Bureau of Executive Development is responsible for coordinating, developing and implementing the department's strategic and operational plans. The bureau directs the Correctional Quality Managerial Leadership (CQML) initiatives of the department. Among these initiatives are the identification, demonstration and introduction of feasible "best practices" where appropriate throughout the state correctional system. Finally, the bureau is responsible for the Grants Development and Assistance program, which develops partnerships with academic institutions, other governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and in the private sector.
Accomplishments in FY 1996-97: