The ACTEDS Training Catalog


Online Forms
Leadership for a Democratic Society (LDS)
at the Federal Executive Institute (FEI)

Print this checklist for your use in completing your application package.

All of the forms and documents listed below must to be completed and forwarded as part of your application package.
Assemble the forms in the order listed below.
Incomplete application packages will NOT be processed.

  1. __ Application for ACTEDS Training Opportunities - On line (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  2. __ Nominee's Statement of Interest - On line (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  3. __ Supervisor's Validation of Requirement: Utilization Plan (not to exceed 500 words) - Online
    NOTE: MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED BY SUPERVISOR (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  4. ___ Resume - Containing the following information in order: name; current grade; mailing address/phone number/email; and supervisor's name and telephone number for each position held; brief description of work experience; education (include type of degree; major; dates attended; grade point average); completed training; licenses/certifications; and awards. NOTE: Must include a separate list of all government sponsored training, to include any courses/training funded by Army Civilian Training, Education and Development System (ACTEDS). DO NOT INCLUDE SUPPLEMENTAL DATA (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  5. ___ Last 3 Performance Ratings (including annotated Support Forms). If these appraisals are not available, you must include an explanation about the missing appraisals, verified by your supervisor or CPAC, and your "next" most recent appraisals. (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  6. ___ CES Completion - Include copy of required level CES Certificate of Completion or equivalent course documentation. See course/program requisite(s) located in announcement. (if applying in GoArmyEd, certificate of completion or request for waiver and supporting documentation must be uploaded.)

  7. ___ Verification that the nominee has served three (3) years, or any combination thereof, in a Department of the Army civilian permanent position(s). THIS REQUIREMENT MUST BE MET BY THE POSTED HQDA SUSPENSE DATE FOR THE COURSE/SESSION FOR WHICH APPLICANT IS NOMINATED. (If applying in GoArmyEd, supporting documentation must be uploaded if verification it is not included in the Command's endorsement memo.)

  8. ___ Continued Service Agreement - Online (must be signed and dated). Applicants must agree to continue service within the Department of Defense for not less than three (3) times the length of the training. (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  9. ___ ACOM/ASSC/DRU/OAASA Endorsement(s) in priority order- MUST BE ATTACHED - Completed packets must be endorsed and submitted by the respective Army Command (ACOM), Army Service Component Command (ASCC), Direct Reporting Unit (DRU), or the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAASA). NOTE: Employees who work for an Army Staff Principal, Headquarters Department of the Army, the Army Staff, or a Program Executive Office must obtain OAASA endorsement. Command endorsements must state that funding resources are available; and that their nominee(s) has/have completed three (3) years of service (or any combination thereof) in a permanent Department of the Army civilian position(s) by the HQDA suspense date for the respective course session. Command endorsed applications that do not contain this information will not be processed. Any packet received that does not contain appropriate endorsement(s) will not be processed. (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded). NOTE: An Army Command Order of Merit List (OML) must be included with/in the Army Command Endorsement Memo.

  10. ___ SF 181, Ethnicity and Race Identification
    Available at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf181.pdf    NOTE: Completion/submission of the SF-181 is strictly voluntary. It will be used for statistical purposes only, not for purposes of determining eligibility for participation in any training opportunity. (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  11. ___ SF-182, Authorization, Agreement And Certification Of Training
    Available at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf182.pdf This document must be submitted immediately upon notification of the nominee's selection. (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).


    IF REQUESTING ARMY CIVILIAN TRAINING, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (ACTEDS) FUNDING SUPPORT, THE FOLLOWING FORMS MUST ALSO BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED TO THE RESPECTIVE FUNCTIONAL CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE (FCR) POC PRIOR TO SUBMISSION TO HQDA.

  12. ___ Functional Review Form - On line (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).

  13. ___ Request for Central Resource Support Form - On line (if applying in GoArmyEd, this document must be completed online, printed, and then uploaded).