The CET Connection
June. 9, 2010

Election time is here - Cast your vote today
Election time is here! We ask all voting members of IACET to please vote for the President-elect position, the Treasurer position and three Board of Director positions shown in the ballot below.

Criteria & Profiles
2010 IACET Ballot

This election is to replace Board of Directors and Officers whose terms expire in September, 2010. Elected individuals assume office in September, 2010.More

TD Ameritrade's Investools receives industry accreditation for educational services
Businesswire via Wall Street Journal
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in Omaha, Neb., has announced its education affiliate, Investools, has recently received authorization to issue Continuing Education Units from the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. The IACET is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. Providers who meet the accepted IACET requirements are authorized to provide CEUs to any company or organization that recognizes and accepts CEUs for credit towards certification. Investools has met these requirements and is now an authorized provider of CEUs for online courses and selected workshops.More

Measuring value as the driving force behind personal and professional development
Canadian Management Centre
We talk a lot about values these days. In the business world, we continually focus on providing value to our customers, as well as gaining value from suppliers and vendors. We also look at the values of our overall organizations and of the individuals who work within them. But how do we define value?More

A strategic accelerator to maximize your training budget
As organizations bounce back from the economic crisis, 2010 is being seen as a year of internal transformation in most organizations. Learning has come into the spotlight as a catalyst for this transformation and growth.More

United States funds weatherization training centers
Energy Portal
The U.S. Department of Energy announced that 34 projects in 27 states have been selected to receive $29 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to develop and expand weatherization training centers across the country. These projects will provide green job training for local workers in energy efficiency retrofitting and weatherization services. With this training, skilled workers can help expand the use of energy efficient practices in America's homes and businesses.More

How to do well in an online class in distance education courses
Suite 101
Enrolling in a distance education course can raise many concerns, with how to do well in an online class being a leading cause of for this anxiety. Avoiding this apprehension requires a good understanding of the process of using the computers during online classes. This also leads to the need for preparation, planning, and developing an understanding one's ability to learn and study.More

Training workers to leave for a better job
After 12 years on the job, Derek Christian tired of selling cleaning supplies at Procter & Gamble and yearned to become an entrepreneur. So in 2007, he acquired My Maid Service, a cleaning company in Lebanon, Ohio, that catered to the needs of an affluent clientele in Cincinnati.More

IACET member 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. If interested please contact IACET staff at and we will provide you the information you need to spotlight your organization. More

IACET's "How to Become an Authorized Provider" workshop
As a renewing AP, we encourage you to participate in an Authorized Provider workshop to learn about the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard and the AP application process. To register for an upcoming workshop, please click on the link below.

July 9 – Atlanta, GA
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

July 16 - Washington, D.C.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

August 27 - Mississauga, Ontario
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.More