The National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA) builds professional and organizational capacity in human services through a national network of membership sharing ideas and resources on organizational development, staff development and training. 

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NSDTA was founded in 1983 and incorporated as an APHSA Affinity Group in 1985 to support persons responsible for human service training and organizational development on the local, state or federal level.


National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA) Education Conference Call for Proposals Now Open (February 2023)

We are now accepting proposals for the NSDTA Annual Education Conference, to be held October 22-25 in Pittsburgh, PA. NSDTA helps to share our collective work on building capacity for training and organizational development in human services through a national network of membership. Be sure to submit your proposals by Wednesday, April 5!

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The National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA) Annual Education Conference is October 22-24, 2023 in Pittsburgh, PA.

NSDTA Scholarships & Awards are open!

Awards honor outstanding individuals & initiatives which are helping advance the delivery of HHS practices or programs to staff. The Joan Carrera Memorial Scholarship offers first time attendees entrance at partial to no cost. Deadline is August 5.

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How does the Annual NSDTA Education Conference benefit you?

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