NSDTA 2022
Annual Education Conference



DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center  |  Spokane, WA


We are pleased to welcome you to the 2022 NSDTA Annual Education Conference produced by the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) for the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA) affinity group.


Our Commitment to Meeting Safely

APHSA continues to monitor the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on our members’ work as well as our events and events-related travel. We continue to plan for our events to be in person for 2022 with safety and well-being at the forefront of all our planning.

To attend an APHSA event, all attendees will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated and/or proof of a negative COVID-19 test up to 48-72 hours prior to arriving at the event. A secure portal for uploading will be provided for attendees to provide their information.



NSDTA 2022 Nominations for the Joan Carrera Scholarship will open soon. Check back for details! This scholarship is an opportunity to nominate an individual to receive a scholarship to attend the conference.

NSDTA 2022 Award Nominations will open soon. Check back for details!



Registration for the event will open soon. Watch for upcoming announcements.



Registration is will open shortly – check back periodically for updates!


To register, you will log in using your email associated with your APHSA membership profile. Note: If you do not have a profile, you will be required to create one to register for the conference. Questions on registration profiles should be directed to Member Services at memberservice@aphsa.org

NOTICE: Registering for this meeting is an agreement to pay the stated fees. If you register prior to receiving travel approval and you do not attend the conference, your organization will be responsible for payment of the registration fees. All registration fees are due at the time of registration with a credit card. If they cannot be paid by credit card, they must be paid prior to the start of the conference, or a Purchase Order must be on file.

Registration Fee
Early Until 9/16
After 9/16
APHSA Member (Individual/State/Local/Federal)
APHSA Member (Non-Profit/Association)
Additional Sponsor Personnel Registrations
Guests (receptions and meals only)
Non-Member (Individual/State/Local/Federal)
Non-Member (Non-Profit/Association)
One Day – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
One Day – Sunday
Private Sector (non-sponsor)
Speaker (must be speaking)
Strategic Industry Partner
Student Only

Interested in sending a group? When registering three (3) or more for in-person attendees, receive a $25 discount per registration from the same agency. Email aphsaconferences@aphsa.org for the discount code.


Payment Options: All registrations must either be paid with a credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard) or have an accompanying Purchase Order number on file. If you are paying by check, please include your confirmation notice with your payment. Conference fees are expected to be paid or purchase orders on file before the start of the conference.


Cancellation Policy: All cancellation requests for in-person attendees must be received in writing by September 16, 2022. No refunds will be available after this date. We will not accept cancellation requests by telephone. No refunds are available for virtual attendees. A $100 cancellation fee will be assessed for both pre-paid registrations and for those invoiced on a purchase order. All refunds are processed after the conference. Registration fees for "no shows" will not be waived or refunded. “No Shows” will be invoiced if they are not paid prior to the start of the conference. If you register using “Pay Later” or “Send Invoice” the agency is responsible for paying any fees, even if you don’t attend the conference. You are responsible to cancel your registration in accordance with the cancellation policy.




Attendance at NSDTA conference increases confidence in abilities as trainers and organizational effectiveness facilitators.


Attendees report a positive impact on their job performance as a result of attending the conference. Changes include, but are not limited to: utilizing difference mediums for training, applying different transfer of learning strategies, and enhanced training evaluation development.


Attendees experience opportunities to apply what they learned to their job, supporting the utility and relevance of the conference topics.


Application of what is learned at NSDTA helps to improve how training and organizational development is facilitiated within an attendee’s organization.


The collaboration and knowledge sharing that occurs at NSDTA helps promote shared use of training and organizational effectiveness materials and models across states, and to develop long-term relationships to support development of the health and human services’ workforce.


Share your Story!

What are your favorite parts of NSDTA conferences? What do you take away? Look forward to?

Send us an email.



The DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center is the home of the 2022 NSDTA Annual Education Conference. Located on the Centennial Trail, the hotel is a 3-minute walk from the 100-acre Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls. Follow the Inland Northwest Ale Trail to over 46 breweries. World-class wine tasting rooms like Barrister and Maryhill are less than 10 minutes away. Enjoy a 10-minute walk to shopping and dining at River Park Square and only three minutes to the First Interstate Center for the Arts.


DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center

322 N Spokane Falls Ct.

Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 455-9600

The hotel block will close on Friday, September 23, 2022. Be sure to make your reservations prior to this date to obtain the discounted conference rate.

For questions regarding logistics, i.e., housing, and meeting arrangements, please contact:

Maurine Jones

(202) 866-0536


Travel Justification Letter

If you're looking for help to attend NSDTA's 2022 conference, download the PDF and present it with your travel request.

Standard Room

APHSA has negotiated a rate of $159 plus applicable taxes (currently at 12.1% + a Tourism Promotion and Assessment fee of $2 per room, per night.) Reservations can be made directly with the hotel using their online portal by clicking on the "Book Hotel Room" button.

Government Room Rate

APHSA has negotiated a rate of $114 plus applicable taxes (currently at 12.1% + a Tourism Promotion and Assessment fee of $2 per room, per night.)
Limited Rooms Available!

Use of Debit Cards

When an individual uses a bank debit card to pay for their hotel room, the hotel may secure all funds for the entire reservation at the time of check-in plus a small fee per day for incidentals.



Travel restrictions may apply and transportation services are subject to change. Please check before you travel.

Transportation – Getting to Spokane, WA, and the DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center

Note: APHSA does not endorse any of the listed services. This information is supplied for convenience only.

Travel Discounts for APHSA Conference Attendees

APHSA has secured discounts for our members to use when booking their travel to APHSA Conferences. Follow the instructions below to take advantage of these discounts when booking airline tickets or car rentals.

Arrive by Car

Accessible on-site parking. A covered, on-site garage is adjacent to the hotel.
Daily: $22

Hertz Rental Car

Visit www.hertz.com

Convention (CV) Code to use while booking: #022L5188

Reservations Desk:

Arrive by Taxi

Estimate taxi fare, one way is $30 depending on traffic.

Uber X (4 seats) and Lyft (4 seats)

Both services are available in the area, depending on your departure point, the rates, one way, range from $19-21.

Local Airports

Spokane International Airport (GEG)

Distance to Hotel: 8 miles

Drive Time: 13 mins

Delta Airlines

Visit www.delta.com/meetings

Meeting Code to use while booking: NY33L

Delta Reservations Desk: