The ability of federal leaders to respond to large-scale challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, is core to the Partnership’s mission: that our government matters. In these unprecedented times, we remain committed to supporting our nation’s civil servants as they respond to this public health crisis.
While the ultimate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the federal government and the Partnership’s work is still unclear, we continue to monitor the global spread of this virus, as well as a range of government agency and industry responses, so we can make informed decisions and replicate best practices.
We care about the health of our employees and have distributed information to help our employees identify ways they can help protect themselves.
We are reviewing program operations, staffing plans and resources and are currently planning for a variety of scenarios. We will update this page as decisions are made.
For all public health and COVID-19 related questions, please check with the CDC and your city or county government public health authorities.
Training Programs and Events Status
All training programs and events for the foreseeable future will be virtual.
Please note this guidance may change quickly in response to developing events, and that while we will strive to keep this page updated there may be gaps before we can share more information publicly about our internal protocols. We also encourage you to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook where we will be providing regular updates. If you have any other questions about Partnership programming or our approach, please contact us.
If you have any questions about leadership development program enrollment, please contact:
Senior Manager, Business Development
Phone: (202) 495-7189
Manager, Business Development
Phone: (202) 292-1014
If you have any questions about credit card payments, please contact:
Phone: (202) 775-6955
If you are member of the media, please contact:
Phone: (202) 775-9111
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