Commandant (DCMS-DPR-5)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Capitol Hill Workshop (500921)

About the Course

The Capitol Hill Workshop is conducted by Alan L. Freed Associates in Washington, D.C. It provides managers with a timely, in-depth look at changing political and policy struggles and how Congress will attempt to shape and realign America's future as we enter the 21st Century.  Available to GS13-15 and O5-6.

The training requires participants to be away from their position for 3 days.

Participant Objectives

  • Gain insights into major issues and policies facing America today.
  • Understand current policy debates that are of specific interest to senior federal managers.

Class Convening Dates

This class is not being offered in FY23.

Application Procedures

To apply:

  1. Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access. Course code: 500921
  2. Write a statement that describes: (a) your current leadership responsibilities, and (b) your current/and or anticipated responsibilities involving Congressional interactions.
    1. Email the statement as an attachment to
    2. Include the course title and convening date within the subject line of the email.
    3. Include your supervisor in the cc: line of the email.

NOTE: DO NOT submit application directly to Graduate School, USA.
Costs are paid by Coast Guard Headquarters (AFC 56 "C" school account).

Selection Procedures

Selected individuals will be notified by record message traffic of their selection.  Alternates will be selected and will attend the program in the event a primary candidate cannot attend.

Program Manager

Kin Szeto, phone 202-475-5515, email

Additional Information

For additional information (including conveying dates, prerequisites, location, etc.) please visit the TQC website.


For course information conflicts between DCMS-DPR-5 website and TQC website, DCMS-DPR-5 takes precedence.