Professional development is learning to earn or maintain professional credentials such as academic degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. It has been described as intensive and collaborative, ideally incorporating an evaluative stage.
The Washington National Guard senior leaders strive to provide the soldiers and airmen the best in professional development resources.
Paths to Success
There are many paths to success in the Washington National Guard. Here are some resources that can help you along the way:
Professional Development Articles
Below are some articles that can give leaders some ideas about professional development
The Guard is your ticket to a successful education. We offer benefits like: 100% Tuition Assistance—up to $16,000 over four years; the Montgomery GI Bill; Post 9/11 GI Bill; Army National Guard Kicker; National Guard Scholarships that can pay up to $10,000 a year plus a $1,200 book allowance; and the Student Loan Repayment Program. It's a great way to pay for college and put cash in your pocket. Click link below for more details:
Professional Development Opportunities
Guardsman of the Month
Do you think you have a Guardsman that went above and beyond during the last month? Want to award them for a job well done? Click link below to enter your soldier or airmen.
Interested in Professional Development Opportunities? Contact Command Chief Master Sergeant Trisha Almond via email.