Utilizing key national ATD staff and resources can save time and assist with chapter growth and success. Access valuable information to implement chapter “best practices” and connect with your chapter relations manager and National Advisor for Chapters for one-on-one support.
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Chapter Services Team
Your chapter relations manager (CRM) is your "go-to" person for all your questions, concerns, and suggestions.
Chapter Speaker Resources
National ATD is committed to helping chapter leaders identify speakers for ATD chapter events, programs, and meetings. These resources are free to chapter leaders and are kept current as new speakers are identified.
Free Content for Chapter Leaders
This new resource page offers access to a variety of ATD Communities of Practice blog summaries chapters can now share with members for free through your chapter newsletter and website.
Request chapter logos, banner ads, website buttons, videos for online marketing, and marketing materials for upcoming chapter events free of charge. For chapter logos and online marketing materials, please contact your chapter relations manager. For all other marketing materials requests, please complete the online marketing materials request form. For ATD brand specifications and guidance, please refer to the ATD Logo and Branding Guidelines.
National Advisors for Chapters (NAC)
The NAC are distinguished ATD chapter past presidents who serve as national volunteer advisors to the chapter services team and chapter leaders. NAC members are charged with providing strategic direction and leadership in the development and support of ATD chapters and members.
The Next Level tool is an online resource designed to assist chapter boards with their annual strategic planning and goal-setting process. It will enable chapters to assess their current status on six dimensions key to chapter success: Communication, Community Outreach, Financial, Governance, Membership, and Professional Development. See what resources are available to help move your chapter to the next level. View the Next Level Planning Workbook to start the discussion with your board. Use this tool now as part of your board planning and build a stronger chapter today! Chapter leaders can access Next Level by utilizing their astd.org single sign-on information.
Sharing Our Success (SOS)
The Sharing Our Success (SOS) program helps chapter leaders find best practices in the areas of communication, contribution to the community, membership, and the development of programs, products, and services.
Unlocking the Talent Development Framework
Talent development professionals build the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and help them develop and achieve their potential so that the organizations they work for can succeed. In today’s knowledge economy, organizations need talent development functions that can support the unique competency needs of their businesses. Learn more, and access resources to share more about the framework with chapter members.
ATD provides chapter leaders with information in the form of "Toolkits." These toolkits should be disseminated to chapter leaders responsible for that functional area throughout the year and when new information becomes available.
Volunteer Management Resources
Volunteers are the essence of a strong, well-run chapter. Resources for free and low-cost online volunteer management and event sign-up can help chapter leaders mobilize and coordinate their volunteers effectively and efficiently:
View and register for upcoming Chapter Leader Webcasts and access
archived webcasts on key chapter leader topics.