The ACTEDS Training Catalog

Professional Development Program for the House Appropriations
Committee Long Term Training Opportunity for Civilian Employees

Print this checklist for your use in completing your application package. Do not send this form with your package.

All of the forms and documents listed below must to be completed and forwarded as part of your application package. The forms (provided below) must be used. Please assemble the forms in the order listed.

Note: Incomplete application packages will NOT be processed.

  1. ___ Strong Letter or Recommendation/Endorsements through the applicant's chain of command
    (Supervisor through ACOMs/DRUs/ASSC/OAASA). The endorsement must also contain confirmation that all eligibility requirements have been met by the nomination deadline.
  2. ___ Resume - Containing the following information for each position held: your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address; position title/series/grade; supervisor's name, mailing address/phone number/email; brief description of work experience; education (include type of degree, major, dates attended, grade point average; completed training; certifications; defense/government sponsored training; skills/accomplishments; activities, honors, and awards. DO NOT INCLUDE SUPPLEMENTAL DATA
  3. ____ Nominee's Statement of Interest - On line
  4. ___ Supervisor's Utilization Plan - On line - MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED BY SUPERVISOR
  5. ____ Last three (3) Performance Ratings (including annotated Support Forms). If these appraisals are not available, you must include an explanation which explains any gaps/missing appraisals. This explanation must be verified by your supervisor and/or CPAC representative.
  6. ____ SF 181, Ethnicity and Race Identification OPM Form Note: Completion/submission of the SF-181 is strictly voluntary. It will be used for statistical purposes only, not for purposes of determining eligibility for participation in any training opportunity.

  7. ___ Continued Service Agreement (must be signed and dated) - Applicants must agree to continue service within the Department of Defense for not less than three(3) times the length of the training.
  8. ___ Appropriate Civilian Education System (CES) Certificate of Completion or equivalent course.
  9. ___ Applicant must have a combined total of five (5) years with the Department of Defense. At least three (3) of these years must have been in a Department of the Army permanent civilian position(s). THIS REQUIREMENT MUST BE MET BY THE POSTED HQDA SUSPENSE DATE FOR THE COURSE/SESSION FOR WHICH APPLICANT IS NOMINATED.