Skill Building Clinics and Networking Events!

    • March 16, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • DePaul O'Hare Campus: 8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
    • 43

    Networking and Clinic - Exploring the CPLP. Should It Be in Your Career Plan?

    The Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP) is the premier qualification of the Talent Development field. Awarded by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Certification Institute, only 500 currently hold a CPLP demonstrating their high competency in the TD profession.

    In this networking event, a panel of CPLPs will discuss their experience obtaining and maintaining a CPLP and how it has contributed to their professional and organizational life.  Among the questions they will address are:

    • Why should CPLP be in your career plan?
    • hy should your organization include CPLP in its talent development plans?
    • What are the steps to achieving a CPLP?
    • How do your prepare yourself for the CPLP?
    • How will a CPLP contribute to my professional life and growth?

    Bring your questions about the CPLP to add to the discussion.

    In addition, ATDChi will be kicking off a CPLP initative with the support of our Gold Sponsor, CARA, to support our members who have decided to add CPLP to their credentials.  Join us to learn how ATDChi continues to Advance, Build, Connect and Engage the Chicagoland TD profession and how you can participate.

    Register now! See you there!

    ATD Competency Model: Designing Learning & Delivering Training

    Agenda

    • 6:00 - 7:00 PM: Registration and Networking
    • 7:00 - 9 PM: Buffet-style Dinner and Program

    Fee(s)


    On or before March 1st 
    After March 1st
    ATDChi Member:
    $35
    $45
    Nonmember:
    $50
    $60
    Student:
    $30
    $40

    About Our Presenters

    Bill Cupuro, CPLP, MSLOC, ATD Master Trainer is a 2017 Director of CPLP at ATDChi. He is an expert adult educator with over 15 years experience in training delivery, courseware creation, project management and cutting edge innovation. Audiences have included sales, pre-sales, post-sales, support, customers and strategic partners from all across the globe. His specialties are curriculum development and training, meeting facilitation, public speaking, and certification creation.

    Matt Elwell, CPLP is a 2016 President of ATDChi. Currently, as Executive Director of CSz Worldwide, he supports the 25 organizations around the world that perform ComedySportz and uses Applied Improvisation to help businesses work more collaboratively, innovatively, and effectively. Matt also teaches improv about business and business about improv. From developing sales trainings for 1500 call center representatives of a major long-distance company to executive coaching for a pastoral team at an Oak Park church, his work in improv has allowed him to impact a variety of organizations. His specialties include applied improvisation, instructional systems design, events marketing, corporate entertainment and training, public speaking.

    Jann Iaco, CPLP is an instructional designer, facilitator and videographer with over 15 years in Talent Development. Currently, she is an eLearning and Training Specialist for Crate&Barrel, a facilitator at WLPI (Workplace Learning Performance Institute) and has served on the ATDChi board from 2011 through 2016. She has a CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance), a BA in Theatre and MFA in Directing.

    Anthony Dudek, MS, CPLP is an experienced corporate trainer, workshop facilitator, published textbook author, conference speaker, and has served as adjunct faculty at Chicago area colleges and universities. He also holds Bachelor's Degree in Learning and Development and Master Degree in Organizational Development. He earned his CPLP in 2015 and is very glad he did it as it has been an enriching experience and has opened many doors to opportunities.

    Sponsor

    Cancellation Policy: All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@atdchi.org prior to any event. Requests must be submitted at least three (3) business days prior to the event to receive a full refund. No refund will be issued for cancellations received within three (3) business days or for event attendee no-show.

    • April 06, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Loyola University Watertower Campus - Schreiber Center: 16 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611
    • 80
    Networking Dinner - Following the ATD National LearnNow Workshop: The Modern Learner

    Join us at the Networking Dinner with a cash bar following the first day of ATD National's LearnNow Workshop hosted in Chicago this year. This is a great opportunity to meet new colleagues, further discuss the modern learner in less formal settings, and to relax and have fun. 

    Special rates for the workshop participants: Please contact us directly at admin@atdchi.org to be registered.  
    The location of the dinner is within a close proximity from the workshop, in Chicago's historical Water Tower district, just a few steps away from Michigan Avenue. Hop on a train for a quick ride or enjoy a nice downtown stroll weather permitting. Please, see the map below.
     

