The College of Leadership and Ethics (CLE) is responsible for the U.S. Naval War College Leadership in the Profession of Arms (LPA) core course and the leadership & ethics area of study in the electives program. Additionally CLE offers an expanded leader development experience for in residence College of Naval Warfare (CNW) and Naval Command College (NCC) students through the Navy Senior Leader Development Concentration (NSLDC).
Leadership in the Profession of Arms course provides every student the opportunity to focus on themselves as leaders, reflect on past performance, examine personal strengths and weaknesses, develop new competences, and strengthen personal character so they enhance their ability to lead in a complex and dynamic environment.
This course is a specialized elective track completed in conjunction with the 10-month August to June curricula taught at the Naval War College in Newport, RI.
The College of Leadership and Ethics (CLE) offers courses in leader development for flag officers and their civilian senior executive service (SES) equivalents.
Flag officer representatives from all 17 Navy communities meet to share leader development strategies, best practices and identify gaps in Sailor development.
Prepare for your arrival at College of Leadership and Ethics and see what our core curriculum has to offer along with additional opportunities around the college.
Santos is a career submariner with at-sea operational submarine assignments aboard USS Tinosa (SSN 606), USS Miami (SSN 755), USS Virginia (SSN 774) and USS Nevada (SSBN 733). During these tours, Santos conducted deployments to the North Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South America, Pacific and Arabian Gulf, including combat operations in support of operations in Kosovo and Iraq. He has served as a nuclear engineering instructor; a submarine strike officer during the initial stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom; a member of the Joint Staff, J-3, Deputy Directorate for Global Operations; and in the strategy branch of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Naval Warfare Integration Group.
Dr. Cavallaro is an educator and professional coach who earned her doctorate from The George Washington University. She contributes to Navy-wide efforts to operationalize Navy Leader Development, builds Navy leader self-awareness through executive coaching and assessment instruments, conducts research, and teaches elective courses in the leadership and ethics area of study. Her research interests include a range of topics including employee well-being, eudaimonia, adult development, and meaningful work.