Supply Management (CP-13)
Training opportunities are designed to provide a progressive competency growth in developing our Army Civilian logisticians. Programs identified in the ACTEDS Plan include formal classroom and on-the-job developmental assignments that align with the Department of Defense (DoD) and Army Human Capital Strategic Plans. The intent of the training opportunities is to focus on growing technically proficient and capable leaders. Many of the programs described in the ACTEDS Plan are designed to develop our logisticians and build their competencies that prepare them for roles and responsibilities in multifunctional, interagency, and joint environments.
CP-13 ACTEDS funded programs are open to all Army CP-13 civilian GS-11s and above (or equivalent), exceptional GS-9s (non-interns), Wage System 10, and exceptional Wage System 8, assigned to a CP-13 permanent position unless otherwise stated. All opportunities are competitive; all applicants must have three (3) years of permanent, full time employment as a Department of the Army (DA) civilian at the time of application. Selections will be determined by the FCR for CP-13.
ACTEDS funding is always subject to availability.
NOTE: Prior to applying for any ACTEDS funded programs careerists shall contact their supervisor, local training coordinator and Activity Career Program Manager (ACPM)/Command Career Program Manager (CCPM) for training guidance and recommendations.
The CP-13 Competitive Professional Development Program (CPD) supports professional training, education, and career development to mold future-oriented, multi-functional, multi-disciplined specialists in analysis, modeling and simulation. CP-13 CPD programs encompass several types of training:
|CPD Information and Criteria||
|Army Career Tracker|
ACTEDS funded training requests must be in the ACT IDP. Army Career Tracker (ACT) is a new Army web portal created to change significantly the way training, Tracker education and experiential learning support is provided to Army enlisted, officer, civilian, and their leaders/supervisors. Users can search multiple education and training resources, monitor career development and receive advice from their leadership. Additionally, ACT will allow the user to:
Army Civilians will use GoArmyEd.com (https://www.goarmyed.com) to process ACTEDS training applications and SF 182 Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training requests for G-3/5/7 centrally and command-funded training and professional development opportunities. To access GoArmyEd, go to https://www.goarmyed.com and select the "Student" radio button in the Create/Activate GoArmyEd Account then select the Create/Activate Account" button. After creating an account you will have the ability to apply for training.
Careerists must plan ahead for training attendance so that the training application and the SF182 are approved in GoArmyEd at least 30 business days in advance of the start of training.
Schools and vendors must have an account in GoArmyEd. Schools and vendors with existing GoArmyEd accounts to manage Army Tuition Assistance-funded enrollments will use their same accounts to manage Army Civilian-funded enrollments.
Additional information on GoArmyEd can be found on the Civilian Training and Leader Development (CTLD) website: http://www.civiliantraining.army.mil/goarmyed/Pages/default.aspx
|Types of Training|
Developmental assignments provide careerists with a competency-based approach training for developing and/or broadening careerist competencies; to include operational techniques that provide a global and enterprise approach for positions of significantly higher responsibility. These assignments are at Army, Joint and various DoD activities. Developmental assignments may include lateral movement to positions where careerists gain additional technical, management, professional skills, knowledge, and abilities to enhance performance and effectiveness. The length of the assignment should be at least three (3) months but not more than one year as funding permits. Locations will vary.
Documentation of Continuing Education System (CES) highest level course (Foundation/Basic/Intermediate/Advanced Course) completed or equivalency document from the Army Management Staff College and a copy of the applicant's current Civilian Record Brief (CRB) must accompany each training application.
|Long-Term Training (LTT)|
Long-term training and education is training to which an employee is assigned on a continuous, full-time basis for more than 120 calendar days. The assignment training may be at either government or non-government facilities and may include both (LTT) formal training programs and strategically planned career assignments. LTT enables employees to stay abreast of changes and innovations in their occupational fields, learn new skills, or develop/improve abilities needed in current positions and meet emerging Army requirements. Each approved course, even those taken within the same semester, must be approved in advance on a separate SF 182.
|Short-Term Training (STT)|
Short-term training is training 120 calendar days or less. Training instances may include, but are not limited to, professional workshops, seminars, and university courses. Attendance at workshops and seminars must have a demonstrated (STT) training purpose and must be documented in each respective Career Program/Career Field Master training Program (MTP) or Individual Development Plan (IDP).
University training is limited to job related courses that do not lead to a degree. University training is limited to 12 credit hours before you are required to be enrolled in an ADT program.
|Academic Degree Training (ADT)|
Academic degree training is training or education with the stated objective of Degree obtaining an academic degree from a college, university, or other institution that Training is accredited by a regional, national, or international accrediting body recognized (ADT) by the U.S. Department of Education and listed in its Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and programs ADT must be part of a planned, systematic and coordinated program of professional development endorsed by Army that supports organizational objectives and results are measurable in terms of individual and/or organizational performance. The Department of the Army ADT program is administered as follows:
|ADT Suspense Dates|
Submission deadlines for complete ADT program applications to arrive at the HQDA CP-13 Proponency Management Office:
|Other Professional Development Training|
The Senior Enterprise Talent Management (SETM/ETM) program, developed Professional collaboratively as a Civilian Workforce Transformation initiative and Development administered by the Civilian Senior Leader Management Office (CSLMO), Training Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), is open to GS-14 and GS-15 (or equivalent) employees who wish to apply for participation.
Senior Enterprise Talent Management (SETM)
Leadership for a Democratic Society (LDS) at the Federal Executive Institute (FEI)
House Appropriations Committee (HAC) Professional Development Program
Senior Leader Seminar: Senior Leader Development Course
Harvard University Program for Senior Executive Fellows
Army Congressional Fellowship Program
Senior Manager Course (SMC) in National Security Leadership
|Civilian Education System (CES)|
The Civilian Education System (CES) is the foundation of the Army's leader development program for all Army Civilians, providing progressive and sequential education courses throughout their careers. CES is centrally funded by HQDA G-37/Training Directorate for most permanent Army Civilians, including but not limited to general schedule (GS), non-appropriated fund (NAF), local national (LN) and wage grade (WG) employees. CES leadership courses, or designated equivalent courses, are required for all Army Civilians. Employees should include attendance at the CES course for which they are eligible in their Individual Development Plans (IDP).
Employees are eligible to attend the CES course that is targeted at their grade level. GS-01 through GS-09 employees are eligible to attend the CES Basic Course; GS-10 through GS-12 employees are eligible to attend the CES Intermediate Course; and GS-13 through GS-15 employees are eligible to attend the CES Advanced Course. NOTE: All Army Civilians who were hired after 30 September 2006 are required to take the Foundation Course prior to enrolling in either of the CES courses.
More information on CES courses, as well as instructions on how to enroll can be found on the Civilian Training and Leader Development website at
|Point Of Contact|
For application or program information contact the CP-13 Proponency Manager,
Training & Leader Development