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Chapter Leader Retreat

  • January 17, 2015
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • DePaul University O’Hare Campus 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60631 United States


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**Please only register for this event if you are a board member of an ATD Chapter, or invited to attend by a board member of the chapter you belong to. Thanks!**

Begin your year with meaningful insights that will help your chapter perform at its best in 2015! 

Ken Phillips and Sarah Harris Jeffcoat, National Advisors to Chapters (NAC) for the Upper, Central, and South Midwest areas, are collaborating with ATD Chicago to bring you a winter solstice ... in the form of a Chapter Leader Retreat

The date for this event is Saturday, January 17th. 


  • Provide guidance for engaging your chapter volunteers (which includes YOU as a chapter leader!)
  • Inform chapter leaders about upcoming ATD membership strategies and enhancements
  • Share best practices among ATD Midwest chapter leadership 

Program Details

Session #1:  “What It Takes to More Deeply Engage Your Chapter’s Volunteers”

Facilitator:  Barry Altland, ATD Central Florida Chapter, Past President

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explore the concepts that more effectively engage and sustain the passions of those who choose to serve in their chapter
  • Practice leading purposeful, meaningful conversations that result in heightened engagement for ourselves, and for other volunteers
  • Develop and commit to specific practices that will create a lasting impact on the engagement of willing heads, hearts and hands of chapter volunteers


Session #2:  The 35-50% Gap: How Will You Fill It?”

Facilitator:  Greg Damron, St. Louis Chapter President and ATD Partnership Team member

A facilitated breakout session on the 2015-2016 joint membership pilot to: 

  • Share resources developed by the Partnership Team with  hands-on activities
  • Discuss dynamics of analyzing your home chapter’s situation
  • Detail the WIIFM for chapter leaders and ATD organization, and a paradigm shift for creating new value


$29 per registration


    Impact Virtual Services is proud to provide ATD, Chicagoland Chapter with administrative services.

    The meeting space is made possible by DePaul University School for New Learning, which is one of ten colleges within the university, and the only one exclusively dedicated to adults.

    Other Information

    Lunch Provided

    Cancellation Policy: All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@ccastd.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.


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