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Sept. 30, 2009
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Board of Directors Election Results
from IACET
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) would like to congratulate the following members on their recent election to the Board of Directors. More

IACET Announces the Distinguished Service and Exemplar Award Winners
from IACET
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is honored to announce the winners of the Distinguished Service and Exemplar Awards which honor and recognize those individuals and programs which have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training. More

IACET AP Connection Call
from IACET
IACET would like to invite our members to participate in our next AP Connection call on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 3:00 Ė 4:00 p.m. EDT. To join, please send us an e-mail at requesting the call-in information. If you are not able to attend this month, a call will occur every third Wednesday of the month at the same time, so you are welcome to attend when it's convenient for you. The upcoming call will feature our new President, Karen Brown, holding IACETís Annual Meeting. If you are unable to attend, we will repeat the Annual Meeting call in January 2010.

IACETís "How to Become an Authorized Provider" Workshop
from IACET
As a prospective or renewing AP, we encourage you to participate in an Authorized Provider workshop to learn about the new 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

Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 Tallahassee, Fla.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Florida Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Blvd.
Bldg. 2 Room 103
Tallahassee, Fla.

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 McLean, Va.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: IACET Headquarters
1760 Old Meadow Road
Suite 500
McLean, Va.

School's Out for Eager Execs
from The Globe and Mail
The walls of Alex Browning's office are covered with certificates and degrees. There's an accounting certificate and an MBA, a bachelor's degree in administrative studies and a certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. All of them were earned through the Liquor Control Board of Ontario's professional development program. More

Best Practices for Online Training and E-Learning Panel
from Central Penn Business Journal
A member of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty will join other experts at a panel discussion in Times Square devoted to the techniques, technology and best practices for online training and e-learning. More

Immersive Virtual Reality Comes to Industrial Training
from Control Engineering
Players of 3-D games like Halo may one day get to find out what it's like to roam the scaffolding of an oil refinery putting out fires, literally and figuratively. Today, though, some industrial process engineers are experiencing game-like virtual reality simulators to get trained for their jobs. More

IT Firms Pull Out All Stops on Staff Training
from the Business Standard
IT majors in India may have tightened their belts in various areas to contain costs as a fallout of the global economic slowdown. However, most of them see continuing value when it comes to employee training, even though it skims crores of rupees off their top-lines. More

Tough Times Trim Training
from The Telegraph Herald
Dogged by economic pressures, some businesses are cutting company training and professional development programs in order to save money or conducting cheaper training sessions through the Internet. In a survey by staffing firm Accountemps, 26 percent of employers said they are cutting back on training for their employees. Of those, 9 percent have reduced training significantly. More

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