September TD Professional Workshop

Join us in September for a full-day workshop on the emerging standards for TD measurement and reporting with Dave Vance, Executive Director for the Center for Talent Reporting and former CLO of Caterpillar, and Jeff Carpenter, CEO of Caveo Learning. Learn more from the following video with Jeff Carpenter and Lotus Yon, ATDChi Director of Social Media:

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2017 CPLP Scholarship Winners


We are proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP) Scholarship!

Dave Lee
1st place
David Lee
2nd place
Eileen Terrell

David will receive financial support to prepare for and to pay for the CPLP exams. Eileen will receive financial support to help her prepare for the CPLP exams.
The CARA Group Logo The ATD Chicagoland Chapter will also be advising and coaching these participants through the CPLP process.

Thanks to our gold sponsor CARA Group for their contribution to the CPLP scholarship fund. 
Learn more about CPLP at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Certification Institute

Register Now for the Fall WLPI

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ATDChi's Workplace Learning & Performance Institute (WLPI)

The seven-module course runs over an eight-week period (Saturdays), and each week you will learn and receive useful tools, practical exercises and hands-on training from experts in each topic. In addition, you will be assigned a project coach with industry experience and expertise. Your project coach will provide you with guidance and feedback while you develop a final project. After completing all seven sessions and the final project, you will receive a certificate of completion and 30 credit hours of PHR or SPHR recertification.

The Fall 2017 WLPI Session will run from Sat., Sept 9, 2017 to Sat., Nov 4, 2017.

You may also register for individual WLPI Modules. Check the our event listings.

To learn more, contact Sarah Frost or Linda Schettko, the co-directors of ATDChi's WLPI.

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Registration open for
Chicago e-Learning & Technology Showcase

Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Chicago e-Learning & Technology Showcase on Tuesday, August 15 2017. We've got a great selection of sessions for this year's Showcase. The day will start with keynote speaker Connie Malamed (a.k.a. The eLearning Coach). Then, you'll be able to choose from 22 breakout sessions presented by 38 speakers in 4 time slots.

Early registration is open until July 24, 2017. ATDChi members get a discounted registration to the Showcase.

Event information:

Location NIU Naperville Conference Center
1120 E. Diehl Rd.
Naperville, IL 60563
Showcase 8:00am - 4:30pm
After-Party 4:30pm - 7:30pm

ATDChi Members: Can You Give Some Time to your Chapter?

ATDChi operates through the hard work of its members willing to volunteer time and effort to advance the chapter and the profession. Guided by our dedicated volunteer board of directors, members like you identify important topics for, then organize and market our events; they communicate important information to our members via our website, email, tweets, linkedIn posts, etc. Volunteers are also needed to manage and monitor the chapter finances and keep us in good financial health.

Please consider joining us. We can use you. Complete our volunteer form and our volunteer coordinator will contact you to discuss opportunities.

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Volunteers needed for Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase:

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The Chicago e-Learning & Technology Showcase needs additional volunteers. The Showcase is being held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at NIU Naperville Conference Center,1120 E. Diehl Rd. Naperville, IL 60563. Volunteers are needed to help plan and prepare for the event as well as working the day of the event. If you're available and interested in working on the event, review the wide range of volunteer opportunities and then complete the volunteer interest form.

To thanks you for your contribution, you will be invited to attend the Showcase at a reduced rate. Volunteers will also be invited to a special post-Showcase networking event.

Contact us via e-Mail for more information; or to the website:


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