      AGENDA

      • 5:30 pm: Registration begins, cash bar opens

      • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Networking and Cash bar 
      • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Dinner 

      FEE(S)




      On or before March 23rd
      After March 23rd
       LearnNow workshop participants: $40   $45
      ATDChi Member:
      $55
       $65
      Nonmember:
      $68
       $78
      Student:
      $35
       $40
      Cancellation Policy: All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@atdchi.org prior to any event. Requests must be submitted at least three (3) business days prior to the event to receive a full refund. No refund will be provided for cancellations received within three (3) business days or for event attendee no-shows.

      SPONSO

      • May 17, 2017
      • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
      • DePaul O'Hare Campus: 8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
      • 50

      Full-day Workshop - Using Brain-Aware Approaches for Optimal Learning

      In this day-long interactive workshop, stories and analogies will illuminate how the adult brain learns without getting mired in unnecessary details of brain architecture. By understanding why and under what conditions the brain shies away from learning and resists new behaviors, you will discover new approaches for learning and growth. You will also explore ways to stimulate adults’ brains to be curious, to seek new learning and new ways of doing things. This workshop emphasizes brain-aware approaches that incorporate research on the embodied, analogical brain. Through a variety of activities, you will share and build on your current best practices, and you will explore new and expanded approaches to add to your repertoires for fostering optimal learning.

      The following learning objectives determine the outcomes of this workshop: 

      • Understand how the brain learns best
      • Discover why the brain (sometimes) resists new learning
      • Become familiar with new research on learning and the brain
      • Identify and expand effective brain-aware strategies to improve learning   

      Workshop leaders’ latest book Facilitating Learning with the Adult Brain in Mind: A Conceptual and Practical Guide (Jossey-Bass, 2016) will be distributed during the workshop at no additional cost.

      ATD Competency Model: Designing Learning & Delivering Training

      This workshop is a collaboration between DePaul University’s School for New Learning (SNL), Master of Arts in Educating Adults (MAEA) and Association for Talent Development, Chicagoland Chapter (ATDChi).

      Agenda

      • 8:30 AM: Registration and Networking. Continental Breakfast
      • 9:00 AM: Workshop
      • 12:00 PM: Lunch (Box lunches provided)
      • 1:00 PM:  Workshop

      Fee(s)


      On or before May 1st 
      After May 1st
      ATDChi Member:
      $135
      $200
      Nonmember:
      $270
      $335
      Student:
      $65
      $100

      About Our Presenter(s)

      Catherine Marienau is a professor-faculty mentor and coordinator of the Master of Arts in Educating Adults program in the School for New Learning at DePaul University. She teaches, writes, and consults in the areas of adult learning and development, competency-based learning, assessing learning, reflective practice, and "brain-aware" facilitation of adult learning.

      Kathleen Taylor is a professor in the Doctorate of Educational Leadership program in the Kalmanovitz School of Education at Saint Mary's College of California. A former Fulbright Scholar, she teaches, writes, and consults internationally in the areas of adult development and learning, learning and transformation, creativity, and "brain-aware" facilitation of adult learning.

      Cancellation Policy: All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@atdchi.org prior to any event. Requests must be submitted at least three (3) business days prior to the event to receive a full refund. No refund will be issued for cancellations received within three (3) business days or for event attendee no-show.

      • May 22, 2017
      • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
      • Game-X, 275 Baker St., Atlanta GA 30313
      • 79

      ATDChi ICE Happy Hour sponsored by Caveo Learning

      Join ATDChi for a special happy hour Monday evening during the ATD International Conference & Exposition in Atlanta GA. This event will be an opportunity to network and meet other ATD members.  The location is to be determined, but it will be close to the conference site: The Georgia World Congress Center.

      This is the 4th year that ATDChi hosts the party and, as always, a good time will be had by all!

      Registration is required to attend.
      Registration is limited.  ATD Members and Caveo guests have priority.  Non-ATD member registration will be opened if space permits.  

      Drinks and Light Appetizers included

      FEES

      ATDChi Members & Caveo Guests: FREE!

      Non-Members (if space available): $15

      LOCATION

      Game-X, bar/restaurant/arcade attached to the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Atlanta, about a 10-minute walk from the Georgia World Congress Center.

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