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

March, 2010, Chicago Alliance Events

March 4 (Thursday). Thursdays @ STC. Monthly meet-ups around the Chicago area. www.stc-chicago.org
March 8 (Monday). Chicago Coach Federation. Louise Hay’s Family Constellation Process with Deborah Todd. www.chicagocoachfederation.org.  
March 13 (Saturday). CODIC. UNFEAR: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty, with Karlin Sloan. http://codic.us.
March 18 (Thursday). STC Chicago Awards Banquet. www.stc-chicago.org.
March 19 (Friday). NSA-IL. Sarah Finch from Second City will share Improv Techniques. Maggiano’s – Oak Brook. 10AM-2:30. www.nsa-il.org
March 27 (Saturday). CISPI’s Preview of the ISPI Conference. www.cispi.com

January, 2010, Chicago Alliance meetings

Jan. 5. ODN Chicago.  Mike McGovern will facilitate a session on Bringing about Successful Change through Influence When You Lack Formal Authority. Go to www.odnetwork.org/odnc for details & to register.
Jan. 9. CODIC. Wayne Stone (Director of Organization Development and Leadership at Argosy University) will be speaking on creative problem solving using an interactive approach with an activity named “Aircraft Investigation Methodology”. Saturday morning, Lisle
Jan. 11. Chicago Coach Federation. 7 Critical Steps to More Clients and Maximum Profits with Michelle Schubnel. DePaul Univ. at the Office Center in Des Plaines.
Jan. 14. STC. Paula Giovacchini of Gio Group, Inc., will speak on “Making Your Work Style Work for You”. Rolling Meadows’ DePaul campus.
Jan. 15. NSA-IL. Is publishing a book one of your goals for 2010? Maybe it should be! Maggiano’s Oak Brook, 10AM-2:30 PM.
Jan. 21. CISPI. Judith Hale is talking about The Politics of Results at PriceWaterhouseCoopers downtown, evening meeting, w/ lite dinner.

Note: all meetings are in the evening unless specifically noted. Go to the organization’s web site for details.