Manpower and Force Management (CP-26)
The Manpower and Force Management Career Program (CP-26) Competitive Professional Development is open to all GS-11 and above CP-26 careerists assigned to a CP-26 position. CP-26 supports the education, training, and professional development opportunities listed below.
Competitive Professional Development provides a valuable learning experience and competitive edge for future advancement. Careerists develop their own full-time or part-time course of study with local accredited colleges or universities.
|Other Competitive Development Programs|
CP-26 also supports funding for other competitive development programs such as the Army Congressional Fellowship Program, and the OPM Federal Executive Institute course "Leadership for a Democratic Society."
|Selected Short-Term Programs||
Selected short-term training programs are focuses on functional training.
Applicants for this functional training should should submit an application that includes:
|Grade Level||GS-11 and above may apply.|
|Approval Process||A panel of CP-26 careerists review nominations and provide recommendations to the FCR for CP-26. The FCR is the final decision authority.|
CP26 Proponent Office|
Point of Contact
Address telephonic inquiries to CP-26 Proponency Office
(703) 695-5437 |
Send email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit application packages to
Deputy Chief of Staff G1,
|Civilian Education System (CES)||
The Civilian Education System (CES) is the foundation of the Army's leader development program for all Army Civilians, providing progressive and sequential education courses throughout their careers. CES is centrally funded by HQDA G-37/Training Directorate for most permanent Army Civilians, including but not limited to general schedule (GS), non-appropriated fund (NAF), local national (LN) and wage grade (WG) employees. CES leadership courses, or designated equivalent courses, are required for all Army Civilians. Employees should include attendance at the CES course for which they are eligible in their Individual Development Plans (IDP).
Employees are eligible to attend the CES course that is targeted at their grade level. GS-01 through GS-09 employees are eligible to attend the CES Basic Course; GS-10 through GS-12 employees are eligible to attend the CES Intermediate Course; and GS-13 through GS-15 employees are eligible to attend the CES Advanced Course. NOTE: All Army Civilians who were hired after 30 September 2006 are required to take the Foundation Course prior to enrolling in either of the CES courses.
More information on CES courses, as well as instructions on how to enroll can be found on the Civilian Training and Leader Development website at http://www.civiliantraining.army.mil/Pages/Homepage.aspx
The ACTEDS Training Catalog