SLC Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills

2021 Application Form

Applications are reviewed with an emphasis on: dedication to public service, desire to improve your personal effectiveness as a state government official, and interest in improving processes within your governmental branch. The application deadline is July 30, 2021.

Required Fields *

Please provide your first name.
Please provide your last name.
Please provide your title.
Please provide your first year in office.
Branch of government *
Please select your branch of government.

Preferred mailing address (July - November)
Please provide your street address.
Please provide a city.
Please select a state.
Please provide your zip code.

Home address (if different)

Please provide a valid email address.

Attachments (required)

Please note the maximum file size for all file uploads is 10 MB. Files should be uploaded as a PDF or DOC. All other file extensions will not be accepted. If you have any issues uploading, please contact

Cover letter
Applicants must submit a cover letter expressing why the applicant should be considered as a candidate for the CALS program.
Letters of recommendation (2)

Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from state government colleagues or leadership.
For legislative applicants, a letter of recommendation from your chamber or caucus leader is encouraged.
Biographical summary (150 words or fewer)
Answers to Application Questions
Answers to both of the following application questions, limited to 150 words or fewer per question, must be submitted:
1. What is the public perception in your state of the government branch where you serve? And, what have you done or can you do to improve or maintain it?
2. When you leave government, what would you like your personal legacy to be?
Please check the form and complete all required fields to continue.