Wednesday, March 25, 2009

March Mid-Mangement Picture Available

Were you part of the March 15 - 20, 2009 Mid-Management Class? If so, you're picture is now available!

In an effort to assist agencies in succession planning and to prepare personnel in supervisory and mid-management positions for greater responsibility, the Correctional Management Institute of Texas offers a week-long Mid-Management Leadership Program, five times a year, for criminal justice professionals at the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center.

Classes consist of employees selected, by nomination only, from adult and juvenile probation departments, the Texas Youth Commission, divisions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Texas Sheriff's Departments. Agency Directors may nominate, as program candidates, employees in a supervisory position with potential for promotion or who possess the potential to be promoted into a supervisory position.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Women in CJ Overflow Hotel Information

We have been notified that the Omni room block for the Women in Criminal Justice conference is now full. An overflow hotel has been set up for you. It will be at the Drury Inn & Suites across the interstate from the Omni. You can call 1-800-325-0270 and reference group number 2060735. They have agreed to honor the state rate of $85.00 for a single room.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

CMIT welcomes new Project Coordinator, Fred Rangel

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas is excited to announce that Fred Rangel has recently joined our team as project coordinator. Fred brings with him over 26 years of experience in the criminal justice field. His broad experience includes serving Angelina County as Director of the Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD). Fred was also a probation officer and supervisor within the Montgomery County Juvenile Probation Department, and Director of Adult Residential Services within the Montgomery County CSCD.

Fred has served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Probation Association (TPA) and was also elected to a two-year term as President for TPA. Additionally, has served on the Probation Advisory Committee (PAC), including a two-year term as Chairman.

Fred earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Corrections as well as his Master of Science in Criminal Justice Management from Sam Houston State University.

Fred’s responsibilities will include program oversight of CMIT’s Texas Probation Training Academy for adult probation training. Fred brings incredible experience and insight to the Institute, and as a well respected corrections professional he will serve as a valuable resource within the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center and the corrections community throughout Texas.