Webinars


 2018 Winter Webinar Series

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Check back here and on the Online Learning Center for more webinars as they are added.

January 11, 2018 Deadly Vehicles: Child Heatstroke, presented by Johnny Humphreys, Texas Heatstroke Task Force

January 25, 2018 Indigence Revisited, presented by Carol Gauntt, former Associate Judge, City of Weatherford, former Court Administrator, City of Richland Hills

February 8, 2018 Vision Zero: Traffic-Related Deaths and Injuries, presented by Vision Zero Austin

February 22, 2018 Judicial Ethics Update, presented by Eric Vinson, Executive Director, State Commission on Judicial Conduct

March 8, 2018 Mental Health Series: Identification of Individuals with Mental Health, Intellectual, and Developmental Disabilities, presented by Dr. Courtney Harvey, Forensic Director, Behavioral Health Services Section, Health and Human Services

March 22, 2018 Mental Health Series: Screening and Asessment of Individuals with Mental Health, Intellectual, and Developmental Disabilities, presented by Dr. Courtney Harvey, Forensic Director, Behavioral Health Services Section, Health and Human Services

April 5, 2018 Mental Health Series: Expansion of Mental Health Services in the 85th Legislature, presented by Dr. Courtney Harvey, Forensic Director, Behavioral Health Services Section, Health and Human Services

 

Fall 2017 Webinars on Demand:

Changes for Municipal Courts: 85th Legislative Session, presented by Hon. Ed Spillane, Presiding Judge, City of College Station

S.B. 42: Court Security Requirements, presented by Hon. Allen Gilbert, Presiding Judge, City of San Angelo

Alternative Sentencing for Young Drivers: Alive at 25, presented by John Brady, Director, Texas Alive Team and Risk & Safety Specialist, Travis County and Sally Howard, Youth Services Supervisor, Austin Municipal Court

Bail and Jail, presented by Hon. Robin Ramsay, Presiding Judge, City of Denton

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST), presented by Detective Michael Jennings, DWI Coordinator, Austin Police Department

Family Violence Update, presented by Tracy Grinstead-Everly, Public Policy Manager, Texas Council on Family Violence

The Effects of Ferguson and the Future of Fines and Court Costs in Texas, presented by Ryan Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

Notice, presented by Ryan Henry, Attorney, Law Offices of Ryan Henry, PLLC

 

Summer 2017 Webinars on Demand:

Breath and Blood Tests in the Wake of Birchfield v. North Dakota, presented by Hon. Ryan Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

Impaired Driving Update, presented by Ned Minevitz, TxDOT Grant Administrator & Program Attorney, TMCEC

Powdered Alcohol and Young Drivers, presented by Christi Koenig Brisky, Research & Program Specialist, Texans Standing Tall

Identifying Mental Health Issues Among Impaired Drivers (CARS-DUI Assessment Project: A New Tool for Courts), presented by Erin Holmes, Director, Traffic Safety Programs, Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

 

Spring 2017 Webinars on Demand:

The Walking Dead: Pedestrians, Vehicles, and Impairment, presented by Ned Minevitz, TxDOT Grant Administrator & Program Attorney, TMCEC

Expunctions, presented by Hon. Mark Goodner, Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC 

Texas Department of Public Safety Update, presented by Melissa Eager and Timothy Preece, Department of Public Safety, Driver License Division, Enforcement and Compliance

Conducting Marriage Ceremonies, presented by Hon. Kimberly Maura Gamble, Municipal Judge, City of Houston, Court #11

 

About Webinars:

The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center offers live and interactive web-based training programs on a variety of legal and professional subjects. Webinars are designed for all court personnel: judges, court administrators, clerks, bailiffs, warrant officers, marshals, and prosecutors; and group participation is strongly encouraged. Embrace the opportunity to enhance your knowledge, refresh your understanding, and compare your court’s processes to those of other courts, all from the convenience of your own office.

Please visit our Online Learning Center (OLC) for more information on how to participate in upcoming webinars or access archived webinars. Login to the OLC using the following instructions:

  1. Type http://online.tmcec.com into your browser's address bar or click here: TMCEC OLC
  2. Once on the Online Learning Center home page, find the login box in the upper left corner of the page.
  3. Enter your username and password and click Login. You should have received a letter detailing your login information; if you have not received the letter, please contact TMCEC at 800.252.3718 or 512.320.8274 or by emailing tmcec@tmcec.com.

 

For more information about how to access the OLC and view live and archived webinars, please download and read the Webinar FAQ book.  We also encourage you to watch the archived webinar about Navigating the OLC and Webinars.

 

Upcoming Webinars
The schedule for upcoming webinars and instructions related to viewing and receiving credit are now available in the Upcoming Webinars section of the TMCEC OLC.

Webinars are free of charge to participants, but may include local charges normally incurred through internet usage.  Participants will need a computer with speakers and an internet connection. 

Webinar participation generally counts for one hour of judicial education credit and credit toward the clerk certification program. All webinars marked with a yellow CLE label above the title are approved for MCLE credit from the State Bar of Texas for licensed attorneys.

 

Webinars On Demand
Archived webinars are now available within the Webinars On Demand section of the TMCEC OLC.

 

FTA Docket
Webinars for make-up work are now available within the FTA Docket section of the TMCEC OLC.

(Emergency Only - subject to prior approval from TMCEC Executive Director)

 

What would you like to see as a Webinar? Members of our constituency are encouraged to submit topic suggestions to tmcec@tmcec.com, Subject: Webinar Topic Suggestion.