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Legislative Staff Services

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Now Accepting Applications

NCSL’s Legislative Staff Certificate Program is a month-long training program for newer legislative staff who are seeking a broader context about legislatures and the legislative process. This unique program will provide newer legislative staff with important perspectives and insights about their roles in supporting the legislative institution. Staff with at least one legislative session and two to five years of legislative experience are invited to apply, with the approval of their director/supervisor. The deadline to apply is Aug. 7, 2020.

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Guide for Writing a State Legislative Personnel Manual

This important resource, developed specifically for legislative organizations, helps staff managers ensure that legislatures, like all workplaces, keep pace with the ever-evolving field of human resources. The Guide can be used to inform common topics found in personnel manuals, as well as those that may be unique to legislatures.  

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Professional Staff Associations

There are nine professional staff associations and a few staff networks associated with NCSL. These associations and networks offer opportunities for communication and professional development with your peers. Lean more about each of these groups and how to get involved.  

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Directory of Webinars for Legislative Staff

NCSL offers a variety of webinars for legislative staff, from policy topics to professional development. This directory lists all webinars that relevant for legislative staff and available 24-7.

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Toolbox for Legislative Staff

For many years, the "Toolbox" department in State Legislatures magazine has been a go-to resource for legislators and staffers looking to learn some new skills or brush up on some old ones. We’ve collected some of the most-requested articles here, grouping them in general categories