November 29 - December 2, 2017

Colorado Springs, CO



The application window for the 2017 WLA is now closed.



The class will be selected during the Executive Committee session at the CSG West Annual Meeting,August 15th - 19th, 2017 in Tacoma, Washington.



Selection Guidelines

Each Western state is allocated at least two, and no more than four, participants in the WLA each year.  Typically, each state gets three slots at the Academy.


Applicants must be in their first four years of cumulative legislative service. 


As illustrated by answers to application questions and letters of recommendation, selection criteria include:


A complete application includes: the application form, answers to two application questions, two letters of recommendation from legislative colleagues or elected state officials and a brief resume.



If you have any questions about this selection process, please contact Erica Miller at 916-553-4423 or emiller@csg.org