Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022
The following entities are hereby
designated as Accredited Providers:
(1) The AOPC Judicial Education
Education Committee of the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial
National Judicial College.
Any entity that institutionally
provides education primarily to judges may apply to be recognized as an
accredited provider under these rules.
(1) Application may be made for
certification as an accredited provider by submitting the appropriate form or
documentation to the Department for action by the Board.
Accredited provider status
may be granted at the discretion of the Board if:
(i) within the past two (2) years, five
(5) separate programs of CJE have been presented that meet the standards of
quality set forth in these rules, or
(ii) the Applicant has demonstrated to
the Board that the provider has consistently met the standards of quality set
forth in these rules.
(3) The Board may require applicants or
accredited providers to complete a course of training to obtain or continue the
provider's accredited status.
The grant of certification under
subdivision (b) of this rule shall be effective for a period of two (2) years
from the date of the grant. The accreditation may be renewed every two (2)
years as follows:
status as an accredited provider may be renewed by filing an application at
least sixty (60) days prior to the end of the provider's current accreditation
Board shall determine if there are pending or past breaches of these rules, and
the Board, at its discretion, may condition renewal upon the provider meeting
additional requirements specified by the Board.
In determining if an
accredited provider's status should be renewed for an additional two-year
period, the Board shall consider:
(i) the quality and substance of the
programs the accredited provider has presented over the prior two
accredited provider's compliance with these rules; and
(iii) any other information
relevant to assessing the accredited provider's commitment to providing the
highest quality of judicial education.
(4) If an application for
renewal is timely filed, the accredited provider status shall continue until
the Board acts on the application for renewal.
(5) If an application for
renewal is not timely filed before the end of the provider's accreditation
period, the provider's accredited status will terminate at the end of the
period. Any application received thereafter shall be considered by the Board as
an initial application for accredited provider status.
(d) Accredited providers shall
file with the Board an announcement of each CJE activity on a form provided by
the Board at least thirty (30) days prior to the presentation of the
Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 50, No. 10. March 7, 2020, effective