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Ensuring the transfer of learning: Some tips for making training stick
By Frank Troha, ICSD member    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Typically, good training requires a considerable investment of time, talent, money and energy to create and deliver. But, unless the resultant learning is successfully applied on the job, there will be little or no return on investment. The following list of tips is by no means complete, but it very likely includes some concrete ideas that you’ll find pertinent to your circumstances. More

IACET member spotlight
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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
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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. If you cannot remember your registration code, please contact us at

March 26 - Baltimore, MD
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

April 23 - Atlanta, GA
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May 7 - Champlin, MN
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pentagon to restore education grants
Politico    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
After a massive public outcry, the Pentagon will restore a career education program that helps military spouses navigate the nomadic lifestyle often demanded by the armed forces. The Defense Department last month abruptly halted the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account program after it ran out of money because of its extreme popularity. More

Inside a worker retraining classroom
Puget Sound Business Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Bob Ebel, laid off from a tech startup in his mid-50s, walks into a North Seattle Community College classroom on a Thursday night. After first waiting three months for the state to approve paying his unemployment benefits, Ebel has reached one of the final courses of his worker retraining program. His two-year associate degree in biomedical equipment training will qualify him to operate machines such as MRIs and CT scanners in clinics and hospitals. More

Workers with right training may be hard to find
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Washington's jobless workers are not the only ones depending on community and technical colleges to help pull them out of the Great Recession. Employers count on the colleges' training programs to produce workers with the skills employers will need once they start growing again. More

Canada: 'New workplace order' looms as boomers head to retirement    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Canadian workforce is the most culturally diverse and dynamic in the world. There is much to be gained by utilizing everyone to their full potential, but the blinding speed with which the workplace is changing requires flexibility on the part of employers. More

California Adult Schools Unite to Survive Economic Crisis
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Facing extreme budget cuts that could dismantle the state’s school district adult education system, 340 California Adult Schools have joined to make their case for survival. The schools provide critical educational services to millions of California adults who do not have the required literacy, language, and workplace skills to succeed in the current economic environment. Key to the California Adult Schools’ initiative is a new brand identity and a new public website. More

Are you going to be there? Let's meet & greet!
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IACET will be presenting at a couple industry conferences this year and would love to have an opportunity to meet, greet and network with our members. Please let us know if you will be in attendance at any one of the following conferences by sending an email to Event details to follow.

1. American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) – May 16-19 in Chicago
2. American Water Works Association (AWWA) – June 20-24 in Chicago


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