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CCASTD Membership Drive
NOW thru Sept 15th

CCASTD is conducting a membership drive!

 CCASTD (or RENEW your membership) between August 1st and September 15th to be automatically entered into a drawing for FREE REGISTRATION to the Online Learning Conference 2014 ($1,395 Value).

Click here to join or renew.

The conference is held at McCormick Place September 21 – 25, 2014. Go to http://www.onlinelearningconference.com for more information.


WLPI Fall Session Begins September 20th 

Acquire training & development competencies with CCASTD's state-of-the-art certificate program.

Perfect for professionals who are:

• Looking for formal instruction in the training or instructional design field?• A trainer or designer thinking about best practices, the correct approach to needs analysis, or effective
  evaluation methods?
• New to the field and seeking knowledge about standard models and techniques used to develop
  worthwhile training?
• Looking to develop a network of peers in the field?

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Register for the entire program or find an individual session that meets your needs.

WLPI Fall 2014 sessions are held from 9am - 4pm on Saturdays at the Deaul University School of New Learning O'Hare Campus.

Webinar: CPLP Boot Camp Lite

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
12:30 - 1:30 PM CDT
Cost: Free

The CPLP Boot Camp Lite Webinar provides a cursory overview of the CPLP program and the ASTD Competency Model upon which the credential is based.

Discover how and why certification and the ASTD Competency Mode are relevant to you, your work, and to the learning profession.

Presenter: Trish Uhl, Owl's Ledge CEO & Founder

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Webinar: Off-Site and On the Mark: Virtual Teams, Real Results

Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Noon - 1:00 PM CDT
Cost: Free

By 2015, 40% of the world’s workforce will be remote. By 2020, 62% of employees are expected to work in virtual teams. How prepared is your organization to go virtual? How prepared are you as a learning and development professional to support virtual team leaders and members?

Presenter: Lee Johnsen, CPLP, CPT, SPHR, President of Partners in Development

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Skills Seminar: Game On! Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:30 - 8:30 PM CDT
DePaul University School for New Learning (O’Hare Campus)

Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning & development. Find out how video games are influencing all facets of our industry, and discover practical ways to integrate gamification into your current and future L&D initiatives.

Presenter: Dr. Jon Aleckson, CEO of Web Courseworks

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ASTD is now the Association for Talent Development

The American Society for Training & Development is changing its name to the Association for Talent Development. The CCASTD Board of Directors is in the process of working out the logistics of what the change means for our chapter. Changing our name requires the approval of membership through a constitutional amendment. To learn more about the change from ASTD to ATD, visit www.astdnews.org.



Get involved with CCASTD by actively becoming a volunteer

Did you know that CCASTD members are eligible for a $20 discount on ASTD National Membership?

CCASTD encourages that members join National ASTD to fully realize the "Power of 2” The "Power of 2" offers members twice the support, twice the resources and twice the networking than just one membership. ASTD National membership provides the tools you need for success. CCASTD membership applies those tools to your organization and community. Together you have the "Power of 2!"

Save $20 on National Membership by entering the CH5009 code when you join or renew with National ASTD. It’s simple, just enter the code when you checkout at National ASTD. Learn more here.

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2014 Fall sessions begin September 20.
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