Thank you for applying to CORE.  Through this exclusive program, established executives from across the public, private and nonprofit sectors will expand their knowledge, influence and effectiveness as leaders and advocates for Montgomery County.

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CORE Application Requirements:

  1. Currently serve in a senior executive role in the public, private, or nonprofit sector

  2. Either live or work in Montgomery County, MD

  3. Have the full support AND expressed permission from the organization for whom the participant works

  4. Complete and submit an application for the CORE Program

  5. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation

2023-24 Session Dates

  • Thursday-Friday, Sept. 21-22, 2023*

  • Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023

  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023

  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023


  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024

  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024

  • Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2024

  • Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2024

  • Thursday- Friday, May 23-24, 2024*

*Opening and Closing sessions are mandatory