About the NIH Training Center


We are your dedicated resource for NIH-specific training, professional development programs and customized workforce education solutions. We offer valuable learning experiences to help you maximize performance and achieve your full potential.

The Latest News

If you coordinate training in your office, join the NIH Training Collaborative Forum. Contact us to learn more.

Our Locations

We offer virtual and in-person training:

  • Virtually: At your computer
  • Natcher: On campus in building 45 (Natcher)
  • White Flint: A few miles from campus, near North Bethesda(formerly White Flint) Metro station

Our Program Managers

Looking for an expert? Our Program Managers oversee the following NIHTC programs – and much more!
Contact us to learn more.

Name Area(s) of Expertise
Keisha Berkley NIH Executive Leadership ProgramExecutive & Team Coaching, Meetings/Staff Retreats, Customized Training, and Professional Development Workshops
Julian Brooks Emerging Talent Program, Executive Coaching and Team Coaching
ShaRhaina Brown Management Seminar SeriesPresidential Management Fellows and Special Projects
Sandy Giordano Senior Leadership Program, Supervisory Skills Training, NIH Title 42 Training, Federal HR for Admin Professionals Training, and NIH Mandatory Training.
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00PM and Thursdays 1:00-2:00PM
Rick Hawkins Management Intern ProgramIndividual Development Plan (IDP) Consulting, and the Management Seminar Series
Office Hours: Mondays 10:00AM-11:00AM
Nabilah Pape Acquisitions Training
Bob Michon Pre-retirement classesIndividual Development Plan (IDP) ConsultingMid-Level Leadership Program, and Internal Leadership Coaching 
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:30PM and Fridays 12:30-1:30PM
Michele Schwartzman LMS Administrator Training
Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00AM-11:00AM
Danielle Sullivan Integrated Time and Attendance System (ITAS) Training, Enterprise Human Capital Management (EHCM) System TrainingTravel (Concur Government Edition) Training, the Training Collaborative Forum, and the Highlights Newsletter.
Verzhiniya (Virginia) Tancheva Budget & Data Skills Courses, Purchase Card, Room Rentals, and Group Training.
Office Hours: Mondays 1-2PM and Fridays 1-2PM

Our Instructors

The NIH Training Center strives to provide high-quality training to meet the learning and development needs of the NIH. To help meet that goal, we partner with a diverse team of qualified instructors who provide their expertise and unique skill sets in the areas of Acquisitions Management, Administrative Systems and Policy, Budget and Data Skills, Civility and Equity, Professional Development, Retirement Preparedness, and Supervision and Leadership Development. Our instructors are prepared to deliver training classes virtually and in person.