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) Annual Education Conference
October 16-19, 2022 | DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, Spokane, WA

Connect with your colleagues at the NSDTA Annual Education Conference! This conference brings together human services organizational development, staff development, and training professionals at the local, state, and federal levels. Join us for the opportunity to share ideas, resources, and engage in robust sessions. We are focusing on forward-thinking ideas about instructional design, workforce development, evaluation and research, and much more!

Registration now Open!

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?

Check out what attendees are saying about the learning opportunities and why the conference is so important to the H/HS staff development, training and organizational effectiveness community.

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