The Education Services Division is comprised of several different committees and units, each with a different function and role in their service to the court community. Click the banner or text link for the division to go to that committee's home page. The Committee on Judicial Education and Training (COJET) assists the Arizona Supreme Court in developing educational policies and standards for the court system, and is responsible for monitoring the quality of educational programs, recommending changes in policies and standards, and approving guidelines for accrediting training programs.




Current Meeting

April 6, 2023 10am – 12pm

Location & Remote Access

Meeting ID: 968 5847 8918 

Passcode: 176448

Agenda and Materials


Future Meetings

August 17, 2023

December 8, 2023

Committee Staff
Committee Assistant
Jeff Schrade (602) 452-3000
Jenifer Grubbe (602) 452-3006




The Committee on Leadership and Workforce Excellence (COLAWE) assists the judicial branch leadership to coordinate, direct, and provide oversight of judicial branch leadership development programming and training initiatives which maintain the excellence of Arizona’s judicial branch workforce.  This Committee works with training coordinators to assist in development of professional and comprehensive curriculum and develop meaningful, comprehensive management and leadership trainings and programs for current and future court leaders to use in advancing the administration of justice in Arizona.   



Date/Time April 7, 2023 10am – 12pm

Judicial Education Center

3003 N. Central Ave., 5th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012


Conference Call-in/WebEx


Meeting ID: 91329056114

Passcode: 562452

Agenda and Materials

Future Meetings: July 14, 2023
Committee Staff Renu Sapra, (602) 452-3015
Committee Assistant Sarah Kennedy, (602) 452-3027


The Judicial College of Arizona  (JCA) is responsible for the development, implementation, and administrative oversight of the training of Arizona’s judicial officers, as well additional educational programs which support Arizona’s judicial branch.  The JCA is governed by a Board and is staffed by the Education Services Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). The Board is led by a dean and an associate dean, and is composed of judges from all varieties of state courts, as well as members representing the educational community and public.

JCA Board Meetings

The JCA Board holds quarterly public meetings to review evaluations of the past programs, assess the status of programs in development, and implement planning for future programs. The Board also discusses current trends in judicial training, explores opportunities for partnerships with external partners, and analyzes the training implications for changes in judicial branch policies and direction. 



Date/Time June 3, 2023 1:00 pm

JEC: 3003 N. Central Ave. Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ.


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 993 5248 3467

Passcode: 872690



Future Meetings 

September 8th

December 8th

Committee Staff Gabe Goltz  (602) 452-3033
Committee Assistant Jenifer Grubbe (602) 452-3006 

The Committee on Probation Education (COPE)  is responsible for assisting the Arizona Supreme Court in the development, adoption and oversight of curriculum and faculty for probation officers and juvenile detention officers to enhance competency and continuity of knowledge and practice.  COPE membership includes leadership from adult and juvenile departments, law enforcement, judges, public members and AOC directors.




November 7, 2023 (Zoom meeting)


 Time:   9am-11am
 Location: Virtual via Zoom
Remote Access:

Zoom (email Michelle Wessels for more information)

Committee Staff: Holly Burdine (602) 452-3025
Committee Assistant: Michelle Wessels (602) 452-3010

  COPE Report

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as auxiliary aids or materials in alternative formats, by contacting Michelle Wessels at [email protected] or (602) 452-3010.  A person requesting an accommodation should make the request as early as possible to allow time to arrange the requested accommodation.







June 6, 2023
September 19, 2023                                                                         


Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: 3003 N. Central Ave. 5th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Remote Access:

 Zoom (email Michelle Wessels or Deneen Bertucci for more information)

Parking: Validations provided for Phoenix Corporate Tower Parking Garage
Committee Staff: Deneen Bertucci (602) 452-3005
Committee Assistant: Michelle Wessels (602) 452-3010


 Meeting Materials:

  Meeting Minutes
  PREA Instructor Guide