NIC Employee Professional Development

North Idaho College is an institution dedicated to scholarship, personal growth, and lifelong learning, for our students and our employees.


North Idaho College has in place a training program for all employees, as well as financial assistance for professional development activities for eligible employees.

Training Program: NIC EDGE

The NIC Employee Development and Growth Education Program (aka NIC E.D.G.E.) is the on-going training and development program for NIC employees. Some sessions in the NIC EDGE program are designated as college-directed (required) sessions, while others can be registered for base don employee interests and needs.

Employees and access a current session schedule for the NIC EDGE program  on the internal HR portal site.


Funding Assistance

If you are a benefit-eligible* staff or faculty employee and are interested in the professional development assistance available, please choose an option below: 


Staff Professional Improvement Plan (PIP) Funds

This link will take you to the HR portal site


Faculty Instructional Development



Professional Development (PD) Fund 

This link will take you to the HR portal site




* "benefit-eligible" means that you have the option to enroll in NIC's medical/dental/life insurance programs.  You do not have to actually be enrolled in benefits through NIC - you simply must be eligible to enroll.