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Graduate School USA to Host One-Day Government Auditing Conference

Posted on Oct 18, 2018

__“Adjusting Your Auditing Perspective: The Windshield vs. The Rearview Mirror”__ On Thursday, December 6, Graduate School USA is hosting a one-day conference for government auditors, titled “Adjusting Your Auditing Perspective: The Windshield vs. the Rearview Mirror.” The conference is designed to...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA ANNOUNCES 2018 DEMING AWARD WINNERS!

Posted on Oct 12, 2018

Graduate School USA presented the coveted bronze eagle statue to the 2018 W. Edwards Deming Outstanding Training Award winners at the Deming Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 — during GovExec’s annual Fedstival in Washington, D.C. This year, awards were presented in two categories...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA PARTNERS WITH SMITHSONIAN FACILITIES FOR INAUGURAL WAGE LEADERSHIP COHORT PROGRAM

Posted on Sep 10, 2018

The Smithsonian Institution Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) partnered with Graduate School USA (GSUSA) to create the organization’s Wage Leadership Development Program (WLDP). WLDP’s mission is to support all Federal Wage Service employees with leadership skills to lead from...

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Federally Employed Women Recognizes Graduate School USA At 49th National Training Program in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted on Aug 01, 2018

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) is a proud partner of Federally Employed Women (FEW) and a ruby level sponsor at their 49th National Training Program held in Atlanta on July 16-20. GSUSA instructors provided eight training sessions during the event including a 5-day Special Emphasis Program Management...

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Graduate School USA Hosts Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance

Posted on Jun 29, 2018

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) hosted an 18-member delegation of officials from Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance for a 10-day program titled “Public Finance Reform in the Context of Globalization towards Sustainable Development: Lessons Learned for Vietnam.” The program took place in Washington DC and New...

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Graduate School USA Named a 2018 Leading Brand in Government for the Second Consecutive Year

Posted on Jun 14, 2018

According to a Government Business Council (GBC) study of over 3,600 federal officials, Graduate School USA was named one of the 2018 Leading Brands in Government. This is the second consecutive year that Graduate School USA was named a Leading Brand. GBC, the premier research wing of Government...

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SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS ISSUES RESOLUTION COMMENDING U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS AND GRADUATE SCHOOL USA

Posted on May 16, 2018

The Senate of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) has issued a resolution commending the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs for making training opportunities available to their government employees through the Pacific Islands Training Initiative (PITI), a...

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TOC 2018 Annual Institute Conference at the Founders Inn | Recap

Posted on May 01, 2018

Graduate School USA would like to thank the Training Officers Consortium (TOC) for inviting us to their 2018 Annual Institute at the Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, VA from April 22 through April 25, 2018. The theme for this year was S.M.I.L.E. (Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, and Empower) and...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA WINS GSA OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG) AUDITING AWARD FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Posted on Apr 17, 2018

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) received a 2018 award from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to provide a three-day course for the General Services Administration’s (GSA) OIG staff, titled “Written Communications for Auditors,” in eight different remote GSA OIG field sites, from May 201...

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Graduate School USA Welcomes New Curriculum Vice President

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) President and CEO, Jack Maykoski has announced the appointment of Beth Stoops as the organization’s new Vice President for Curriculum and Learning Solutions. In taking the helm of GSUSA’s newly aligned Curriculum unit, Stoops will be responsible for leading and setting...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA DELIVERS TRAINING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION IN MOZAMBIQUE

Posted on Nov 09, 2017

Graduate School USA recently taught three courses to the staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Maputo, Mozambique. Graduate School USA instructor Clarissa Corbin taught two, five-day Project Management classes, from September 11 - 22, 2017. The Project Management...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA IS LOOKING FOR GREAT INSTRUCTORS!

