The CET Connection
Aug. 17, 2011

How will your organization define the success of its programs?
IACET
Join us at the 2011 IACET Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 22 for exclusive interactive learning sessions highlighting the most current trends in CE/T and standard practices. Hear from award winning IACET Authorized Providers about what they are doing to assess on-the-job learning, develop effective metrics and establish ROI that saves valuable programs from the chopping block each time there are budget cuts.More

Apply for IACET research $$$
IACET
IACET invites grant proposals for the Grover J. Andrews Research Award. The grant is available to graduate students, faculty and practitioners in the field of continuing education and training. IACET established an endowment fund to support the Grover J. Andrews Research Award to recognize Grover J. Andrews, Ed.D for his visionary leadership and profound contributions to research in the field of continuing education and training.More

How to promote the value of online training within your organization
Citrix Online
Large and small companies throughout the world are employing live online training to drive productivity and maintain their competitive edge. You could be doing it too. The worldwide economic recession has prompted companies everywhere to scour their business practices for opportunities to increase efficiency and cut costs. That includes how they train their employees and customers. Fortunately, when it comes to training, the pathway to meeting both objectives is clear. Companies of all sizes are discovering the benefits of Web-based training.More

State of Florida recognized for workforce training programs
HR.BLR.com
Job placement, the affordability and efficiency of its higher education system, and the number of high school students enrolled in advanced placement courses pushed the state of Florida into the top ranking of states in the workforce and training category in the second annual Enterprising States report.More

IACET on the go
IACET
IACET will be exhibiting at the following industry conferences in the coming months. If you are planning to attend, please stop by our booth to say hello.

1. Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) – Sept. 8-10 in Pittsburgh

2. Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) – Nov 8-11 in New OrleansMore

IACET AP Workshop
IACET
Sign up for a one-day AP workshop today. You will have an opportunity to interact with your fellow continuing education and training professionals and also learn how to apply the Standard within your organization.

For additional information and registration details, please click on the links below.

Sept. 21, - Washington, DC
Oct. 7, - Cincinnati, OH
Nov. 3, – Richardson, TX
Nov. 7, - La Mesa, CA
Dec. 9, - Fairfax, VA
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Taking traditional training online: From the classroom to the web
Citrix Online
Whether it provided in-house by a Human Resources department, or outsourced to a third party source, an instructor-led training program is essentially a project that runs its course and hopefully achieves a particular goal. Training initiatives generally start with formal needs or cause analysis, move on to developing a curriculum, delivery of the program(s) and subsequent evaluation of the results. When additional needs arise, another program may have been implemented.More

IACET AP Spotlight
IACET
Would you be interested in sharing about your organization and experiences with IACET and your fellow Authorized Providers? Well this is your opportunity to shine and connect with your peers in the continuing education and training field. Simply download and complete the questionnaire below and submit it to info@iacet.org.

IACET Spotlight of the Month QuestionnaireMore

HHS awards $71.3 million to strengthen nursing workforce
Fierce Healthcare
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $71.3 million in grants to expand nursing education, training and diversity. Nursing workforce development programs, reauthorized by the Affordable Care Act and administered by HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration, are the primary source of federal funding for nursing education and workforce development. These programs bolster nursing education at all levels, from entry-level preparation through the development of advanced practice nurses. They also prepare faculty to teach the nation's future nursing workforce.More

Vets, Native Americans get green job training
Earth Techling
Veterans and Native Americans in New Mexico, two groups especially hard hit by the struggling economy, could see their opportunities improve with a new green jobs program coming to the state. U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., announced Santa Fe Community College was getting $300,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to teach job skills to unemployed vets and Native Americans and prepare them for work in environmental fields.More

Essential resources for designing and delivering effective online training
GoToTraining
Because organizations large and small are now more adept at distilling what's essential, eliminating excess and fine-tuning efficiency, they are realizing greater productivity gains and cost savings. Technology plays a significant role in this process by extending geographic reach in the blink of an eye.More