High Performance Coaching and Leadership Academy

  • October 15 - 18, 2018
  • IAFC Headquarters, Chantilly, VA

The IAFCESCI and 1SmartCareer  proudly partner to bring the "coach approach" to performance management by communicating simply and powerfully.  This event is being held October 15-18 in Chantilly, Virginia, at IAFC headquarters; event time is 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM.

Participants will learn to coach their peers and reduce internal personnel issues by combining peer support, 1:1 leadership coaching, facilitation and accountability for results.   

Session topics include:

  • Performance Management and Mentoring 
  • Comprehensive Thinking - High Performance Tripod and Timeline
  • Ethics and Leadership Values 
  • Conflict Management and Accountability Plans 

Leadership academy class size is limited to 50 attendees.     


Housing Options:

*The IAFC has a preferred corporate rate with Hyatt Place Chantilly/Dulles Airport-South. Ask for the IAFC corporate rate #CR112353 when contacting the hotel directly.

Who Should Attend?

Current officers / Future-potentials / New officers / Mid-level Chiefs

Symposium Class Content:
  • Leadership Foundation / Preparing Officers / Setting Expectations / Dashboard and 30-Day Accountability Plans 
  • Think Comprehensively - High Performance Tripod and Timeline / Crisis Management & Leadership
  • Who are we Leading - Generational Differences 
  • Conflict Management and Having Difficult Conversations / Dealing with Politics

$899; includes a four-day, in person symposium, followed by two coaching and two mentoring sessions over four months

  • Great ROI, with Practical, Measurable Emphasis, on Results, Powerful Approach, Flexible
  • Officers that are better problem solvers and managers 
  • Fewer issues coming to the Fire Chief's desk
  • Participants learn to coach their peers and reduce internal personnel issues