Court Education Liaison Program

The Department of Educational Alternatives provides Court Education Liaisons who are divisionally assigned to the 15th Judicial Circuit Courts, Juvenile Division. These employees participate in both dependency and delinquency court proceedings on behalf of Palm Beach County students

Our Services

  • Interpret student records and provide student advocacy

  • Assist in all delinquency and dependency court proceedings

  • Collaborate with Department of Children and Families on court involved youth

  • Coordinate educational information packets for students at their court appearances

  • Assist parents as appropriate concerning student enrollment matters

  • Notify parents of appropriate school contact and enrollment requirements if not actively enrolled

  • Notify Transition Coordinator of pending enrollment or placement

  • Notify appropriate home school campus contact, of student pending or recommended enrollment/placement, via e-mail and phone contact

  • Obtain contact information for Juvenile Probation Officer and school related requirements as applicable and provide to home school contact

  • Share information with parents and students about educational placement  and graduation options

  • Provide ongoing follow up and support to DJJ students and families as requested

  • Participate in juvenile justice meetings and committees as assigned

  • Explore business and community partnerships to support initiatives for students enrolled in DJJ/Youth Services programs

Court Education Liaison Program

Dr. Angela Bess - Program Manager
Main Judicial Complex Office (561) 355-3497

Carmen Chamberlin - Court Liaison (WPB)
(561) 355-6313

Dallisa Rodriguez-Green - Court Transition Coordinator (WPB)
Office (561) 681-5925     Cell (561) 351-8515

Maxine DuPont  - Court Liaison (Delray)
(561) 330-1755

Crystal Leonard - DJJ Transition Coordinator (WPB)
(561) 681-5943

Teketa Lockett-Brown - Court Liaison (WPB & BG)
(561) 992- 1915    Belle Glade Office

Connie Tucker - Court ESE Contact (WPB)
(561) 355-1649