Association of Talent Development - Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Association of Training & Development | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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Sign Up for Our FREE* GCATD Book Club

Only 2 More Days To Sign Up!

As a benefit to members, GCATD is implementing a free online book club. Sign ups for the new ATD Greater Cincinnati Book Club close on Friday, May 13, 2016

The book club will connect virtually through a LinkedIn group to discuss books related to the Talent Development industry. More

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*Members will receive a promo code via email to sign up at no cost. If you are a member and did not receive your code, please email

Share Your Best Practices at the 2016 GCATD Fall Conference

The GCATD Conference Committee is excited to announce the 2016 conference and to invite you to submit a proposal to facilitate a breakout session.

To further our theme of Innovation in Talent Development and Learning, the title of the 2016 Fall Conference is GCATD Presents: EPIC Innovations. Our goal is to share best practices and leading edge trends along three tracks: Innovative Delivery, Innovative Leadership, and Innovative Design

Click here for more information on how you can become a conference facilitator!

From the Desk of Carol Blocksidge

Training that Delivers Results -- Instructional Design that Aligns with Business Goals

Dick Handshaw of Handshaw, Inc. visited GCATD on April 19 and 20. On April 19th he facilitated a very interactive and interesting discussion of training needs analysis methodologies based on a reliable process that connects learning solutions with strategic business goals. 

After a lively discussion around many examples of conversations attendees had in the past with clients (both internal and external), Dick presented his model (aligned with the ADDIE process) for consulting with a client from the expected performance perspective and linking those findings with instructional design. More

May GCATD Events

FREE ATD-ICE Innovation Session Preview Webinar - Members ONLY  - May 19 - 6:15 - 7:15 PM. RSVP

Learning Leaders SIG  Competency-Based Program Development - May 25 - 7:30 - 9:00 AM. RSVP

Coaching SIG - Topic TBA - May 25 - 7:30 - 9:00 AM. RSVP

Coaches, Have You Attended Our Coaching SIG Yet?

SIGs are an additional resource for members and other practitioners in the field of T&D. Our Coaching SIG is for anyone who coaches others within organizations to share ideas, develop coaching skills and build relationships with like-minded coaching colleagues. 

Hosted by Laurie Althaus, our next Coaching SIG meets May 25 at 7:30 AM at The Regency Community Room, 2444 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. Click here to RSVP!

Welcome New Members!

Tyler Collins and Alex Fuller. Welcome! Both Tyler and Alex registered for the 2016 Fall Conference, EPIC Innovations, and as non-members, they received 1-year membership at no additional cost!

Sponsor Spotlight: Turning Technologies

Turning Technologies have been a long-standing participant in the GCATD Fall Conference. They've helped us poll all our participants as well as digging in and helping out whenever needed. We'd like to thank them for their continuous support of the chapter and specifically, our annual conference. 

They're passionate about creating better learning experiences and believe in a future where technology is usefully integrated into every learning environment. For more about Turning Technologies, please visit:

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