Arizona Court Manager (ACM)



Second-level managers, senior supervisors or participants completing the Arizona Court Supervisor (ACS) program are eligible for enrollment in the Arizona Court Manager (ACM) program.  Participants must currently be a judicial branch employee. 


To apply for admission to the Arizona Court Manager (ACM) program complete an ACM program application form and submit it to   (Choose the appropriate application below).


  • Court/Department ApplicationAdmission requires approval of one’s court or department head—typically the presiding judge, chief probation officer, juvenile court center director, clerk of the court or superior court administrator.
  • Completed applications may be submitted online or by mail.  To submit online, you may scan the completed form and email it to OR you may click on the “Submit Application” button once all electronic signatures have been collected.  

ACM Application


To register for the Arizona Court Manager series, fill out this application and submit.

 Court/Department Application.




  • AOC ApplicationAdmission requires approval from the AOC employee’s division director and the AOC Executive office Director or Deputy Director.


ACM Application

(AOC Staff)

To register for the Arizona Court Manager series, fill out this application and submit.
 AOC Staff Application







Once you've been admitted to the program, please watch this Welcome Video. 

Class Enrollment:


Once admitted, participants can register online for leadership classes.  Registration opens two months prior to the class start date and is on a first come, first served basis; enrollment is limited.  Events are posted periodically as available, therefore participants are encouraged to visit the calendar frequently to be advised of new training opportunities, or contact for assistance.


Program Requisite:


Participants must:

  • Complete the entire ACM program within seven years of their enrollment date. Once the 7-year term has expired, ACM classes older than 7 years will expire requiring the individual to retake the class for ACM credit, and repay the $100.00 ICM fee if ICM credit is desired.
  • Complete a minimum of one class each 12 months following admittance into the ACM program, to remain active in the program.   Inactive participants will be removed from the ACM program 12 months following written notification of inactivity.   If this occurs, the individual must reapply to continue coursework. 
  • PLEASE NOTE: Participants who want to get the ICM Certified Court Executive (CCE) certification must get the ICM Certified Court Manager (CCM) certification first. This also applies if participants are planning to attend the Institute for Court Management Fellows program. Please contact Education Services ( for further information.


Program Cost: 
  • There is no cost to attend classes, however travel and per diem are the responsibility of each individual and their court. Classes are held at the Judicial Education Center, in Phoenix.
  • PLEASE NOTE:  Tribal court employees are subject to additional program fees. Please contact Education Services ( for further information.
  • Certified Court Manager Certification: Participants who wish to obtain the ICM Certified Court Manager (CCM) certificate will be charged a $100 per class fee payable to the NCSC.   Fees can be paid by check, credit card or purchase requisition
  • Credit card and e-check payments are now being processed through NCourt payment portal.  Please go to  Select “LEADERSHIP” as program type and follow the directions provided in the portal to make your payment.  A receipt will be provided upon completion of payment.  Payments must be processed prior to the start of class.  If you have any questions, please contact Julee Bruno at 602.452.3002 or
  • Registration fees are REFUNDABLE prior to CLOSE OF REGISTRATION WITH A WRITTEN CANCELLATION, LESS A 25% ADMINISTRATIVE FEE; and are NON-REFUNDABLE after CLOSE OF REGISTRATION; however, they are transferable. In the event you are unable to attend a class, a credit can be applied toward a future ESD-sponsored event within 365 days from first day of registered event.  Please contact our office to arrange for transfer if necessary.