Youth Court Staff

Jane Michaud

Executive Director

Jane​ ​Michaud,​ ​Executive​ ​Director,​ ​has​ ​a​ ​Master’s​ ​Degree​ ​in​ ​Special​ ​Education​ ​with​ ​a​ ​focus​ ​on Learning​ ​Disabilities​ ​from​ ​Southern​ ​Connecticut​ ​State​ ​University.​ ​She​ ​taught​ ​Special​ ​Education for​ ​10​ ​years​ ​before​ ​staying​ ​home​ ​to​ ​raise​ ​her​ ​two​ ​sons.​ ​Being​ ​a​ ​special​ ​education​ ​advocate​ ​has also​ ​been​ ​an​ ​ongoing​ ​passion.​ ​In​ ​2014,​ ​Jane​ ​joined​ ​PYC​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Case​ ​Manager​ ​and​ ​in​ ​the​ ​fall​ ​of 2016​ ​was​ ​made​ ​the​ ​Executive​ ​Director.

“I​ ​feel​ ​very​ ​fortunate​ ​to​ ​be​ ​able​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​everyone​ ​who​ ​participates​ ​in​ ​Project​ ​Youth​ ​Court. This​ ​is​ ​an​ ​amazing​ ​organization​ ​that​ ​offers​ ​meaningful​ ​consequences​ ​to​ ​youth​ ​who​ ​make mistakes​ ​and​ ​gives​ ​them​ ​a​ ​second​ ​chance.​ ​Seeing​ ​the​ ​process​ ​unfold​ ​is​ ​powerful​ ​and​ ​watching other​ ​youth​ ​advocate​ ​for​ ​their​ ​peers​ ​never​ ​gets​ ​old!​ ​Tuesday​ ​nights​ ​in​ ​Courtroom​ ​3,​ ​is​ ​where​ ​I want​ ​to​ ​be!​ ​I​ ​am​ ​looking​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​continuing​ ​our​ ​mission​ ​and​ ​empowering​ ​our​ ​youth​ ​to​ ​be successful​ ​adults.​ ​”

Staff

Berta Holmes

Administrative Assistant

Megan Joyce

University of New Haven Intern

Volunteers

Megan Ifill

Mark Ifill-Haney

Ash Lago

Colleen Maguire

Amy Ruhlman