The ACTEDS Training Catalog

Training, Capabilities, and Doctrine Warfighting Developers Career Program (CP-32)

Distance Learning (DL) Training

CP-32 will use contactors/vendors to provide training about distance learning to CP-32 personnel so that these personnel can learn how to develop, evaluate, and manage distance learning training products for Army training. DL training provides the right training to the right personnel anytime, anyplace, through the application of multimedia and technologies. The FCR, through staff, will approve all contractor/vendor training for relevance and application to Army's DL mission.

Short Term Training

CP-32 supports short term training by vendors/contractors or academia that provides the incumbent with skills to enhance his productivity, leadership capabilities and overall understanding of Army's Training mission. Local Activity Career Program Managers should survey local membership and determine the best training that provides above mentioned skills and or abilities while considering the personal development aspects of each course as well. All requests for training dollars should be sent to the CP-32 Office for approval by the FCR or his representative via GoArmyEd ( The CP-32 Office will prioritize and distribute funds in accordance with FCR guidance upon receipt from HQDA.

Developmental Assignments:
Developmental opportunities in CP-32 allow for careerist to shadow and work under the guidance of a civilian senior executive within an inter-service agency (i.e. U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corp, U.S. Air Force) or different Army Commands. These assignments will provide a broader more insightful knowledge of higher organizational management and program operations. Assignments can be from three months to one year.

Application process:
An announcement will be opened for 15 calendar days at which time applicants can submit application packages.

Tuition Assistance

CP-32 will offer tuition assistance for careerists seeking college/university level training directly related to skills outlined in their position description. Approval of courses is dependent on the ACPM/MACOM CPM and CP-32 Program Office verifying the requirement, relationship to current position


Employees may go through their career program manager concerning scheduled dates of courses listed above or contact their installation or DRU.

Competitive Selection Procedure

Applicants must work through their ACPM and/or DRU. Career Program managers will submit requirements and justification to the FCR, who will have final approval authority.

Point(s) of Contact Mary Berg, at (757) 501-6003 (DSN 501) or email
Diane Carey-Wallace (757) 501-6002 (DSN 501) or email
Training, Capabilities, and Doctrine Warfighting Developers Career Program Office
(CP-32) DCS G-3/5/7
Building 950, Jefferson Avenue
Fort Eustis, VA 23604

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

More Information
  • Career Program ACTEDS Plans - Information about career management training, education, and development is provided in the individual ACTEDS plans. Individual plans may be found using the ACTEDS link below.
  • Course Checklist - Employees requesting ACTEDS funds for training-with-industry programs, developmental assignments, short-term training opportunities (120 days for less) and non-academic degree programs must provide the information found in the "Course Checklist" below.

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