About the NIH Training Center
The NIH Training Center (NIHTC) is your dedicated resource for NIH-specific training, professional development programs and customized workforce education solutions. Our mission is to advance the NIH’s research mission by supporting and developing employees across NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers.
As partners in science, the NIH Training Center helps the NIH community meet present and future challenges by offering valuable learning experiences that empower employees to maximize performance and achieve their full potential. Some of our partners are: CIT Training, Federal Executive and the Management Development Centers, Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), NIH Library Training Catalog, and Office of Personnel Managment (OPM)
View our News section to view featured courses, read the Highlights newsletter, or join the listserv so you are always up on the latest news. If you coordinate training in your office, learn more about the NIH Training Collaborative Forum. Contact us to learn more.
To learn more about our Locations and Program Managers, please click on headings below.
Our Locations, Building Access and Security
Wondering where our classes take place? The NIHTC has two locations:
White Flint III: NIH identification is required to enter 11601 Landsdown Street. Employees from other agencies must go through security.
Natcher: The main parking in the Natcher Conference center is located in a parking garage under the building and requires an NIH Parking Permit. There is an additional security checkpoint required for parking under the building. We recommend that you allow an additional 15 minutes of your travel time to ensure arrival before the start of your class.
|Location & Address||Room Number||NIH Shuttle Service||Driving Directions & Parking|
|White Flint III
11601 Landsdown St
|WF 1 - 1st Floor
WF 2 - 1st Floor
WF 3 - 1st floor
Shuttle service from the NIH campus to White Flint via the Fishers Lane Shuttle
White Flint Metro Parking (Must use SmartTrip card to exit parking lot.)
|Natcher Conference Center/Building 45 9000 Rockville Pike||NT1 and NCC Enter through Natcher cafeteria to access classrooms||
White Flint Directions and Parking
Metro RailMetro is the most convenient form of transportation to our 11601 Landsdown Street NIHTC location. The White Flint stop is only two stops from the NIH main campus on the Red Line.
There is no parking for students or instructors at the White Flint building. Please do not park under the building.
The White Flint Metro garage is located behind the building. Parking is $8.70 per day with a SmarTrip card or credit card. If you need to park directly at the Metro, please arrange for a SmarTrip card through your IC or administrative office in advance of your visit.
There is a free satellite Nicholson parking lot 0.2 miles from the building, which is a 8-10 minute walk. The NIH parking entrance is on Nicholson Lane. Do NOT park at the Atlantic Parking lot which costs $6.00. The Woodglen parking lot is around the corner on Nicholson Lane. All cars with NIH hang tags are permitted to park in the Woodglen parking lot. If you do not have an NIH hang tag, request a daily permit by contacting the Training Center via an email to NIHTrainingCenter@nih.gov.
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|
|Mary Wassum||Presidential Management Fellows, Management Intern Program, and Special Projects|
|Keisha Berkley||NIH Executive Leadership Program, Executive & Team Coaching, Meetings/Staff Retreats, and Professional Development Workshops|
|ShaRhaina Brown||Management Seminar Series, Travel, ITAS, FPS, HR Data Analysis & Cap HR Training, and Training Collaborative Forum|
|Kim Doherty||Acquisitions Training and Budget Training|
|Pam Welbon||Senior Leadership Program, Supervisory Training, Mandatory Training, Microsoft Office, Title 42 classes, Training Collaborative Forum, and Room Rentals|
|Bob Michon||Pre-retirement Classes, DDM Seminar Series, Individual Development Plan (IDP) Consulting, Mid-Level Leadership Program, and ATC Steering Committee|
|Michele Schwartzman||LMS Administrator Training|