Graduation & Recognition Ceremony

Graduation & Recognition Ceremony for Leadership Development Academy and Pathway to Learning Series

Purpose: Each year, the City recognizes employees who take advantage of professional development opportunities coordinated by Human Resources.

Eligibility: Employees who successfully complete the requirements for graduation from the Leadership Development Academy I & II and the Pathway to Learning Series are eligible to receive recognition. The requirements are listed below:

  • Leadership Development Academy I: 3 absences from coursework and 1 absence from an In the Spotlight session are permitted.
  • Leadership Development Academy II: 2 absences from coursework and 1 absence from an In the Spotlight session are permitted.
  • Pathway to Learning Series: Completion of 8 Pathway to Learning Series classes. Classes of the same topic that are completed twice can count toward the overall total, but must be taken at least 6 months apart.

Process: Employees who successfully complete the requirements for recognition will be invited to attend the Graduation & Recognition Ceremony. Honorees will be presented with a personalized award for their respective completed program at the ceremony.