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Individual Development Plans

An Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a planning tool created in partnership by the supervisor and employee that serves as a guide for the employee’s growth and professional development.

The IDP identifies career-related and/or development objectives, competencies needing development or enhancement, and a roadmap of customized learning opportunities to help them achieve their goals.

  1. Where they are now? (Competencies)
  2. Where they want to be? (Goals and objectives)
  3. How do we get there? (Roadmap)


Employee Development Process Flow (PDF) - steps for completing the employee development process.

Employee Development Guidance Document (PDF) - additional information and instructions for employees and supervisors related to employee development.

Individual Development Plan (IDP) Booklet - self-paced questionnaire guide to help you to chart your development journey and summarize your goals.

Individual Development Plan (IDP) Summary (PDF) - one-page IDP plan for you to complete with your supervisor to keep you on trackwith your development goals.

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