Pilot Projects

About the Professional Training Opportunities Program (PTOP)

Download the PTOP Flyer

Application Form

Download the Request for Application (RFA) 2018. Templates for required documents are in an appendix to the RFA.

Funded Projects


Washington Refinery Safety Project
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine & the University of Washington
Students: Sheena Denney & Mary Floreani
Mentor: Nancy Simcox, MS & Gail Bateson

Digital Apprenticeship: Training stimulator for the 21st century
University of Idaho
Students: Serendel MacPhereson & Elyse Vaartstra
Mentors: Brian Cleveley, MA & Karin Hatheway-Dial

First Aid and Safety Training (FAST) Video Development for Commercial Fishermen
Oregon State University
Student: Hayley Strenke
Mentor: Dr. Laurel Kincl

Increasing Capacity for Maritime Safety Training on the North Slope of Alaska
Iḷisaġvik College
Student: Caitlin Walls
Mentor: Arth Brown