2025 Encore Program Application

Thank you for applying to Encore. This program (formerly the Senior Leadership Montgomery program) is for people who are either planning to retire from full-time work within the calendar year or have retired within the last five years and wish to cultivate a purposeful post-professional leadership transition.

In order to be considered for the 2024/2025 cohort, program and tuition assistance applications are due no later than April 30, 2024.

Please note that you can save your progress and continue later via the “Save” button at the bottom of the application.
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Encore Program Participation Requirements

  1. Live in Montgomery County

  2. Be planning to retire from full-time work within the calendar year or have retired within the last five years

  3. Be willing to give their time, energy, and expertise to volunteer/community service

  4. Complete and submit an application for the Encore Program

2024-2025 Encore Session Dates

The Encore program meets once every other month between September and May of each year.

LM Led Sessions

  • September 25
    November 20- Joint session day with CORE and EL
    January 22, 2025
    March 19, 2025
    May 21, 2025

Self-Guided Sessions

  • October 16
    December 18
    February 19, 2025
    April 16, 2025

Other Key Dates

Cohort Meet & Greet
Wednesday, August 21

Homecoming
Thursday, September 26

Graduation
Friday, May 30, 2025

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