Training Professionals Education

Training Professionals Education

Monday, October 21, 2019
Probation Staff Activity
Minardi Gives Local Welcome

The Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation, the Division of Parole Supervision, and the Department of Correctional Services hosted the 2019 Annual International Association of Correctional Training Professionals Conference (IACTP) in Omaha, Nebraska, September 24 – 26, 2019.

The annual conference is a unique forum that brings together correctional leaders, training managers, trainers, field instructors, consultants, and others interested in both effective corrections practice and exemplary training strategies. It provides attendees with the opportunity to network and share innovative approaches being used within correctional agencies throughout the country. This year there were over 160 attendees from 25 different states, 44 of those being Nebraska probation staff.

Host committee members from Nebraska probation included: Probation Education Manager Jerid Wedige, District 9 Adult Supervisor Tina Riel-Lux, and District 4 Supervisor Andrea Degner. Judicial Branch Education staff Andrew Cano and Greg Sunderman were selected to present a three-hour session titled: Creative Commons and Copyright.


Team building activity during Correctional Training Professionals Conference, pictured from left to right; Sue Gugel (District 9 Chief Deputy), Jenn Manning (Programs and Services Officer – Juvenile Services), Donna Davis (District Data Analysts, Districts 5, 7, 8).  

State Probation Administrator, Deb Minardi, addresses attendees during correctional training conference in Omaha.  

Participants at the 2019 International Association of Correctional Training Professionals Conference in Omaha, Nebraska