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Message from Jeff...
April is CERTIFICATION AWARENESS Month!
Throughout the month, ATD National is holding events and activities for candidates and certificants to celebrate and encourage certification. For the full public schedule, see the website.

  • The Value of Certification (April 15): Join Wendy Gates Corbett and Kristopher Newbauer, two prominent ATD CI credential holders, to hear about their views on the value of certification.
  • Starting & Supporting Study Groups (April 22): A panel of credential holders will talk about how they started and supported a variety of study groups.
  • How Do Employers View Certification? (April 29): Hear from a panel of TD professionals about employers’ opinion of certification and their evolving views of the value of certification since the pandemic.

As a reminder, if you purchase anything from ATD National please use the Golden Gate Chapter Incentive Program (ChIP) number #8003 on the checkout page. This lets ATD National know that you support us plus a percentage of your purchase is shared with our chapter (at no extra cost to you).
Jeff Baumann
President, ATD Golden Gate Chapter
Register for these Chapter Programs Now:
THE FAMOUS GOLDEN GATE CHAPTER INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN WORKSHOP
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY, April 12th, 14th & 16th ~ 9 am - 12:30 pm ~ Our most popular professional development workshop, now virtual and still highly interactive. You will not only learn how to design engaging training, you'll also learn how to train online. To maximize learning, there are still a few spots left, so act quickly.
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HOLISTIC LEARNING DESIGN SIG: CASE STUDY

TUESDAY, April 20th ~ 5:30 - 7pm ~ Take a deep dive into Talent Strategy and Management from the ATD Capability Model, looking at Job Analysis and Job Design via a situation-based case study and a group discussion to resolve strategic Talent Development issues.
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NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER'S TRAINING: EXPERIENCE THE POSSIBILITIES OF 3D TRAINING

TUESDAY, April 27th ~ 5:30 - 7:00  Experience how modern 3D environments can add value to much of your training. Brought to you by current practitioners who have been teaching and using 3D learning platforms for many years. No 'VR gear' needed. 3D technology also offers a new way to have board meetings, sit-down conversations, and 'face-to-face' engagements that can be much more productive and satisfying than videoconferencing. Here's your chance to check it out! Limited to first 20 who sign up. Registration closes 4/19 to allow time for brief 1-1 online orientations during the week before the program.
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TED Circles: Truth Telling

WEDNESDAY, April 28TH ~ 5:30 - 7:30  How do you support someone to come forward and speak the truth when they are a witness to harassment at work? This month’s TED Circle is a place to explore and discuss just that. Watch the very short introduction to TED Circles here.
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DOWN WITH MULTI-TASKING: How to Keep Your Virtual Audience Engaged!

THURSDAY, May 20th ~ 4:30 - 6:00  Learn new techniques to help take your next virtual presentation from “forgettable” to “unstoppable”! Presented by well-known presenter, Rebecca Morgan.
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THE ART & SCIENCE OF SURVEYS

Wednesdays, June 2, 16 & 30 + 2 Office Periods ~ 4 - 6PM ~ Make sure your next survey provides the data you need to make real change!  Join this 3-session workshop led by survey expert, Jerry Tally, PhD, to learn the right way to create your questions to get the information you need.  Spaces limited.
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Affiliate Chapter Events:
PROFESSIONAL SUMMIT 2021

WEDNESDAY, April 14th ~ 8:30-2:30 ~ The Sacramento ATD chapter's 2021 Professional Summit, "From Mayhem to Magic". With a choice of several speakers/breakouts, group activities, & networking opportunities, you're sure to find just what you need. All are welcome - Golden Gate Chapter members can use the discount code sent to you on 3/3.
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