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Higher Education Talent Development Professionals

A Community of Talent Development Professionals Developing Staff in Colleges and Universities Worldwide.
ATD 2019
Join us for the ATD 2019 International Conference & Exposition, May 19-22, in Washington D.C.!

ATD 2019 will cover the entire industry, giving you an in-depth guide for the path to success and an outlook on what the future of talent development holds, including a higher education learning track and special higher ed events.

Higher Ed Learning Track

MONDAY, MAY 20

1-2:15 p.m.
M121 - How Do We Design and Facilitate Leadership Experiences for Faculty and Staff in Higher Education?
Speakers: Lori Roth, Barry Posner
Room: 140, Convention Center Education Session

3-4 p.m.
M221 - 5 Career Planning and Time Tactics to Meet Tenure Goals
Speaker: Claretha Hughes
Room: 140, Convention Center Education Session

TUESDAY, MAY 21

10-11:15 a.m.
TU121 - 6 Evidence-Based Topics to Prepare College Students for Organizational Leadership
Speaker: William Gentry
Room: 140, Convention Center Education Session

3-4 p.m.
TU321 - Customer Service Excellence in Higher Education
Speaker: Eileen Soisson
Room: 140, Convention Center

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Talent Development Professionals Session
Members of the higher education community attending ATD 2019 are invited for coffee, conversation, and a session covering topics unique to the needs of talent development professionals in a college or university setting. Share best practices and learn from your peers. This year we'll be focusing on public policy as it relates to higher ed, the skills gap, and workforce development.

RSVP today at https://higheredatd2019.eventbrite.com (encouraged, but not required).

Higher Ed events are free for registered conference attendees. Student and government registration rates are available.
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IS THE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE CREDENTIAL (CPLP) RIGHT FOR ME?

Based on The ATD Competency Model, the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential provides talent development professionals the ability to prove their worth to employers and to be confident in their knowledge of the field.

Top Five Reasons to Become CPLP Certified:

  1. Build and validate your skills.
  2. Increase your earning potential.
  3. Differentiate yourself in a competitive job market.
  4. Broaden your career opportunities.
  5. Join an elite professional community.

EDUCATION & PUBLICATION RESOURCES

  • E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate Program
  • Blended Learning Certificate Program
  • Evaluating Learning Impact Certificate Program
  • Facilitating Virtual Training Certificate
  • E-Learning Fundamentals (book)
  • The New Social Learning, 2nd Edition (book)
  • Immersive Learning (book)
  • Learning for Leadership (book)
  • Teach with Style (book)
  • TD at Work: Planning and Organizing Training Events
  • TD at Work: Improving Formal Learning with Social Media


ATD ESSENTIALS SERIES ONLINE WORKSHOPS
Learn essential skills quickly and easily from an expert in the field. ATD's Essentials Series Workshops are interactive online programs led by live facilitators who are experienced learning and development practitioners. During scheduled session times, learners collaborate with other professionals through group discussions, polls, chats, and whiteboards. Essentials workshops are shorter in length than ATD's Certificate programs and topics range from technical tutorials on software programs, like Adobe Captivate, to overviews of new trends in the field, like brain-based learning.

Essentials Workshops are great for talent development professionals in higher education:

  • No travel expense
  • Live facilitators who are experienced talent development practitioners
  • Collaboration with other professionals
  • Essentials Series Annual Pass: unlimited access to ATD's library of Essentials workshops for one year
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