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National Employee Development Center Information

The National Employee Development Center (NEDC) is the focal point for training in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The Center maintains a staff of employee development specialists, an audio-visual specialist, a facilities coordinator, and training technicians.

In addition to the NEDC staff, there are a number of NRCS employees from all disciplines who serve as members of the NRCS Instructor Cadre. This auxiliary cadre of instructors is vital to the success of training in NRCS.

Our Vision:

A highly skilled workforce providing customer-oriented, quality service.

Our Mission:  

To provide timely, sequential, competency-based training; fundamental to our business of resource conservation.

Director's Message:

Please read the brief message from the Director.

Photos by Art Greenberg, NRCS.

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