Training & Development Institute

About TDI

About the TDI

The Training and Development Institute (TDI) serves as the website hub for training opportunities offered by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). Whether you are joining us for Water/ Wastewater TCEQ Training, Public Finance Compliance Training, Newly Elected Officials Training needs or other Professional Development courses offered through the COG, our goal is that you can register, track, and manage all of your training in one easy location!  Get started with our quick links that take you to popular upcoming classroom courses to see available learning opportunities.  

Need training at your location or for your entity? 

Bring the TDI’s programs to you! We have the ability to facilitate training for your personnel, in your own facilities, at a time convenient to your operations! We offer customized bundled curriculum, onboarding curriculum and information kits, and are also available to facilitate off-site training programs and cohorts. We can arrange a flexible schedule with subject content designed specifically to meet the training needs of your organization and employees. For inquiries please contact our main offices.



Emily Cook
Program Administrator
(817) 704-5614

Patrick Shinkle
Senior TDI Manager
(817) 608-2370


Training & Development Institute of
North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011