Municipal Court Administrator Certification Program

Instructor: Anne Dreps
33 hours

New Jersey’s local government and court systems offer a multitude of gainful and sustainable careers, including administrators, deputy administrators, and directors.  All municipal court leaders must take training and pass tests covering municipal court procedures and management, and RVCC is the only community college in New Jersey offering this specialized training.  Start your career in public service by signing up for this program.

POMCA is an 11-day program providing prospective judiciary employees with an awareness of the responsibilities as a judiciary employee and an overview of the New Jersey Court system structure. You will gain an understanding of judiciary policies, procedures, and workplace expectations, as well as a general understanding of the duties of court administrators, deputy court administrators, and violations clerks.

This course will be taught live and online via Zoom and other digital technologies where applicable. Students must have the ability to download and access Zoom with an internet-connected device and will receive log-on instructions a few days prior to the course start date.

CRN 50138Spring Dates TBACourse BU071

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About Your Instructors Phyllis Petrino-Ferone & Anne Dreps

Phyllis Petrino-Ferone is currently the Supervisor of the Policy and Procedures Training Unit at Municipal Court Services.  A graduate of Fordham University with a degree in Education In 1988, Phyllis began her tenure at Municipal Court Services as an Information Technology Analyst to assist in the municipal courts’ conversion to ATS/ACS. In 2000, Phyllis transferred to the Policy and Procedures Unit of Municipal Court Services to assist in technical assistance of municipal courts in requiring of help in finances and case management. In 2005, she was promoted to her current position as the Administrative Supervisor of the POMCA Training Unit.

Anne Dreps began her career as a deputy court administrator in the Montville Municipal Court.  She was promoted to court administrator in Montville and went on to become the municipal court director in the Morristown and Clifton Municipal Courts.  She became a N.J. Certified Municipal Court Administrator in 2009.  Anne began teaching as an adjunct instructor for the POMCA Training Unit in 2008 and enjoyed it so much she joined the Policy and Procedures Unit as a full-time POMCA instructor in 2015.