Core Summary

A one page Core Module Summary has been created depicting each module and their associated competencies.  NACM believes the document will prove useful when sharing details of the Core whether it be in an informal setting or through formal educational or training…

Core Support: Discovery

The Core is composed of 13 competencies organized into 3 modules and more deeply connected by more than a dozen components. These varying degrees of organization are in place to encourage organic discovery. Let’s talk about the broad categories first:…

Core Curriculum Development Update

Developing an educational curriculum is more than creating course outlines and PowerPoint presentations. Curriculum design involves a detailed process for ensuring that the intended use is well-defined, the potential audiences and their needs are identified, and the delivery methods are determined. In addition,…

Core Support: The Structure

In 2014, NACM set out to redevelop the Core Competencies that had served the court management community so well since 1990. This site is the result of that effort. At launch, the new core is composed of 13 competencies spanning…

Core webinar recorded and posted on NACM site

The Core Webinar held on December 19, 2014 is now available for viewing in the ‘Members Only’ section of the NACM website – nacmnet.org.  Many thanks to the over 100 people who joined the webinar.  Information shared included a historical perspective, project…

Introducing the New Core System

In 1990, the National Association for Court Management (NACM) surveyed its members to evaluate the goals, priorities, and services of the association. What emerged from that survey was a clear desire from the field for national programs that were relevant…

NACM Updates the Core Competencies

Due to the field of court administration becoming increasingly professionalized and diverse, in 2010, NACM leadership requested a review of its current core competencies.. With increasing responsibilities, new demands of staff, and changes in the environment in which court managers work (e.g.,…