Why the transition isn’t over: What’s next for the Biden administration
To mark the first 100 days of President Biden’s administration, the Center for Presidential Transition and the University of Virginia’s Miller Center co-hosted an event, entitled “Why the Transition isn’t Over: A Look at What’s Next for the Biden Administration,” featuring a bipartisan panel of former senior administration officials. The panelists discussed their experiences working on presidential transitions and gave insights into a new administration’s first 100 days.
The leadership role of the Cabinet secretary and deputy secretary
Cabinet secretaries and deputy secretaries play an important role in advising the president and developing the vision for their departments. The Center for Presidential Transition has refreshed several guides which outline best practices for new secretaries and deputy secretaries to follow when they take office.
Managing communications amid new leadership
Last month, the Federal Communicators Network and the Partnership hosted a panel series, “Managing Communications Amid New Leadership,” with communications experts from across government. For tips on helping your agency transition to new leadership, check out highlights from the three panels on social media, website content and preparing incoming leaders for their new roles.
COVID-19’s impact on the 2020 presidential transition
The pandemic has impacted how the Biden-Harris team will make critical policy, budgetary and personnel decisions in the lead-up to Inauguration Day and early in the new administration’s first term.
What is the presidential transition process?
Presidents-elect, transition teams, outgoing administrations and federal agencies play key roles in the presidential transition process. Learn the steps that guide how new administrations prepare to take office.
The main responsibilities of a presidential transition team
Presidential candidates rely on their transition teams to manage critical pre-election and post-election responsibilities. On the Transition Lab podcast, host Dave Marchick spoke to members of past transition teams to learn more about their roles.