Cascadia Chapter Events

    • Wednesday, June 01, 2022
    • 8:30 AM
    • Thursday, June 02, 2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • Zoom - Access will be provided prior to programs
    • 8
    Register

    Ready to upskill your learning and development competencies? Looking for a way to add value to your organization? The ATD-Cascadia Fundamentals of Training course is a perfect fit for your needs! Fundamentals of Training provides you with an interactive learning experience addressing the core elements of the ADDIE Instructional Design Model. Facilitated by local industry experts, this course blends the foundational tenets of instructional design with current best practices for training delivery and facilitation.

    This course is perfect for:

    • New and aspiring instructional designers and trainers

    • Professionals who are looking to expand their skill set

    • Professionals who train others as a part of their job description


    Session Descriptions

    Course Design

    • Course Development Process
    • Task Analysis
    • Learning Objectives

    Training Methodologies 

    • Training Methods
    • Dale’s Cone of Experience
    • Connecting Training Methodology to Learning Objectives

      Virtual Facilitation Skills 

      • Guidelines for Presenting
      • Presentation Practice

      Learner Analysis

      • Learner Analysis Principles and Processes
      • Integrating Learner Analysis into Design and Development 

      Presentation Skills

      • Guidelines for Effective Virtual Facilitation
      • Practice With Virtual Tools


      Our Instructors


      Dan Vetter, CPLP | Vetter Solutions |Portland, Oregon
      dan@vettersolutions.com

      Dan has over 30 years of industry experience and is the founder of VETTER SOLUTIONS with the motto: Organizations run better with VETTER. After two decades of designing and delivering LIVE training sessions, during the last 10 years, the company has focused on designing and developing custom e-learning courses for a variety of corporate, public and non-profit clients.


      Suzanne Dunn, Ph.D.| Northcentral University

      DrSDunnPhD@gmail.com

      Suzanne Dunn, PhD, is a core part-time professor at Northcentral University and teaches graduate level courses in instructional design, e-learning and global training and development in the School of Education. She has two graduate degrees (Master’s and PhD) in Training and Development plus over 30 years of experience developing talent and designing instruction.

      Dana Pratt | Principal, DCP Training & Talent Development

      Dana Pratt is the Principal of DCP Training & Talent Development.  Prior to launching her own business, she headed up the training and development efforts at New Seasons Market and has led people teams at ODOT, Safeco Insurance and at Macy’s. She began her career in retail management, then transferred her knowledge of store operations and people management to learning and development. Today she’s committed to helping managers improve their results and job satisfaction by supporting, challenging and celebrating their people.


      Marla Turner | Principal Owner of LiT Consulting, Inc.

      Marla Turner, Principal Owner of LiT Consulting, Inc., is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach who has helped hundreds of people embrace and leverage their unique talents through CliftonStrengths. She uses her 20+ years of experience in facilitation and instructional design to create impactful one-on-one coaching experiences and highly interactive team workshops (virtually and in-person). Marla has an M.A. in English literature and has taught writing and literature at the university level. She is a fierce defender of the Oxford comma and applauds those brave souls who dare to use the semicolon.


      Amanda Otto, M.Ed., CAPM

      amandajotto@gmail.com

      Amanda Otto, M.Ed., CAPM, has been in the workplace learning field for 14 years,with experience in financial services, higher education, and technology. She has designed, developed and facilitated a variety of courses for adult learners, including technical skills, soft skills, and supervisor skills, in addition to representing the training function on corporate projects. She currently works at Noom as the CX Learning & Development Team Manager, where she oversees internal training programs, internal content (policies and procedures), and external content (online help articles).

      Program Details

      • Sessions are held virtually over Zoom. Links to the Zoom meeting are sent prior to each session.
      • Because our sessions use all of the interactivity tools available from Zoom, joining the training from a desktop or laptop computer is strongly recommended.
      • Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.

      Universal Access

      ATD Cascadia is committed to providing universal access to all of our participants and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests. Please contact Linda at 503-579-1552 or adminassistant@tdcascadia.org to request accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.


      Additional Information

      • Early bird registration ends May 18, 2022

      • Online registration is available until May 30th. 

      • Discounted registration is available for our partner organizations (ICF, NSA, ODN, SHRM only).

      • Contact the ATD office at 503-579-1552 or Adminassistant@tdcascadia.org for assistance with any of the following: 

        • Multiple registrations

        • Scholarship assistance 

        • Refunds (available only until May 18)

        • Substitutions (allowed at any time; price adjustment for nonmembers)

        • Partial registration (We highly recommend taking all four sessions; however, if you are looking for a refresher, need to make up a session or can only attend one, partial registration may be allowed).


