NCSL provides a wide range of professional development and training opportunities designed specifically with legislative staff in mind. Check back frequently for the most up-to-date information on professional staff association seminars, the HR seminar, NCSL's Legislative Summit and other professional development opportunities.
To help newer staff progress in their careers, NCSL is offering the Legislative Staff Certificate Program. During the month of October, participants will benefit from a variety of perspectives and insights about the role of staff in supporting the legislative institution. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 23, 2021.
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.
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.
Jackie Little is the human resources director for the Maine Legislature. For its “Staff Snapshots” series, State Legislatures News is asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. If you’d like to suggest a staffer for this series, please email Holly South at NCSL.