Posted on Oct 31, 2017

Graduate School USA is hosting a Daytime Instructor Recruitment Fair on Wednesday November 15, 2017, from 9:00 am to Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The fair will take place at our Washington, DC campus, located at 600 Maryland Avenue, SW. We are looking for instructors who reside in the Washington...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA RECEIVES LETTER OF AWARD FROM THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OFFICE OF CONTRACTING AND PROCUREMENT

Posted on Oct 23, 2017

Graduate School USA has received a Letter of Award from the District of Columbia Office of Contracting and Procurement, on behalf of the Department of Human Resources (DCHR), to provide ongoing competency-based employee training and consulting services for the District government workforce in the...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA AWARDED FIVE-YEAR CUSTOMER SERVICE CONTRACT BY THE STATE OF MARYLAND

Posted on Oct 12, 2017

The State of Maryland has awarded Graduate School USA (GSUSA) a contract in support of their master Customer Service Training and Process Improvement Consultation Services program. The GSUSA contract is for the period 2017 to 2022 and has an annual value of approximately $2.5.M. This contract is...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL USA PARTNERS WITH THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) AND THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (NSTA) ON FOOD SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Posted on Oct 03, 2017

Thirty teachers were chosen from across the nation to participate in a food science training program in Washington, D.C. this summer through a program that was developed and implemented in a partnership between the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition...

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Graduate School USA Announces 2017 Deming Award Winners!

Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Graduate School USA presented the coveted bronze eagle statue to the 2017 W. Edwards Deming Outstanding Training Award winners at the Deming Awards luncheon on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — during GovExec’s annual Fedstival in Washington, DC. There were nine finalists for this year’s awards in...

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Graduate School USA opens the TOC 2017 Professional Development Series!

Posted on Sep 08, 2017

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) will kick off the Training Officers Consortium’s (TOC) annual Professional Development Series on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Fort Leslie J. McNair Officers’ Club in Washington, D.C. The series runs from September 2017 through June 2018 and consists of ten...

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Graduate School USA Instructor Job Fair

Posted on Jul 19, 2017

Graduate School USA is hosting a job fair for potential instructors on Wednesday, July 26, from 8:30 am to 11:30 and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Instructors are needed in the following curriculum areas: • Acquisition • Auditing • Business Analysis • Communications and Professional Skills • Financial...

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Now On Demand – Graduate School USA’s “Maintaining Productivity In A Time of Uncertainty” Webcast

Posted on Jun 25, 2017

Graduate School USA’s complimentary webcast “Maintaining Productivity In A Time of Uncertainty” is now available here. Hosted by a distinguished panel of federal government experts, including Francis Rose, Jeffrey Neal, and Cheryl Seminara, Ph.D., this webcast will help federal agencies navigate...

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Graduate School USA Hosts Young Government Leaders - "Leading Without Authority"

Posted on Jun 14, 2017

Want to know how to get the results you need at work without formal authority? Join Young Government Leaders (YGL) for an interactive session, “Leading Without Authority” on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Graduate School USA’s DC campus – 600 Maryland Avenue, SW (conveniently...

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International Visitor Leadership Program project titled “American Libraries.”

Posted on Jun 01, 2017

Between June 12th and June 30th, Graduate School USA’s International Institute will administer an International Visitor Leadership Program project titled “American Libraries.” The 6 participants from Kazakhstan include directors of national and university libraries that host the Department of...

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Graduate School USA Welcomes Japan’s Ministry of Defense

Posted on May 31, 2017

Recently, Graduate School USA was honored to host members of the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) of Japan’s Ministry of Defense, to develop a framework for collaboration where Graduate School USA would provide training and consulting expertise in support of ATLA’s Human Resources...

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Watch Graduate School USA’s Federal Year-End Spending Webinar - On Demand!

Posted on May 22, 2017

If you missed our complimentary webinar, “Managing Year-End Spending,” you can now watch it on demand. This comprehensive look into federal year-end spending will prepare participants to address the issues associated with Appropriations Law, such as time issues, allowable spending, bona fide rule...

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New IVLP project "Transparency and Accountability in Government"

Posted on May 18, 2017

“Graduate School USA’s International Institute is working with the U.S. Department of State to implement an IVLP project for the country of Venezuela called “Transparency and Accountability in Government.” This project will explore the United States’ commitment to transparency, ethics, and...

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Graduate School USA Attends 2017 Training Officers Consortium Annual Institute

Posted on May 09, 2017

Graduate School USA was pleased to be a premiere partner at the 2017 Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute on April 30 – May 3, 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Our presence allowed us to learn more about the real-world challenges that our agency partners face every day, as well as the...

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Innovations in Agriculture Project

Posted on Apr 20, 2017

Graduate School USA’s International Institute is working with the U.S. Department of State, the World Affairs Council of St. Louis and International Focus, Inc. to implement a one-week IVLP project called “Innovations in Agriculture.” This project will expose a group of European journalists to...

