes held at Judicial Education Center, in Phoenix)

·         Human Resources (one day classroom)

·         Supervisor’s Role in Caseflow Management (one day classroom)

·         Probation Endorsement

o    Case Management for Probation Supervisors (one day classroom)

(In lieu of Supervisor’s Role in Caseflow Management course)

o    Essential Components of Probation (1/2 day)

Self-paced Online Classroom:

Click on each title to go to that section, read the course descriptions, and download their corresponding worksheets:

·         Business Coaching (4 classes)

·         Effective Management: Creating Successful Solutions

·         Having Tough Talks/Managing Conflict with Direct Reports (2 classes) 

·         Managing Effective Business Meetings

·         Leading Teams: Launching a Successful Team

·         Leadership Essentials: Motivating Employees

·         Employee Relations: Communicating for Effective Employee Relations

·         Time Management

·         Managing Change (2 classes)

·         Developing a Strategic Plan/Advancing Justice Together (2 classes)

·         Historical and Contemporary View of the Courts in Government and Society (VIDEO)

·         Security and Emergency Preparedness (VIDEO)

·         Legal Advice vs. Legal Information (Computer-Based Training) 

Arizona Plus Supervisor Capstone: (Two days - classroom)

·         Leadership

·         Public Education and Media

·         Workflow Processes and Environment

·         Records Management


Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. When classes are full, priority is given to persons who are currently serving in a supervisory position over those who are aspiring to become supervisors.

At this time there is no cost to attend these classes. Classes are held at the Judicial Education Center in Phoenix and travel costs are borne by the participant or their court. Participants will be issued a user license by the Education Services Division to access online classes.