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Leadership Development Institute

Today's public safety leaders face a formidable challenge. Ensuring the safety of our communities, in ways that are consistent with the United States Constitution and supported by the public, is no easy task. Our leaders in law enforcement and corrections face challenges that include complex issues, conflicting demands from the community, changes in technology, increasing diversity in our communities, generational differences in the workforce, limited resources, the attention of social media and other factors that increase the difficulty of the job. Our leaders must face these challenges and lead their agencies, personnel and communities in ways that not only provide safety and security, but do so in a manner that engenders public support.

The Leadership Development Institute is committed to helping develop public safety leaders who meet these challenges. As our name connotes, we view the work of developing leaders as a process that starts at the beginning of a career.While many of our programs are targeted at supervisors, we recognize that leadership can and should be developed and exhibited by all personnel, regardless of position or title.

We work closely with public safety leaders from throughout the state, across all disciplines of public safety, to ensure that we are addressing current leadership needs in the field. We also work with academic institutions and professional organizations such as the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association, the Maryland Sheriffs Association and the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association to produce programs for our students.

Library/Research Facilities

LDI is responsible for maintaining the library at the Public Safety Education and Training Center (PSETC). Public safety employees have access to the books, journals, DVD’s reports, and reference works contained within the library collection.

Those training at the PSETC may visit the library between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. For those lodging at PCTC the library closes at 10:00 p.m.

Traffic Safety Specialist Recognition Program

The Maryland Traffic Safety Specialist (TSS) program is a statewide recognition program for police officers who have attained distinctive levels of experience, training and proficiency in Highway Safety and Traffic Enforcement methods and procedures. This program is being administered by the Maryland Highway Safety Office.

For additional information please follow the link for updated information and enrollment forms.


LDI Staff:

Maryann P. Foxwell, Director
410-875-3560
maryann.foxwell@maryland.gov

Darla Rothman, Curriculum Developer & Program Administrator
410-875-3526
darla.rothman@maryland.gov

Patricia (Pat) Graham, Program Administrator
410-875-3507
patricia.graham@maryland.gov

Cheryl Pendergast, Program Administrator
410-875-3486
cheryl.pendergast@maryland.gov

Susan Strausbaugh, Management Associate
410-875-3575
susan.strausbaugh@maryland.gov


Unless otherwise noted, registration for MPCTC-hosted courses can be completed by contacting your agency training coordinator to login to the Online Registration System to enroll. Non-client agencies can submit a registration form to Katie.Johnson@maryland.gov.

Contact Katie.Johnson@maryland.gov with questions regarding these courses.


LDI Training Opportunities:

LDI- Foundations of Leadership
Jul 9 2019 - Jul 11 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Program Approval Information
$110 for client agencies (includes DPSCS) and $175 for non-client agencies
Please Note: Registration includes morning and afternoon beverage service, a leadership resource notebook, and a copy of the hardcover book Leadership Step-by-Step: Become the Person Others Follow, by Joshua Spodek. Students will also receive a copy of the Influence Strategies Exercise, a self-assessment tool that will be used in class.

Sep 24 2019 - Sep 26 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
P28502 / C14774
$110 for client agencies (includes DPSCS) and $175 for non-client agencies
Please Note: Registration includes morning and afternoon beverage service, a leadership resource notebook, and a copy of the hardcover book Leadership Step-by-Step: Become the Person Others Follow, by Joshua Spodek. Students will also receive a copy of the Influence Strategies Exercise, a self-assessment tool that will be used in class.

LDI- First Line Supervisor Training
Jul 15 2019 - Jul 22 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
Program Approval Information

Aug 12 2019 - Aug 19 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
Program Approval Information

Sep 9 2019 - Sep 16 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
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Oct 21 2019 - Oct 28 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
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Nov 4 2019 - Nov 12 2019
Please Note: Day 6 of this course will take place on Tuesday due to the Veterans Day holiday 11/11/19.
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
Program Approval Information

Dec 2 2019 - Dec 9 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
$115 for client agencies / $170 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
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Aug 19 2019 - Aug 27 2019
Class days 1-6 will run 8:30am-4:00pm; Day 7 will run 8:30am-12:00pm.
$150 for client agencies; $210 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
* Registration Fee includes morning and afternoon beverage service each class day and lunch on the last day of class, as well as a Resource Notebook and a copy of the book “The 27 Challenges Managers Face” by Bruce Tulgan.
Program Approval Information

Oct 1 2019 - Oct 9 2019
Class days 1-6 will run 8:30am-4:00pm; Day 7 will run 8:30am-12:00pm.
$150 for client agencies; $210 for non-client agencies (DPSCS=no cost)
* Registration Fee includes morning and afternoon beverage service each class day and lunch on the last day of class, as well as a Resource Notebook and a copy of the book “The 27 Challenges Managers Face” by Bruce Tulgan.
Program Approval Information

Sep 4 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Program Approval Information
$50 for client agencies (DPSCS included) / $75 for non-client agencies
Note: Registration fee includes AM and PM beverage service, a student workbook, a copy of the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Assessment, and a copy of a leadership book selected and recommended by LDI Staff.

Nov 6 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Program Approval Information
$50 for client agencies (DPSCS included) / $75 for non-client agencies
Note: Registration fee includes AM and PM beverage service, a student workbook, a copy of the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Assessment, and a copy of a leadership book selected and recommended by LDI Staff.