Office of Leadership (DCMS-DPR-5)



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 Chief Warrant Officer
 Senior Officer


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 All Grades
 GS 1-10
 GS 11-13
 GS 14-15
 Non Appropriated Funds (NAF)


Note: NAF employees interested in attending leadership courses or programs should email completed packages no later than one week prior the due date to Ms. Victoria Council, or 757-842-4790. Ms. Council will review and forward all qualified packages that will benefit the unit/command they are affiliated with to COMDT CG-128 to compete within the panel selection process. Non qualified packages will be returned by Ms. Council.


Continued Development

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 Advanced Education
 DHS Sponsored
 Executive Development

Information pertaining to Executive Development may be found on the Executive Development Portal on CG Portal. If you are a Flag or SES and require access, please contact Greg Harting (

Please be advised this site is monitored and can only be accessed by Coast Guard Flags and SESs.

 Professional Development Opportunities

Additional Information

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 Education Service Officers (ESOs)
(Accessible through Coast Guard workstations only)
Free e-learning courses are available through SkillPort. The catalog has expanded to include leadership, management, personal development, communication, and many other topics. To access the site click on "SkillPort" then "Catalog"; for the leadership series based on the 28 Coast Guard Leadership Competencies click on "ULDP". To learn more about SkillPort and how to navigate the website, use the Skillsoft Online KnowledgeBase for Skillport 8.0. It includes overviews, instructions, and tutorials for this version of Skillport.

Also available on SkillPort, Books 24x7, one of the largest online book resources offering unobstructed access to the complete unabridged contents of thousands of the latest and best business and technology books. To access click on "Training & Education" then "SkillPort" then "Books 24x7".
 Frequently Used Forms
All applicants MUST use Coast Guard application procedures unless noted otherwise.  Applicants that are not selected through the Coast Guard procedures will not be funded through CG-128.  Courses are budget dependent each fiscal year.