The Alliance is a consortium of human capital organizations that have formed a partnership to support the professional contributions of their members and promote the value of those contributions in the Chicago marketplace. The Alliance Group is an "organization of organizations" – a group that brings together many local chapters of larger national/international organizations and includes over 3000 members throughout the metropolitan Chicago area. All are in the business of "people helping people."
Each organization offers innovative programming, professional development, and networking opportunities for their members. Members of Alliance organizations receive the following benefits:
As a member of ATDChi you will be eligible for membership rates at events sponsored by our Alliance partners. If you aren't already an ATDChi member, be sure to Join today!
Click here for a listing of all Alliance Partners events via the Chicago Alliance blog.
CISPI members include internal and external consultants, executives, instructional designers, trainers, and academics dedicated to improving human performance in the workplace. Our members work in a variety of settings including business, industry, universities, government agencies, health services, non-profit organizations, and education.
We are the Chicago Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF). Our membership consists of business and personal coaches who reside in the greater Chicago area. You'll find our website to be useful whether you are looking for a coach, are established as a coach, or are considering making coaching your new profession. CCF serves as a great resource to Chicago area coaches. We offer a supportive community, opportunities for professional development, networking, and an enjoyable way to connect with coaches from all backgrounds and specialties.
CODIC is an organization dedicated to the exploration, development and dissemination of organization development (OD) knowledge, information and wisdom. CODIC is a forum for interactions among a broad base of constituencies including: Internal and external OD consultants, OD practitioners, HR professionals, OD researchers and academicians, students of OD, users of OD services and others interested in learning more about OD philosophy and practices.
CODIC is based at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois and is a long-time affiliate of the Organization Development Institute (ODI).
NSA-IL is a dynamic chapter of the National Speakers Association. As the leading organization for those who speak professionally, NSA provides resources and education to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.
The Organization Development Network is an international professional association of organization development practitioners. The OD Network is dedicated to being a leader in the advancement of the theory and practice of organization development by:
Helping to define and communicate the values, purposes and benefits of organization development.
Promoting the effective and ethical use of organization development principles, tools and best practices.
Supporting practitioners through enhanced learning and professional development opportunities.
Providing a values-based home for OD practitioners, researchers and educators to exchange ideas and create dialogue on critical issues.
Sharing leadership and partnering with others to achieve our vision.
STC is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world. Its 18,000 members include technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, web designers and developers, and translators - anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it.
ChAPT hopes to help people:
• Expand their knowledge and applications of personality type and the use of the personality assessment tools, such as the MBTI®.
• Network with others interested in the same personality type issues and uses.
• Learn creative new ways to apply personality type information and concepts in your professional, family, and personal life.
• Use assessment theory and assessment instruments ethically.
• Interested in research and application.