Title 15, Chapter 11, Section 25
(a) Any person who is appointed as or is performing the duties of a
clerk of the juvenile court after July 1, 2000, shall satisfactorily
complete 20 hours of training in the performance of the duties of a
clerk of the juvenile court within the first 12 months following
such appointment or the first performance of such duties.
(b) Any person who is appointed as or is performing the duties of a
clerk of the juvenile court for any year after 2000, other than the
year in which such person satisfactorily completes any initial
training required under subsection (a) of this Code section, shall
satisfactorily complete in that year 12 hours of additional training
in the performance of such person's duties as clerk.
(c) The training required by this Code section shall be provided by
the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia. Upon
satisfactory completion of such training, a certificate issued by
such institute shall be placed into the minutes of the juvenile
court record in the county in which such person serves as a clerk of
the juvenile court. All reasonable expenses of such training
including, but not limited to, any tuition fixed by such institution
shall be paid from county funds by the governing authority of the
county for which the person serves as a clerk of the juvenile court,
unless funding is provided from other sources.
(d) A judge of the juvenile court shall appoint a clerk pro tempore
for that court for the period of training in order for the regular
clerk to attend training required by this Code section. Such clerk
pro tempore shall not be required to meet the training otherwise
required by this Code section for performing the clerk's duties.
(e) The provisions of this Code section shall not apply to clerks of
juvenile courts who also act as clerks of superior courts and who
already have mandatory training requirements in such capacity.