Training & Leader Development



Senior Leader Seminar: Senior Leader Development Course

Length of Program 1 week
Location National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)
Shepherdstown, WV
HQDA Suspense 1 September 2017
Program Dates
Course

Class Dates Continued Service
Agreement
(CSA) dates
SLS 18-1 29 April - 04 May 2018 CSA not required
SLS 18-2 19 - 24 August 2018 CSA not required
Eligibility Requirements

Pre-requisite:
Army Civilian managers at GS-15 or pay-band equivalent levels.

Pre-requisite:

  • Completion of Civilian Education System (CES) Advanced Course or equivalent course
  • Nominees must have completed three (3) years, or any combination thereof, of service in a permanent Department of the Army Civilian position(s).

Purpose To enhance the education of select senior Army colonels, GS15 Department of the Army civilians, select Senior Warrant officers, and nominative position CSMs/SGMs who are either currently assigned, or projected for assignment, to key positions as advisors and staff officers for general officers and senior civilian leaders. The course also hosts select GS 15 federal civilians from across the U.S. interagency.
Description

SLS offers an experience that is both broadening and educational, focused on increasing attendee preparation for service at the National level. The SLS is comprised of presentations and seminar sessions, facilitated by the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) faculty and mentored by a retired three star general officer senior facilitator. The SLS utilizes notable strategic level commentators from joint military, interagency, inter-governmental, non-governmental, media and academic communities to address current and future leadership, management, strategic and security issues.

Application Process









Selection

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS DIRECTLY TO HQDA OR THE NATIONAL CONSERVATION TRAINING CENTER (NCTC).

Applications packages will be submitted through command channels to the respective Army Commands (ACOM), Army Service Component Commands (ASCC), Direct Reporting Units (DRU), or the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAASA). The nomination suspense date in this announcement applies to ACOMs, ASCCs, DRUs, and OAASA only. Applicants must check with local/command training manager for applicable deadline to submit application.

ACOMs, ASCCs, DRUs, and OAASA will use a competitive board to select candidates; utilizing an order of merit list (OML) to nominate primary and alternate candidates. The Nominee(s) Selection Form will be used to submit selectee information to HQDA by the suspense date in this announcement.

Notification

ACOMs, ASCCs, DRUs, and OAASA will provide selection/non-selection notification.

Funding

Tuition (program fee), travel, per diem, and incidental entitlements, as allowable by the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) is centrally funded by the Center for Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College.



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