Focused on developing current and future federal executives, managers and leaders, Graduate School USA leadership programs strengthen both individual and organizational performance. We offer long-term (two months to one year) career development programs for individuals at various government levels. Our programs provide a broad range of executive, managerial and leadership training, plus continuing opportunities for professional development. We are committed to helping you become a better leader. For more information, contact the Center for Leadership and Management at
or (202) 314-3580.
Aspiring Leader Program (GS 4-6)(LEAD7210L)
Are you a motivated self-starter? Have you determined what it will take to
advance in your career? The Aspiring Leader Program prepares federal employees
at the GS 4-6 levels for positions of higher responsibility and career growth.
New Leader Program (GS 7-11)(NLED7300L)
The New Leader Program (NLP) is a six-month leadership development program designed to develop future public service leaders by providing assessment, experiential learning and individual development opportunities. The program develops future public service leaders by providing a solid training and development foundation of leadership skills and team building, which are enhanced by agency developmental experiences.
Executive Leadership Program (GS 11-13)(ELPG9000L)
The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is a 9-month nationwide program open to individuals at the GS 11-13 levels who have little or no supervisory experience. ELP provides residential training, developmental work experiences, needs assessment and career planning, which gives participants the skills, experience and exposure to move into positions of more responsibility.