Thank you for applying to CORE.  This program offers programming that supports established leaders in their professional lives. CORE provides executive-level conversations, interaction, and topic exploration with other county decision-makers and influencers. In addition to external connections, the CORE program allows the opportunity for individualized growth through small group discussions that raise the issues that matter to leaders and their organizations and communities.

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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

  6. Able to attend all session dates with no more than 17 hours of excused absences

2024-25 Session Dates

September 19-20*
October 10
November 20- Joint Session Day with Emerging Leaders and Encore
December 12
January 9, 2025
February 13, 2025
March 13, 2025
April 10, 2025
May 8-9, 2025*

*Overnight retreats. Opening and closing retreats are mandatory.

Other Key Dates

Cohort Meet & Greet
Wednesday, August 21

Tuesday, October 1

Friday, May 30, 2025