The Protocol School of Washington is the only nationally accredited educational institution providing international protocol, cross-cultural awareness, business etiquette and image training that prepares professionals with the critical behaviors necessary to build lasting business relationships.
The Protocol School of Washington brings two distinct entities, etiquette and protocol, together under a new definition: Etiquette and Protocol Intelligence, which is the ability to think, learn, and apply etiquette and protocol skills, especially when this ability is highly developed.
To know the difference is to recognize how the two meld together and support each other like the term "art + science". Distinguishing them individually is key in comprehending their differences.
The rules and conventions governing correct or polite behavior in society in general, or in a particular social or professional group or situation.
The official procedure governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions. The established code of procedure or behavior in any group or organization in a particular situation.
Protocol Officer Training Tuition Contest | Global Protocol League Tips posted daily throughout the week on facebook and twitter | PSOW Graduates can win a mystery prize as well.Find out more!
Celebrating 25 Years, The Protocol School of Washington recently held the “Global Education Summit: Power of the Past - Force of the Future,” an opportunity that only comes every 5 years. Attendees built their own educational track and continued their professional development with access to more than 25 educators and educational sessions.Learn More and view photos
PSOW President Pamela Eyring appeared on the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda to share tips on cell phone etiquette including: how to take a call while at the table!Watch the segment
Celebrating more than two decades as the global leader in protocol and etiquette training and certification, the School is proud to have trained over 4,000 men and women in more than 70 countries. We serve as trusted counsel to governments and industries worldwide.Watch the video
We are proud to announce that we have obtained approval from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) under contract GS-10F-0357Y to provide our protocol and etiquette training services and products to the federal government.Read More
“You have put together an incredible line-up of trainers. At one point [during Protocol Officer Training – Level 1], I was struck by the notion that all of the most signficant historical events of this century (ceremony) were orchestrated by the people in that conference room.”
- Michael R. Cooley