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Northwest Community Development Institute Offers Summer 2018 Training

Energizing People, organizations and Communities through Innovation and Inspired Leadership.

The Northwest Community Development Institute has been hailed as one of the most educational and inspiring training sessions in the country. This training is provided by the Idaho Department of Commerce, in partnership with Business Oregon.

With a top notch curriculum and world class trainers we have the right formula for an experience that can give you the edge you need in dealing with complex challenges in your community and region. CDI is will provide you with information, a new perspective and skills you can apply immediately. It also will provide you with an opportunity to network with other professionals and draw from their knowledge and experience. A limited number of scholarships are available for tuition.

Professional Community & Economic Development Certification

After completing three years, you can receive a Professional Community and Economic Development (PCED) Certification. Why is a professional certification important? It provides a marketable professional credential when competing for positions in the community and economic development field. Endorsed by the Community Development Council Board of Trustees, it means you have achieved a nationally recognized standard of excellence in the profession through formal education
and practical application.

To read more about the three-year training module, visit https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/nwcdi2017/517919/

To advance the practice and profession of community and economic development in the Northwest.

Who Should Attend?
Elected Officials and Staff, Community and Economic Development Agencies and Organizations, Non-Profits, Legislators,
Chambers of Commerce, Extension Agents, Tribes, Planners, Community Volunteers and private sector representatives.
The NWCDI is endorsed by the Community Development Council (CDC) recently recognized by Community Development Society International for superior programming that exemplifies and positively influences community development practice.

For more details and registration information, contact:
Jerry Miller at (208) 287-0780 or jerry.miller@commerce.idaho.gov