Foundations in Public Service Leadership Program

This program helps new supervisors, and leaders of teams and projects develop the skills needed to drive change at their agencies. The deadline for the summer 2021 session is June 25.

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings

The 2020 rankings will be released on June 29. See which agencies had the most engaged workforces last year, explore our agency profiles and learn about our employee engagement services.

The Profiles in Public Service podcast

Season two of the Partnership podcast is here! Profiles in Public Service tells the stories of unsung public servants who work behind the scenes to make an impact. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Public Service Recognition Week

In honor of Public Service Recognition Week President Biden thanked the 2021 Service to America Medals finalists for their outstanding contributions to our country.

Political Appointments Tracker

Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt and Partnership President and CEO Max Stier each wrote recent op-eds on fixing the Senate confirmation process for political appointees. For a closer look at the status of President Biden’s appointments, visit our Political Appointee Tracker.

How one public servant’s self-awareness helped create a more nuclear-secure world

For almost three decades, Nicole Nelson-Jean has worked at the Department of Energy to create a more nuclear-secure world. Learn about how she embodies the core values of our Public Service Leadership Model.

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives for a more effective government for the American people. Here’s how we do it:

Leadership Development

We’ve reached over 15,000 federal employees across 75 agencies through our training programs, 98% of whom have applied program lessons to their job.

Government Modernization

We’ve worked with Congress on 43 pieces of legislation enacted on key federal management issues and helped develop the government’s first unified shared services management system.

Employee Engagement

We’ve given over 200 briefings using our Best Places to Work data and honored over 500 outstanding federal employees through our Service to America medals.

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Foundations in Public Service Leadership Program

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Foundations in Public Service Leadership Program

Prepares federal employees to take on leadership responsibilities and become more effective.

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Preparing to Lead

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Preparing to Lead

Prepares federal employees to take on leadership responsibilities and become more effective in their current roles.

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Building a Culture of Engagement: Virtual Training Series

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Building a Culture of Engagement: Virtual Training Series

Helps frontline supervisors and managers use appreciation, communication and empowerment to engage employees.

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