Register now for IACET's Symposium in our nation's capital
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
Submit your intent to apply for IACET research $$$
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
IACET AP brings together industry leaders to 'unite into one standard'
W.I.T.S. has initiated a new campaign to "Unite into One Standard" for the continuing education and training of W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainers and Professionals as well as certified fitness professionals industry-wide. The goal of this new campaign is to not only raise standards in the training and practice of fitness professionals, but ultimately to encourage the industry to eliminate the disparity and in some instances, lack of standards, and go to ONE Source For Continuing Education and Training. More
Federal funding will provide boost for job training in Connecticut
The Bridgeport News Share
A team of federal agencies highlighted coordinated work that is ongoing in Bridgeport, Conn., to help train workers and create jobs that will be the foundation for economic recovery in the city. Under the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, President Obama directed the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, the Dept. of Transportation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to work closely together to create more livable cities. More
The case for soft skills development
Most employers traditionally have provided technical and functional training required for employees to perform their specific job duties. Recently, for-profit employers are better understanding and realizing the role employee talent plays in creating and sustaining competitive advantage and improving productivity, and therefore are increasingly focusing on "soft skills"— or "people skills"— to supplement and complement on-the-job training. Associations should, too. More
Using the tools of engagement: Make online training a conversation
The new "world order" of social media is a reality. Like it or not, audiences are expecting the ability to interact with speakers and among themselves, to be engaged and listened to, and to influence the content and methods of learning. Particularly if you are creating training for online delivery, it is really important to harness the power of new social tools to effectively engage and meet the expectations of your audience. More
IACET on the go...
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 Orleans
IACET AP Workshop
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.
September 21, 2011 - Washington, DC
October 7, 2011 - Cincinnati, OH
November 3, 2011 – Richardson, TX
November 7, 2011 - La Mesa, CA
December 9, 2011 - Fairfax, VA
IACET AP Spotlight
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
IACET Spotlight of the Month Questionnaire