Tag: Government

Food for Thought on Fatherhood Programs

 This week I will head to the National Fatherhood Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. I am honored that while at Courtland, I have been involved with Fatherhood Programs providing research and evaluation, as a  member of advisory boards, and as outreach and supporter of the former Michigan Fatherhood Coalition.  I have observed a wide variety of […]

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS: A Special Focus on Productivity and Survey Tools

Technology Has Completely Changed the Way We Work and CommunicateBy: Michelle LeFeve, Consultant at Courtland ConsultingMy work at Courtland Consulting allows me to share with many courts, agencies, organizations, and businesses our knowledge of new tools and technology trends that can help people do their job and market their programs and services.  This Technology Trends […]

Child Support Association Website Portal

Project DescriptionThe Friend of the Court Association (FOCA) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to encourage progressive legislation, resolutions and other desirable programs representing the common interest of the children and their families involved in domestic relations problems in the State of Michigan.The organization partnered with Courtland Consulting to achieve two main goals for […]

Courtland Provides Help Desk and Quality Assurance for Michigan CIMS Project

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services needed help establishing a new monitoring and quality assurance system with a focus on improving educational results for Michigan students with disabilities. With our history of successful system implementation, Courtland Consulting was selected by the Prime Vendor, Public Sector Consultants (PSC), […]

Project Evaluation for REACH Project

Courtland Consulting was the project evaluator for the REACH project. The Kent County Referral for Employment, Asset Development, Cooperation, and Hope Grant Project (REACH Project) is a three-year demonstration project funded by a federal Section 1115 Discretionary Grant Award. The purpose of this grant is to implement and evaluate a demonstration project in which three […]

Michigan Dept of Education – Library of Michigan, Michigan eLibrary

Administered by the Library of Michigan in partnership with Michigan’s libraries of all types, the Michigan eLibrary (www.MeL.org) provides all Michigan residents with free access to online full-text articles, full-text books, digital images, and other valuable research information at any time via the Internet; and provides an easy-to-use interlibrary loan system to allow Michigan residents […]

State of Maine Child Support Project

The implementation for the new child support system for the State of Maine, CSEME, started in 2009 using a phased approach by planning and programming it in functional increments (i.e. Financials, Case Initiation, Case Review, etc.). In 2010, the State and Primary vendor, Protech Solutions (Courtland Consulting Partner), were in need of someone to take […]

Web-based Tutorial for Michigan Court Rules

The State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) – Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) provides continuing education to employees of the judicial branch. Because their audience is spread throughout Michigan’s 83 counties, they use distance learning methods whenever possible. For this project, MJI chose Courtland’s training team to revamp an existing web-based tutorial on how to look up […]

Federal Demographic Data Collection Project

The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) required a demographic profile of its child support customers in order to ensure that guiding principles and action items were being met. The project, called OCSE9, sought a better understanding of what cultures it serves, how extensive jurisdictional barriers are, and the social and economic characteristics of its customers.In […]

State of Michigan Child Support Project

As a leader in the area of Child Support system design, project implementation, training and customer support, Courtland Consulting has been a key resource since 1990 in managing compliance activities and assisting the State of Michigan to certify the federally mandated Michigan Child Support Enforcement System (MiCSES).Historically, Courtland’s business analysts, quality assurance consultants, instructional designers, […]