Training & Education

State, federal, education and non-profit training resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – National Preparedness Directorate
The National Preparedness Directorate provides courses offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness, Emergency Management Institute, and National Training and Education Division.

National League of Cities
The National League of Cities conducts the Congress of Cities and Exposition and the Congressional City Conference. NLC also offers seminars and conferences throughout the year.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust offers a wide range of face-to-face training programs to help preservationists across the country protect the nation's heritage.

Northwest Environmental Training Center
NWETC provides workshops and certification programs on environmental topics nationwide.

University of Washington Cascade Executive Programs
The Cascade Executive Programs provides training addressing specific challenges, opportunities, and constraints faced by public and nonprofit sector employees.

University of Washington Engineering Professional Programs
The Engineering Professional Programs provides continuing education and professional development programs for engineers and allied technical professionals.

Washington Office of Drinking Water
The mission of the Office of Drinking Water is to protect the health of the people of Washington state by ensuring safe and reliable drinking water.

Washington Finance Officers Association
The Washington Finance Officers Association provide Washington public entities and their staffs with  training in finance, budgeting, accounting, reporting, and other relevant fields.

Washington Municipal Clerks Association
The Washington Municipal Clerks Association promotes the professional and education standards of Municipal Clerks, County Clerks, and Transit Board Clerks.

Washington Department of Transportation – Local Technical Assistance Program
The Local Technical Assistance Program provides a coordinated technology transfer program to enhance the technical and management skills of local agencies.

Washington State Archives
Washington State Archives provides guidance and support to state and local government agencies in public records management by offering education and training opportunities.