NLPES Training in 2022


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Again this year, the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society Executive Committee will be offering various trainings for NLPES members. As details for NLPES and other trainings become available, they will be highlighted on this 2022 NLPES Training website.  Please check back frequently, so you don’t miss any learning opportunities!

February 2022

Feb 16
Managing a Remote Staff 
2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT/ Noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT

High quality staff management is a challenge even in the best of times.  But in a work-from-home world, new obstacles have increased the difficulty of connecting with, and effectively guiding, our teams.  This workshop explore the lessons and best practices the past year of remote work has taught us about overcoming these hurdles, equipping us with leadership skills that can translate to life beyond WFH. 

March 2022

No NLPES programming in March

April 2022

April 4, 11, 18 and 25

NLPES Management 101 Training Series 
The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society hosted a special virtual training event for NLPES members. The 4-part Management 101 series was geared primarily toward newer or emerging managers, although all NLPES members were invited to attend. 

The four parts of Management 101 will be:

  • April 4—Management 101, Part 1: More Yoda, Less Superhero presented by Jonathan Raymond
  • April 11—Management 101, Part 2: Employee Engagement presented by Lucinda Kenning
  • April 18—Management 101, Part 3: Roundtable Discussion led by Jennifer Sebren
  • April 25—Management 101, Part 4: Implementation/Q&A Session presented by Jonathan Raymond

Participation in the training series was limited to NLPES members, and participants registered for each webinar separately. 

May 2022

May 2-6
Legislative Staff Week 
Take part in NCSL's week-long celebration of legislative staff. There will be a webinar, legislative staff townhall, podcast and articles just for you. And through “Shoutouts” and social media, you may recognize your colleagues and peers, too.

May 5 
What Does It Take to Make Evidence-based Policymaking Work?

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) and its local Washington, D.C. chapter have organized a free, online training event on evidence-based policymaking. The event is open to the public. 

May 10 
Creating Visually Appealing and User-Friendly Reports 
The NLPES Professional Development Subcommittee arranged a Zoom webinar about creating visually-appealing and user-friendly reports. NLPES members and other legislative staff were invited to attend. 


June 2022

June 14 
Use of Social Media 
Panelists will share their perspectives and use of social media platforms and social media adjacent efforts in legislative program evaluation functions. Registration is open!.

July 2022

Coming Soon

August 2022

Aug. 1-2
2022 Legislative Summit
Denver, Colo.


Aug. 19-26 
2022 Legislative Staff Management Institute 
Sacramento, Calif.

September 2022

Coming Soon

October 2022

Oct. 10-12 
Staff Hub ATL 2022 
Join your colleagues in Atlanta Oct. 10-12, 2022, for a special interdisciplinary gathering of legislative staff. During this meeting, NLPES and five other professional staff associations will gather, creating a dynamic atmosphere for learning, collaborating and networking.

November 2022

Coming Soon

December 2022

Coming Soon