The Center for Technical Development (CTD) was created for the purpose of ensuring that Conservation Districts and employees have the proper tools and expertise to consistently plan and implement conservation programs in collaboration with the Washington State Conservation Commission (WSCC), Conservation Districts in Washington State, Washington Association of District Employees (WADE), the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), and other key conservation partners.

Special Announcements


  • New! Planning Resources now has a new subpage: Planning Tools and Templates.

  • New! The CTD Planner Certification application process has been updated and is now all electronic.

  • NRCS Planner Designation Proficiency Tests now available to "test out" of training. Access exams within AgLearn.

  • Remote Site Visits tips, tools, and techniques for success.

  • Due to the COVID-19 response, many training events have been cancelled or postponed. Please check the Training page often for updates.

  • The CTD Database is now up and running to capture your professional information and help you track your training progress.

  • Sign up for the monthly CTD Newsletter on GovDelviery (sign up HERE) to get all our latest news and information.