Program and Course News

Learn More About Our Team Leader Facilitator Program!

Need a qualified individual to facilitate your meeting or event? Or, are you a Team Leader Facilitator (TLFAC) course graduate that would like to use your expertise to help others? Check out our Team Leader Facilitator Program page to find out more!


Midgrade Officer and CIV Transition Course!

Mil and CIV, MOCTC 1 and MOCTC 2 are now accepting ETRs! Apply today!  


Leadership Assessment Survey

Get an assessment of your leadership environment with the LAS!  


DHS Leader Development Program

The DHS Leader Development Program establishes required and optional development for five leader levels across the Department: Team Member, Team Lead, Supervisor, Manager, and Executive. Plus, a wide variety of tools, resources, products and programs to support day to day leadership needs as well as investments in your future leadership potential. Additionally, all DHS Components offer extensive leader development opportunities that meet the LDP requirements, and beyond!

​Course and Program Application Deadlines 

Executive Leader Program (MIL/CIV)
Application Deadline (fall): 01 MAY


Supervisor of Civilian Tier 2 (MIL/CIV)
Convenings: Ongoing


OPM Detail Opportunities (CIV)
Application Deadline: Ongoing


The mission of the Office of Leadership is to communicate and facilitate the Commandant’s Leadership Philosophy and Coast Guard Leadership Competencies by providing Officer, Enlisted, and Civilian personnel with information and resources for professional development opportunities, recognizing exceptional leadership, and establishing policies to sustain leaders of character at all levels.


Upcoming Deadlines

Announcing the open application period to the Federal Internal Coach Training Program (FICTP)!
USCG can submit up to two nominations to DHS prior to July 28, 2020.
**Click here for eligibility requirements, important information and application forms (CAC card required)**


Led by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Federal Coaching Network, the FICTP offers a unique opportunity for federal employees at the GS-12 or higher to develop the coaching skills that can transform the leadership capacity of the federal government. The program requires significant investment of time and effort by participation. The expectation is that graduates of this program will coach federal leaders upon successful completion, thus investing in the success of leaders and organizations across government.  

​​Upcoming Learning Events

Join us for the next session of the DHS Leader Development Learning Café: 


Let's Talk Resilience
Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 – 2:45 pm ET


Led Jacquelyn Raines, Program Manager and Trainer, FEMA

In this session, Ms. Raines will share her expertise, firsthand experience, and key takeaways on how to:

  • Develop and improve your resiliency

  • Think of resiliency as more than masking emotions or thriving in the midst of traumatic events

  • Explore how your leadership style impacts your ability to lead others during unprecedented times

  • Learn ways to cultivate a more resilient team and workforce

  • Teach your team to address the challenges of today in order to face tomorrow

No registration is required - Just grab a cup of coffee and bring your appetite for learning! Dial 1-800-670-9648 (no access code). Captioning/transcription services will be coordinated for all events


DHS Leader Development Program: Learning Café 20/20 Series

The DHS Leader Development Program's Learning Café 20/20 Series is a monthly 45-minute informal discussion and engaging Q&A session featuring speakers from DHS Components on various topics.

Satisfy part of your DHS Continuous Leader Development annual competency development requirements while learning from seasoned leaders, practitioners and subject matter experts!

*All previous Learning Café sessions are available here


U.S. Coast Guard | Commandant (CG-128)
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE | Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Questions? Email us!