Emerging Leaders Certification Program (ELCP)

Joining ELCP

  • Current permanent non-supervisory employees who have been with Henrico County for more than six months are eligible to apply for admission to ELCP.
  • Current LDP non-supervisors cannot be in both LDP and ELCP at the same time. If you are a non-supervisor currently in LDP and wish to apply for ELCP, you will need to either complete your current level in that program or contact your advisor about dropping out of LDP in order to apply for ELCP.
  • Application dates/deadlines and processes are described in the table below. 

Program Application Timeline

Important Dates

Application Process

Application Deadline: November 30

Applications accepted (must be date stamped by close of business of the last business day of the month)

By December 31

Applications reviewed

First week of January

Notification letters will be sent out to applicants

Application Deadline: May 31

Applications accepted (must be date stamped by close of business of the last business day of the month)

By June 30

Applications reviewed

First week of July

Notification letters will be sent out to applicants