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“Volunteerism in the U.S. – Civic Leadership in Action” Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA’s International Institute

Posted on Mar 29, 2017

Between April 3rd and April 21st, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Volunteerism in the U.S. – Civic Leadership in Action.” The seven participants come from various countries in the Near East and North Africa region and...

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“TESOL Education” Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA’s International Institute

Posted on Mar 13, 2017

Between March 11th and March 19th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “TESOL Education.” The 17 participants from Bolivia and Egypt include English language teachers with Binational Centers, universities, and the English...

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Graduate School USA’s International Institute Welcomes 8 Saudi Arabian Judges on “Rule of Law and Judicial Reform” Project

Posted on Feb 02, 2017

__Graduate School USA’s International Institute Welcomes 8 Saudi Arabian Judges on “Rule of Law and Judicial Reform” Project__ From February 9th through the 17th, Graduate School USA will host a project titled “Rule of Law and Judicial Reform” as part of the U.S. State Department’s International...

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Graduate School USA’s International Institute Hosts “American Libraries” Project for Belarus

Posted on Jan 11, 2017

Beginning January 19th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “American Libraries.” The project’s 6 participants include a director, a dean, chief librarians, and heads of library departments from a variety of regional, academic...

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Graduate School USA Officially Names Jack Maykoski, President and Chief Executive Officer

Posted on Jan 08, 2017

__FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: __ January 6, 2017 __Contact:__ Kim Price-Harwood – (202) 314-3347 - Kim.PriceHarwood@graduateschool.edu Washington, DC…… The Board of Trustees of Graduate School USA (GSUSA) has announced the appointment of Jack Maykoski as President and CEO. Maykoski had previously...

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“Law Enforcement: Community Policing” Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA’s International Institute

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Between January 9th and January 27th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Law Enforcement: Community Policing.” The 7 participants from various countries in Latin America include journalists, national police chiefs, and a...

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Workforce Insights: Embracing Talent Mobility

Posted on Nov 03, 2016

# Embracing Talent Mobility to Enhance Employee Engagement Substantial research supports the notion that organizations committed to a talent mobility strategy achieve better employee engagement and outperform their peers, be they bottom-line-oriented in the case of private industry, or mission...

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“Obesity, Nutrition, and Non-Communicable Diseases” Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA’s International Institute

Posted on Oct 17, 2016

Between October 18th and October 30th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Obesity, Nutrition, and Non-Communicable Diseases.” The 10 participants from various Pacific Island nations include a physician at a diabetic center, a...

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Congratulations to the 2016 Deming Award Winner!

Posted on Oct 07, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Deming Award Winner: the Social Security Administration, Continuous Quality (CQ) Area Director Review Process Team. This team exemplifies the qualities that W. Edwards Deming promoted in his teachings--the transformative powers of lifelong learning and the importance of...

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“Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation” Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA’s International Institute

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

Between September 26th and October 14th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation.” The four participants from Venezuela include a human rights lawyer, a criminology graduate student...

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Examine the Future of the Federal Workforce With Graduate School USA.

Posted on Sep 14, 2016

Examine the Future of the Federal Workforce With Graduate School USA. Join Graduate School USA (GSUSA) on Wednesday, October 5, when we explore innovative workforce solutions as part of Government Executive’s FEDstival week (October 3-7). The Next Workforce, which is designed to delve...

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“The Role and Operations of U.S. NPOs” Project Participants

Posted on Aug 06, 2016

# “The Role and Operations of U.S. NPOs” Project Participants Between August 20th and 31st, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “The Role and Operations of U.S. NPOs.” The ten participants from South Korea are leaders of...

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Complimentary "Managing Year-End Spending" Webinar Available for Viewing

Posted on Jul 21, 2016

“Managing Year-End Spending”: Our Complimentary Webinar is Still Available for Viewing. Do you know all of the ins and outs associated with year-end spending? Do you know how to avoid being “at risk” personally and financially? Graduate School USA’s complimentary webinar, “Managing Year-End...

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IVLP: Virtual Program Opening at the Graduate School USA

Posted on Jul 18, 2016

On Monday, June 27th, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) team conducted a virtual project opening in conjunction with its local program sponsor, The World Affairs Council of Seattle. The welcome and introduction to the program was conducted via teleconference. Graduate...

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Did You Miss Our 6/28 Viewcast, "Operating in an Atmosphere of Uncertainty"? Watch it Now.

