Thursday, October 15, 2009

Senior Level Leadership Development Program

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas is pleased to offer a week-long Senior Level Leadership Program for criminal justice professionals at the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center in Huntsville, Texas. The purpose of the program is to equip selected participants with the necessary correctional knowledge from an academic research standpoint and with the necessary leadership skills from a practitioner perspective that are required for Senior Level Leaders.

This training will target deputy directors within adult and juvenile community corrections, assistant wardens/wardens, assistant jail administrators/jail administrators, and assistant superintendents/superintendents within adult and juvenile institutions.

The Institute is now accepting nominations for its inaugural program scheduled for February 7-12, 2010. Please see training listings for detailed information.

This program is limited to 20 participants.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

October Mid-Management Class Picture

Were you part of the October 4 - 9, 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. For more information, visit:

Friday, October 9, 2009

Resource Training Officers of the Year & Other Awards

During this week's 40th Annual Chief Probation Officers conference, a number of individuals were recognized for their assistance to the field and the Texas Probation Training Academy.

Among those honored were:

  • Adult RTO of the Year - Stephanie Christopher from Brazos County CSCD
  • Juvenile Probation RTO of the Year - Stephanie Mitchell Crimiel from Bexar County Juvenile Probation
  • Juvenile Detention RTO of the Year - Terrance Stanton from Bexar County Juvenile Probation
In addition to the above awards, Fred Rangel awarded a service award to Gracie Alanis from Cameron/Willacy County CSCD.

A posthumous award for service was also awarded to Pamela Padgett formerly of Bexar County CSCD. Pamela served as an RTO for many years and was an inspiration to the whole team. Jason Krampitz is show below accepting the award for Pamela from Fred Rangel.