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MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Civilian Leadership Development Program (CLDP)
The HQMC Civilian Leadership Development Program (CLDP) provides for development of the leadership competencies and skills of appropriated fund (APF) and non-appropriated fund (NAF) civilian employees assigned to Headquarters Marine Corps staff agencies, Headquarters Battalion, Henderson Hall, and Marine Barracks Washington/Marine Corps Institute. The CLDP is helping to develop civilian leaders for the future of the United States Marine Corps.  

CLDP Overview:

  • Geared to enhance leadership competencies and skills that everyone needs, no matter what their career field may be
  • Volunteer program open to all civilians in all pay system, except Senior Executive Service (SES)
Key Players:
  • Employees
  • Mentor
  • Supervisor
Main Elements:
  • Leadership Skills assessment based on the Department of Defense Leadership Continuum
  • Individual Leadership development Plan(ILDP)
  • Employee-driven
  • Mentoring relationship outside supervisory chain
  • Supervisor approval & support
How to Apply
The following are the basic steps to participate in the CLDP:
  • Contact the CLDP Administrator
  • Enroll in the CLDP
  • Employee and Supervisor complete a leadership skills assessment
  • Select a mentor
  • Work with the mentor to create an Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP)
  • Supervisor approves the employee’s ILDP
  • Complete ILDP activities
  • Re-assess skills and update ILDP as needed
Contact Information

Workforce Development

G-1, Civilian Manpower

Mailing Address:
  3250 Catlin Avenue
Room 226
 Quantico, VA 22134

Email: Jamie.deets@usmc.mil

Phone: (703) 784-3101

Attention: The CLD Program needs Mentors! A very rewarding experience can be just at your fingertips! Become a vital part of the CLD Program – help to guide, develop, and lead our participants through their journey in CLD! [Click Here]to learn more about becoming a Mentor.