      Recertification Credits

      CPTD (estimated 12 hours)
      CPTDs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by National ATD. Visit the CPTD Website for complete information.

      HRCI and SHRM
      This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertifications credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by either HRCI and SHRM. Visit either site at HRCI website or SHRM website for more information.

      ATD Capability Model

      The ATD Capability Model outlines what practitioners need to know and do to development themselves, others, and their organizations. Participants in the Fundamentals of Training course complete a free self-assessment and learn how to build a custom learning plan for ongoing professional professional development. For more information about the ATD Capability Model, please visit this website

      This course develops Professional Capability in the following areas:

      • Learning Sciences

      • Instructional Design

      • Training Delivery and Facilitation


      • Tuesday, June 21, 2022
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
      Register



      The board meeting is open to any interested person.

      To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

      Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

      Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





      • Monday, June 27, 2022
      • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Lucky Lab on NW Quimby near downtown Portland
      • 20
      Register

      ATD-Cascadia is pleased to announce our first in-person meeting in years! That’s right–real humans and real fun! And rest assured, we are taking appropriate safety precautions.

      We’ll meet in the private room at the Lucky Lab bar on NW Quimby, where the ceilings are tall and the garage-style doors can roll up. First we’ll hold a “success sharing session.” It will be a chance for us to tell one another about our recent projects, tips, and learnings. Did you roll out a new class? Figure out a cool trick? Bring your latest insights.

      In the second half, we’ll enjoy structured networking. Based on our common interests and backgrounds, we’ll gather in small groups to talk shop and make new connections.

      Safety Precautions:

      We are limiting attendance to 20 people (max is 100), spacing the chairs, and requiring everyone to wear a mask. We also canceled the buffet, but drinks and food are available for purchase from the bar.


      Details

      • Check in begins at 6:00 pm 
      • Program begins at 6:15 pm.
      • This is an in person meeting at Lucky Lab on Quimby, 1945 NW Quimby Street, Portland, OR 97209
      • Our Chapter Meetings are a great opportunity to connect with talent development colleagues from across the area as well as to learn something new as each meeting focuses on a different topic related to our profession. Meetings take place the place the third Monday of each month (except December) and are open to members and non-members alike. 


      Additional Registration Details

      • Online registration available until noon the day of the event.
      • Discounted registration is available for our partner organizations (ICF, NSA, ODN, SHRM).
      • Multiple registrations? Contact the office at 503-579-1552 or info@tdcascadia.org.
      • Full stamp card? Email info@tdcascadia.org and request a code to redeem online.
      • Need a refund? For this special event, a full refund is available if you need to stay home due to COVID 19.

      HRCI and SHRM

      This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork. Visit the HRCI recertification webpage or the SHRM recertification webpage for more information.

       Instructional Design, Communication, Consulting & Business Partnering

      • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
      Register



      The board meeting is open to any interested person.

      To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

      Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

      Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





      • Tuesday, August 16, 2022
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
      Register



      The board meeting is open to any interested person.

      To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

      Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

      Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





      • Friday, September 09, 2022
      • Friday, September 30, 2022
      • 4 sessions
      • Zoom - Access will be provided prior to programs
      Register

      Ready to upskill your learning and development competencies? Looking for a way to add value to your organization? The ATD-Cascadia Fundamentals of Training course is a perfect fit for your needs! Fundamentals of Training provides you with an interactive learning experience addressing the core elements of the ADDIE Instructional Design Model. Facilitated by local industry experts, this course blends the foundational tenets of instructional design with current best practices for training delivery and facilitation.

      This course is perfect for:

      • New and aspiring instructional designers and trainers

      • Professionals who are looking to expand their skill set

      • Professionals who train others as a part of their job description


      Session Descriptions

      Course Design  

      • Course Development Process
      • Task Analysis
      • Learning Objectives

      Training Methodologies

      • Training Methods
      • Dale’s Cone of Experience
      • Connecting Training Methodology to Learning Objectives

        Virtual Facilitation Skills

        • Guidelines for Presenting
        • Presentation Practice

        Learner Analysis

        • Learner Analysis Principles and Processes
        • Integrating Learner Analysis into Design and Development

        Presentation Skills

        • Guidelines for Effective Virtual Facilitation
        • Practice With Virtual Tools

        Our Instructors (Details on additional instructors coming soon)


        Dan Vetter, CPLP | Vetter Solutions |Portland, Oregon
        dan@vettersolutions.com

        Dan has over 30 years of industry experience and is the founder of VETTER SOLUTIONS with the motto: Organizations run better with VETTER. After two decades of designing and delivering LIVE training sessions, during the last 10 years, the company has focused on designing and developing custom e-learning courses for a variety of corporate, public and non-profit clients.


