Leadership Competencies Development Program (LCDP)


Update: The NOAA LCDP IX online application closed at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

What are the Key Milestones in the LCDP Recruitment Process?


Milestone Deadline
Call for Applications Opens 2/18/14
LCDP Informational Session (Optional: Attend 1 of the 2 sessions) 2/18/14
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
LCDP Informational Session (Optional: Attend 1 of the 2 sessions) 2/20/14
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Call for Applications Closes at 11:59pm ET 3/11/14
Supervisor Statements Due 3/14/14
Applications are rated and ranked by a panel within each LO/SO. (Applicants do not have a role in this process – decisions are based on a review of the online applications received). 3/31 - 4/04/14
Applicants will be notified if they are moving forward to the interview process or not. On or by 4/11/14
Candidates are interviewed. All interviews are conducted via telephone for approximately 45 minutes per interview. 4/21 - 5/02/14
Selectees and Non-Selectees will be contacted. On or by 5/23/14


*Mandatory LCDP IX training at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA begins on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Refer to the LCDP IX Call for Applications at the “Formal Core Leadership Training” section for a list of mandatory training dates for the LCDP Class IX cadre.

Want to Learn More About the LCDP?

Read the LCDP IX Call for Applications to learn more about the program, eligibility information, and instructions for applying online. To view a copy of the slideshow from the LCDP Informational Webinars that were held on 2/18/14 and 2/20/14, click here.


*Note:  You must use your LDAP credentials to access certain pages on this site.


For questions concerning participant funding for the program, contact your Line/Staff Office LCDP Coordinator.

For all other questions, contact Tracy Levstik, the LCDP Program Manager, at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov or 303-497-4231.