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Best Practices
Find best practices, resources, and programs that are easy to implement for every chapter.
Learn how your chapter can succeed, inspire, and grow through strong chapter administration and leadership. Access essential chapter and board development tools to take your chapter to the next level.
Learn how to build a legacy for your chapter through financial success and stability. Use these resources to create a strong foundation.
  • The Chapter Incentive Program (ChIP) is a revenue-sharing program that offers chapters an opportunity to earn additional revenue.
  • Chapters can save money by taking advantage of ATD-established partnerships with Wild Apricot, InterCall, Corporate Sports, and Eventbrite. These partners offer a convenient w... Learn More
Toolkits and free marketing and collateral materials are available to show chapter leaders how to market Power Membership.
  • Power Membership can assist chapters with retaining current members and recruiting new members. Through joint membership, members can thrive within the talent development prof... Learn More
  • To provide a streamlined customer experience, support joint membership efforts, and lessen administrative burdens for chapter leaders, chapter membership is now available for ... Learn More
Board Development
ATD offers professional development opportunities and resources for chapter leaders. Learn about chapter-related national committee opportunities and attend events specially for chapter leaders, such as the ATD Leadership Conference (ALC) and Chapter Leader Day at the annual International Conference & Exposition.
Communications & Marketing
Stay up-to-date about ATD by accessing the latest Leader Connection Newsletter (LCN), networking through social media groups, and requesting marketing materials.
Succession Planning
Succession planning describes the ongoing process of identifying and developing candidates for key chapter leadership positions to ensure the sustainability of the chapter. Review the available resources to support your chapter’s efforts to build a leadership pipeline and prepare for unexpected vacancies.
  • Effective recruitment strategies can support your efforts to grow chapter membership, engage new volunteers, and attract chapter leaders.
  • Onboarding is an opportunity for chapters to orient incoming board members to their roles, educate them about responsibilities and expectations, and familiarize them with the ... Learn More
Embedding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into Chapter Administration/Operations
Learn how chapters can use DEI as a lens to view chapter operations and think about why DEI should be a priority for chapters.
ATD's Commitment to Chapters

The chapter services team is here to assist chapters and support their needs.

Chapter Services update the key dates calendar to keep chapter leaders up to date on professional development opportunities and important due dates.

The NAC are distinguished ATD chapter past presidents who serve as national volunteer advisors to the chapter services team and chapter leaders.