The mission of the Department of Professional Development is to provide learning opportunities for non-judicial employees enabling them to enhance their professional skills and develop personal attributes conducive to successful operation of the courts and to encourage career development and lifelong learning practices.
The Department of Professional Development is recognized as the training professionals for non-judicial employees throughout the Maryland Judiciary. We accept the responsibility of continuously assessing the organization's developmental needs. Through research and training, we keep informed of the latest learning and technological advances. This enables us to develop curricula that improves and enhances the Judiciary’s learning environment.