Office of Training and Professional Development
Succession Management Program

The purpose of the Succession Management Program (SMP) is to foster organizational leadership continuity by preparing a ready and sustainable pipeline of talent to assume leadership positions as they become available.

CDCR’s Succession Management Plan – per CalHR’s policy established February 23, 2017

Program Resources

SMP Guide – for participants, participant’s managers, and mentors or Subject Matter Experts

Division of Adult Institution’s Technical Competencies

Knowledge Transfer Strategies

Program Reporting

Milestone Report

SMP Updates – January 2019

Division of Adult Institution’s Environmental Scan – July 2017

General Resources

2016 SMP Phase I Survey Results

CalHR Workforce and Succession Management

For more information on SMP, email

    Associate Director
    Peace Officer Selection and
    Employee Development
    Correctional Lieutenant
    Advanced Learning Institute
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    (916) 255-1815