This is exciting and the first-of-its-kind program. Class 2 starts in September, 2017.
Experts agree: Tomorrow is too late to begin planning for the eventual departure of an aging workforce.
A collaboration of the American Jail Association and the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University.
JEDP Program is directed to the development of future Jail Administrators. An intensive course, it helps our industry create the leaders of tomorrow.
Class 2 of the Jail Executive Development Program (JEDP) will be held in 2017! The JEDP is designed to serve those who hold the position of chief executive*, or are in a position to be promoted to chief executive.
Classroom Session: September 24–29, 2017 (Huntsville, Texas)
Intersession Work: September 30, 2017 – November 1, 2017
MISSION:JEDP is designed to serve those who hold the position of chief executive, or are in a position to be promoted to chief executive. This program will be held once each year.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Seats will be awarded and prioritized as outlined below:
*Jail Chief Executive
(See also jail leader’s core competencies - http://cipp.org/jail/core.html)
The individual, based on post order and/or job description, who is responsible and has the authority to make the short and long term decisions guiding jail operations. For example:
This individual may have persons above them in the chain-of-command to whom they may report – for example, a sheriff, an undersheriff, a county administrator, a regional jail board, and/or a tribal administrator.