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Celebrating 30 years of the Excellence in Government Fellows

Celebrating 30 years of the Excellence in Government Fellows

August 8, 2019

Alumni of the Excellence in Government Fellows program attended a professional development conference at the Partnership to celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary. During a day of networking and learning, alumni advanced their leadership skills during sessions with government leaders, EIG coaches and Partnership staff. Read this post to see the most important lessons alumni learned.

Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing with the 2019 People’s Choice Award winner

Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing with the 2019 People’s Choice Award winner

July 19, 2019

This week, the Partnership announced the 2019 Service to America Medals People’s Choice Award winner as Robert Cabana and the Kennedy Space Center Senior Management Team. Their work is particularly salient this week as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In this blog post, Janet Petro, deputy director of the Kennedy Space Center, remarks on her team’s win and how the moon landing inspires them today.

Forging an innovative government capable of meeting 21st-century challenges

Forging an innovative government capable of meeting 21st-century challenges

July 17, 2019

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the NASA Apollo 11 moon landing mission, we must recognize the accomplishment as a distinctive moment in government innovation. Although the government continues to provide inventive products and services, our country still faces many complex challenges. Learn more about government modernization efforts and the Partnership’s vision for an innovative federal culture that would help address these challenges.

House appropriations bill could help federal job seekers and enhance data

House appropriations bill could help federal job seekers and enhance data

June 28, 2019

On June 26, the House passed the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which included language to improve federal hiring and data transparency. By drawing attention to the barriers that affect our government’s ability to hire the best employees, the language in the House bill emphasizes the idea that good government starts with good people. Read this post to find out exactly how this language will improve the federal workforce.

A new standard for government leaders

A new standard for government leaders

June 17, 2019

Leading in the federal government is a unique and complicated challenge. The Partnership has created the Public Service Leadership Model to help government leaders evaluate their performance, assess their progress and chart a course to reach their leadership potential. Learn more about the model and how individuals, teams and agencies can use it to strengthen our government.