The position of warden is one of the most daunting yet rewarding opportunities a corrections professional can achieve. Yet, the internal and external expectations and accountability that accompany this position can affect a warden’s leadership ability and management of facility operations. These challenges require the development of new skills and knowledge. This 32-hour program helps participants enhance their skills in areas essential to effective leadership and administration of a correctional institution. Some of the topics to be discussed include institutional culture, central office relationships, budget management strategies, decision-making, and media relations. Woven throughout the program are continuous opportunities to share concerns and exchange and create new ideas.
Eligibility Requirements: Wardens with less than 2 years’ experience are encouraged to apply.
Assurance: By applying for this program, you acknowledge that (1) you meet the eligibility requirements for the training and (2) that your supervisor supports your application for and attendance at this training if selected.
June 3-6, 2024