The CET Connection
Aug. 18, 2010

2010 Inaugural IACET Symposium on the Future of Continuing Education & Training
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training will hold its inaugural Symposium on the Future of Continuing Education & Training on Sept. 23, at the Liaison Hotel on Washington, D.C.'s Capitol Hill. The Symposium will gather key thought leaders in education, business and government to discuss the future of continuing education and training and its value in the marketplace. Attendance for the Symposium is anticipated to be between 75 and 100 leaders in continuing education, including senior executives from organizations such as the American National Standards Institute, Centers for Disease Control, American Biological Safety Association, Project Management Institute, Rotary International, as well as IACET's own Board of Directors and Commission. More

IACET announces new Board of Directors
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training would like to congratulate the following members on their recent election to the Board of Directors.More

CET Connection available through MultiBriefs app
IACET understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the CET Connection, the association committed itself to providing updates on a bi-weekly basis. CET Connection is now part of the new MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it's downloaded, you can add the IACET feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. For those without iPhones, not to worry. We also have Blackberry and Droid versions. For Blackberry users, visit the Blackberry App World and search "MultiBriefs." Droid users can go to the Android Marketplace and search "MultiBriefs."More

IACET summer discounts available
IACET wants to help you save some extra money on the application fee when you submit your renewal application by the following dates:

Submit by:
- Aug. 31, 2010 - $150 off
- Sept. 30, 2010 - $100 off

TaskStream offers evidencing learning for continuing education and training
TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET, is the leading provider of Web-based technology for facilitating outcomes-based learning and assessment. TaskStream is pleased to announce a webinar on Aug. 31, at 3 p.m. EDT to demonstrate their turnkey, Web-based solution for addressing the needs of the IACET community. To register for the webcast, please visit the registration page here. To learn more, visit or e-mail MOREMore

PMP Exam Prep comes to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27
Cheetah Learning, an IACET Authorized Provider, announced that it will be holding its Cheetah Exam Prep for the PMP four-day course on Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. Cheetah Learning is an industry leader for PMP Exam Prep with the highest audited pass for the past nine years. "Cheetah's Exam Prep for the PMP Exam gives you the best chance of becoming a PMP," said Michelle LaBrosse, Chief Cheetah and Founder. "We keep our material current and relevant and teach it using proven and advanced accelerated learning techniques. This is what gives our students a competitive edge, not only when they take the exam, but long after."More

Getting back into the workforce: Training to consider
For some people getting back into the workplace does not require any immediate training. They are graduates in a specific field or have the necessary training for the job they dream of doing. For others, training becomes the stepping-stone onto their career ladder, without it, they feel underpaid, undervalued or have no real job satisfaction.More