Posted on Jul 15, 2016

Did You Miss Our 6/28 Viewcast, "Operating in an Atmosphere of Uncertainty"? Watch it Now. "Operating in an Atmosphere of Uncertainty: Perspectives on Meeting the Quality Challenge” aired on June 28. If you weren’t able to watch that day, you’re in luck—the entire discussion is now available online...

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“Managing Year-End Spending”: Join Us on 7/20 for a Complimentary Webinar.

Posted on Jul 13, 2016

“Managing Year-End Spending”: Join Us on July 20 for a Complimentary Webinar. Do you know all the ins and outs of year-end spending? Do you know how to avoid being “at risk” personally and financially? Learn how to get it right. Join Graduate School USA on Wednesday, July 20, from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT...

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Senior Mexican Law Enforcement Officials Hosted by GSUSA for IVLP "Community Policing" Project

Posted on Jul 13, 2016

Senior Mexican Law Enforcement Officials Hosted by GSUSA for IVLP "Community Policing" Project From July 11-19, 2016, Graduate School USA’s International Institute is hosting a group of ten senior law enforcement officials from Mexico who are participating in a “Community Policing” project...

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Join Graduate School USA on June 28 for a Free Viewcast.

Posted on Jun 22, 2016

"Operating in an Atmosphere of Uncertainty: Perspectives on Meeting the Quality Challenge" In a period of uncertainty, how do you and your agency navigate change? Join Graduate School USA for a free viewcast, "Operating in an Atmosphere of Uncertainty: Perspectives on Meeting the Quality...

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Graduate School USA’s IVLP Team Welcomes Participants from South America in June

Posted on Jun 13, 2016

On June 6, twelve Brazilian professionals embarked on a two-week professional exchange program to study renewable energy practices, particularly solar and wind energy. They traveled to Washington, DC; New York, NY; and Denver, CO. The main goal of the project was to facilitate efforts among...

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Graduate School USA’s IVLP Team Welcomes "Access to Justice" Project Participants

Posted on May 14, 2016

Graduate School USA’s IVLP Team Welcomes "Access to Justice" Project Participants On May 16, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team welcomes four foreign professionals from Georgia who will travel under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State. They will...

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Remembering Art Casabianca

Posted on May 13, 2016

Graduate School USA (GSUSA) lost one of our own on May 3, 2016, with the passing of Arthur Casabianca. “Art,” who had been a fixture at GSUSA for 16 years, taught management, analysis and statistics courses and worked on a variety of curriculum course content updates throughout the years, including...

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Welcoming “Fostering Economic Development in Municipalities” Project Participants from Montenegro

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Between April 23 and May 14, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Fostering Economic Development in Municipalities.” The four participants, all from Montenegro, include the President of the political party Democrats of...

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"International Peace and Security" Project Participants Hosted by Graduate School USA

Posted on Apr 14, 2016

Between April 16 and May 7, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will administer a project titled “Towards a More Safe and Secure World: International Peace and Security.” The School’s International Institute is one of six agencies that works on this large...

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Graduate School USA Welcomes International Disabilities Rights Professionals

Posted on Mar 25, 2016

From March 26 through April 16, Graduate School USA’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) team will conduct the U.S. Department of State Multi-Regional project “Access for All: Enhancing the Lives of People with Disabilities.” The 21 project participants, who represent twenty countries...

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International Institute Welcomes Multi-Regional Project Participants

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

This week, Graduate School USA’s International Institute welcomes a group of 16 professionals from all around the globe. The group will participate in a three-week Multi-Regional Project, “Water Resources Management in the U.S.,” sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Participants will meet...

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Graduate School USA Celebrates Those Who Make Government Work

Posted on Sep 15, 2015

In appreciation of our public servants during Public Service Recognition Week, Graduate School USA thanks the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, local, and county employees. Graduate School USA was founded as a resource for those in public service, and for over ninety years we've...

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SRA Wins Five Brandon Hall Group Awards for Excellence in Training and Development

Posted on Aug 29, 2015

We’re proud to announce that training programs on which Graduate School USA has done project work as a subcontractor to SRA International have won Brandon Hall Group Awards (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) for Excellence in Training and Development. These awards honor organizations “that have demonstrated...

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GS Presidential Search Committee Appointed

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

Graduate School USA has a long history and recognition of effectively providing education and training to Federal employees in the Washington, DC area, as well as many others throughout the world. Recently, our former President and CEO, Dr. Jerry Ice, retired after 12 years of service to the School...

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