Each Chapter of the Month receives the following:
The COM program is managed by the Chapter Recognition Committee (CRC). Visit the CRC webpage for more information about COM and committee contact information.
The Chapter of the Month program recognizes outstanding chapters whose practices and programs represent the best ATD has to offer. It highlights chapters who have earned special recognition for their best practice success.
To be considered for Chapter of the Month, a chapter must:
There is no set time limit. As long as the chapter has at least one approved SOS submission and meets the other criteria above, it is eligible for Chapter of the Month.
One of the key criteria to receive the award is to not have been selected as Chapter of the Month within an 18-month timeframe. Additionally, factors such as chapter size, geographic location, and CARE category of the approved SOS submission(s) are also considered in an effort to be as fair as possible.