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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Regional EPFP Leadership Forum

October 8-9, 2009
EPFP Fellows from the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan,
New York, Ohio & Pennsylvania
Gettysburg Battlefield & the United States Army War College



Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Arrival & Hotel Check-in at Comfort Suites Hotel, Carlisle, PA, 10 South Hanover (717) 960-1100
7:00 PM Dinner (on your own or small groups for networking)
Thursday, October 8, 2009
8:00 AM Depart Hotel
10:30 AM Arrive at Gettysburg Visitors’ Center
10:45–11:45 AM Orientation & Movie
11:45-4:00 PM Board Buses for Guided Tour of Battlefields & Discussion of Leadership Lessons
4:00 PM Buses Return to the Visitors’ Center for Museum Tour
Day’s Activities Conclude
6:00 PM Dinner (on your own or small groups for networking)
Friday, October 9, 2009
8:30 AM War College Bus Arrives at Comfort Suites Hotel; (note: use public parking garage behind the hotel, please park there rather than at the War College Security Gate)
8:45 AM Depart for Army War College & Security Check
9:00–12:00 Noon Overview of Strategic Leadership Curriculum – Briefing by Col. Charles Allen (U.S. Army Ret.) & other faculty. (Seminar groups to discuss assigned policy article by N. Kristof)
12:00–12:15 PM War College Bookstore Visit (optional)
12:30–1:45 PM Working Luncheon - Discussion with Col. Steve Weiler on the Challenges Professional Military Officers Face in Working with Civilian Policy Makers
1:45 PM Buses Depart for Comfort Suites Hotel
2:00 PM Fellows Return Home

Resource Materials

Kristof, N. “Our Greatest National Shame,” The New York Times (February 14, 2009).
Dreschler, D. and Allen, C. “Why Senior Military Leaders Fail,” Armed Forces Journal (July 2009), 34-45.
Halloran, R. “Strategic Communication,” Parameters – The Journal of the U.S. Army War College (Autumn 2007), 4-14.
Slaughter, A. M. “America’s Edge: Power in the Networked Century,” Foreign Affairs, (January-February 2009), 94-113.
Colonel Charles D. Allen PowerPoints

Gettysburg Presentation
Army War College Presentation

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