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North Central Region Staff College

July 2, 2020, 1:00 PM - July 5, 2020, 9:00 AM (CST)

Maj Kevin Oliver ( )
Kansas City, MO

Region Staff College is an in-depth study of management, leadership, and communications designed to highlight how CAP's missions are accomplished at the region level. The curriculum is completed over 40 classroom hours in a laboratory/seminar environment. Seminar discussions, case studies, and practical exercises will guide Staff College students through these requirements.

This course is designed for Level III and Level IV senior members to help them better execute the duties and responsibilities associated with CAP command and staff positions.  


The next North Central Region Staff College will be held in Kansas City, MO from 2-5 July 2020. Tickets are available through Eventbrite here.
This is expected to be the last Staff College in the current format. CAP Professional Development will transition to the Volunteer University later this year.

Instructors for this course will include:
Col Regena Aye, CAP, NCR Commander;
Col John O’Neill, CAP, NCR Commander-select;
Col Erica Williams, CAP, NCR PD Officer;
CMSgt Mike Mudry, CAP

Requirements: An individual wishing to attend this event must have completed Level III professional development and have it logged in E-Services before registering for the event. In addition, the applicant must submit a CAPF 17 by Dec 15, 2019.  Payment must be submitted online or received by Dec 15, 2019.

10 hours of course work will be done online in advance via Blackboard Coursesites (Things like developing your CAP resume, working on a speech that will be presented in person, etc.)  The link will be sent to those who are registered when it is ready.


Cost: $100 for students and staff that will include 2 dinners, plus museum admission, class polo, and snacks.
Purchase your tickets through Eventbrite.
Other meals will be on your own in the local area; Kansas City is a great food town.

Lodging: The facility in Kansas City is the Courtyard by Marriott at KCI.
Costs for the rooms are $89 with breakfast per night!
Contact the hotel for reservations, tell them you are with the Civil Air Patrol. The hotel has a Starbucks and restaurant in the lobby, as well as Ruby Tuesdays, Waffle House and Cracker Barrel across the street.

What a great opportunity to bring the spouse to take advantage of post-holiday bargains at the nearby Zona Rosa shopping district, with a free shuttle from the hotel. Family members are also welcome to go with us to the WWI museum and enjoy KC BBQ for lunch on the way (at their own expense, $14 plus lunch).

There are also many other activities spouses and family can do while you are in the staff college.

Transportation: Individuals are responsible for their own transportation to Kansas City.  


What is the uniform for the event?

Uniforms for the week are any of the CAP distinctive uniforms: white aviator shirt, polo shirt, grey slacks.  
You may also wear the AF style short sleeve, blue uniform if you meet the weight and grooming standards.  
Utility uniforms (BDU’s, ABU’s, or flight suits) are not authorized. Uniform for the banquet will be Mess Dress, Service Coat, Blazer Combination or appropriate civilian attire.


Anything special I need to bring?

Most participants bring laptops, tablets or other devices but are not necessary.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Maj. Kevin Oliver, via email at

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