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Office of Training & Development (OTD)

The ICE Office of Training and Development (OTD) establishes and maintains standards for ICE training programs and curricula, facilitates the accreditation of ICE training programs and oversees training delivered to ICE personnel. ICE maintains training and leadership academies in Glynco, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; and Dallas, Texas. OTD also oversees ICE’s online training programs.

In addition, OTD is responsible for gathering data to measure the effectiveness of the agency’s training programs. It also integrates training programs across the agency to create economies of scale and ensures the most efficient and effective use of limited resources and assets.


OTD is responsible for providing:

  • Technical programs that prepare all ICE employees to perform their duties more effectively;
  • Educational programs that allow ICE employees to expand their professional knowledge and abilities; and
  • Career development programs that allow each ICE employee to reach his or her full professional potential.
OTD builds upon and enhances the leadership, knowledge, skills and abilities of all employees so they can strive for excellence in their pursuit of the ICE law enforcement and national security mission.
Donato W. Coyer, Acting Assistant Director Training and Development
Donato W. Coyer
Acting Assistant Director Training and Development

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