Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award Recognizes an Exceptional Student in the Workplace Learning & Performance Profession

CCASTD Announcement
Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award Recognizes an Exceptional Student in the Workplace Learning & Performance Profession
Do you know an exceptional graduate or undergraduate student studying workplace learning & performance? Someone who deserves recognition for his or her dedication and commitment to training, learning, and the workplace learning & performance profession?
Please encourage him or her to submit an application for the 2012 DR. DEBORAH COLKY WORKPLACE LEARNING & PERFORMANCE STUDENT AWARD.

Applications are due NOVEMBER 19, 2012.
The application process is fast and easy! Just fill out our short application form and email it to: DebColkyAward@gmail.com
Access the application here.

Background and Eligibility Requirements:
Now in its fifth year, the Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award recognizes a student who demonstrates excellent potential in the Workplace Learning and Performance profession.
The 2012 recipient of the Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award will receive:
– Scholarship: One-time $1,000 cash scholarship
– Professional Membership: One year membership to CCASTD
– Professional Publication: One article in the CCASTD seasonal, peer reviewed magazine Training Today
– Award Ceremony: One guest dinner registration for the award recipient to attend the CCASTD Holiday Party
The award recipient will also be presented with a commemorative plaque during the award ceremony at the annual CCASTD Holiday Celebration on December 6, 2012 at La Villa restaurant.

Eligible candidates must meet the following requirements:
– Status: Student is currently enrolled in a degree program in Workplace Learning & Performance, or a related field;
– Location: Student resides in the Chicago area*
– Availability: The award comes with the recipient’s commitment to participate in events that promote raising visibility in the Chicagoland community around workplace learning & performance, and CCASTD until December 2013.

Eligible candidates should also embody traits characteristic of Dr. Deborah Colky. Specifically, candidates should be:
– Effective
– Efficient
– Passionate about organization development
– People-centric
– Humanistic
* Chicago area is defined as: Chicago to the Wisconsin border in the north, Indiana to the south, and Aurora/Eglin to the west

UPDATED: Chicago Alliance Network: Upcoming Events (May, June 2012)

Friday, May 18, 2012
NSA-IL
Fabulous Friday Lunch: “The Power of Why” & “Extending your Business Beyond the Platform”
Presenter: Richard Weylman, CSP CPAE
Maggiano’s Little Italy, 240 Oakbrook Ctr, Oak Brook, IL 60523
9:30am to 2:30pm
For more information contact: Doree Kaforski at 847.991.0772

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
ODN/C
“Mergers & Acquisitions: Where is OD?”
Presenters: Jonathan Konstan-Pines & Elisabeth Grover
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 4th Floor, Chicago
6:00pm to 8:30pm
For more information or to register: www.odnchicago.org or RSVP at odnchicago@aol.com by 6/4/12

Friday, June 8, 2012
NSA-IL
Fabulous Friday Lunch: “Insider Secrets for Using Social Media to Build a Sustainable Speaking Business”
Presenter: Jeff Korhan
IIT Wheaton
For more information contact: Doree Kaforski at 847.991.0772

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
CISPI: 2012 Cracker Barrel
Kendall College, Riverworks Campus, 900 N. Branch Street, Chicago, IL
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For more information and registration: www.cispi.com

Thursday, June 21, 2012
CCASTD
June Workshop: “Social Media for the Learning Professional”
Presenter: Larry Straining, CPLP®
DePaul University O’Hare Campus, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL
9:00am to 4:30pm
For more information and to register: https://m360.ccastd.org/frontend/portal/viewcalendar.aspx

Thursday, June 21, 2012
CCASTD
June Clinic: “Learning Innovation with Today’s Tech Tools”
Presenter: Larry Straining, CPLP®
DePaul University O’Hare Campus, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL
5:30pm to 8:30pm
For more information and to register: https://m360.ccastd.org/frontend/portal/viewcalendar.aspx