2016 NOAA Leadership Seminar
October 31 – November 4, 2016
Robert H. Mollohan Research Center
1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554
For additional information, please contact Tracy Levstik at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov.
Photo of the NLS Class of 2016
Background: The NOAA Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a 4+ day residential training program for employees from all NOAA Line and Staff Offices, all occupations, from both the field and headquarters. The 2016 NLS was the 12th training program of its kind. The NLS is coordinated by NOAA's Workforce Management Office/Strategic Human Capital Division.
Date/Location: The 2016 NLS will be held from Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4, 2016. The program will begin at 3:00 p.m. (with arrival and registration from 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.) on Monday, October 31, 2016, and will end at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016. The NLS will once again be held at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont, WV. Fairmont is an approximately 4-hour drive from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. The nearest airport for field participants is Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA. From Pittsburgh, participants will need to rent a car for the 90-minute drive to Fairmont. Carpooling is encouraged.
Target Audience: NLS attendees are GS-13-14s (or equivalents). Offices also have the option of sending GS-12 or GS-15s (or equivalents) at their discretion. Employees who attended the 2015 NLS must wait a minimum of THREE YEARS before being eligible to attend another iteration of the NLS. Therefore, 2015 NLS participants are not eligible to attend the 2016 NLS.
Participant List: To view the final 2016 NLS participants by Line/Staff Office, click here (NOAA log-on required).
Theme/Objectives: The theme of the 2016 NLS is "Charting a Course Through Change." NLS participants will enhance their leadership skills in promoting flexibility and resilience in the face of changing administrations and organizational priorities.
Training Schedule: To view the 2016 NLS training schedule, click here (NOAA log-on required).
Cost: To view NLS cost information, click here (NOAA log-on required).
Prerequisites: Participants were required to complete the following pre-work prior to arrival:
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs
Contacts: Please contact Tracy Levstik, the NLS Program Manager, at Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov or 303-497-4231.
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