        Program Details

        • Sessions are held virtually over Zoom. Links to the Zoom meeting are sent prior to each session.
        • Because our sessions use all of the interactivity tools available from Zoom, joining the training from a desktop or laptop computer is strongly recommended.
        • Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.

        Universal Access

        ATD Cascadia is committed to providing universal access to all of our participants and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests. Please contact Linda at 503-579-1552 or adminassistant@tdcascadia.org to request accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.


        Additional Information

        • Early bird registration ends August 26, 2022

        • Online registration is available until September 6th.. 

        • Discounted registration is available for our partner organizations (ICF, NSA, ODN, SHRM only).

        • Contact the ATD office at 503-579-1552 or Adminassistant@tdcascadia.org for assistance with any of the following: 

          • Multiple registrations

          • Scholarship assistance 

          • Refunds (available only until September 2nd)

          • Substitutions (allowed at any time; price adjustment for nonmembers)

          • Partial registration (We highly recommend taking all four sessions; however, if you are looking for a refresher, need to make up a session or can only attend one, partial registration may be allowed).


        Recertification Credits

        CPTD (estimated 12 hours)
        CPTDs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by National ATD. Visit the CPTD Website for complete information.

        HRCI and SHRM
        This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertifications credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by either HRCI and SHRM. Visit either site at HRCI website or SHRM website for more information.

        ATD Capability Model

        The ATD Capability Model outlines what practitioners need to know and do to development themselves, others, and their organizations. Participants in the Fundamentals of Training course complete a free self-assessment and learn how to build a custom learning plan for ongoing professional professional development. For more information about the ATD Capability Model, please visit this website

        This course develops Professional Capability in the following areas:

        • Learning Sciences

        • Instructional Design

        • Training Delivery and Facilitation


        • Tuesday, September 20, 2022
        • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
        Register



        The board meeting is open to any interested person.

        To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

        Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

        Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





        • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
        • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
        Register



        The board meeting is open to any interested person.

        To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

        Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

        Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





        • Tuesday, November 15, 2022
        • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        • Zoom - Zoom access will be provided in your confirmation email
        Register



        The board meeting is open to any interested person.

        To see previous agendas, minutes and handouts, click here.

        Please indicate your interest in attending by registering in advance.

        Please note that the meeting location may either be in a secure building where you will need to receive instructions prior to the meeting to gain access.  Or, this will be a Zoom session and access will need to be given.





      Past events

      Monday, May 23, 2022 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Action Maps for Better Training
      Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting - May 2022
      Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Fundamentals of Training - 4 mornings in May (Special Engagement)
      Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Gamified Learning - The Future Trend
      Monday, April 25, 2022 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Leadership Stories
      Thursday, April 21, 2022 Leveraging Your Talents: A CliftonStrengths Workshop
      Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting - April 2022
      Monday, April 18, 2022 ATD - Cascadia Chapter Orientation
      Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Fundamentals of Training - 4 mornings in April
      Tuesday, April 05, 2022 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, March 28, 2022 Seriously Cool Game Night
      Sunday, March 20, 2022 CPTD Study Group in Partnership with ATD Puget Sound (Seattle)
      Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting - March 2022
      Monday, February 28, 2022 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Developing FEARlessness in the Workplace
      Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Communities in Practice (CIP) e-Learning with Rise
      Thursday, February 17, 2022 Resilience in Uncertain Times - A Panel Discussion
      Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting - February 2022
      Thursday, February 10, 2022 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour
      Friday, January 28, 2022 State of the Industry and The Great Resignation – Workforce Insights (Afternoon Session)
      Friday, January 28, 2022 State of the Industry and The Great Resignation – Workforce Insights (Morning Session)
      Monday, January 24, 2022 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Top Strategies for Teaching Software
      Wednesday, January 19, 2022 ATD - Cascadia Chapter Orientation
      Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting - January 2022
      Tuesday, December 14, 2021 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour "Holiday Blend"
      Wednesday, December 08, 2021 Communities in Practice (CIP) Pilot: Storyboarding for Rapid Development (3rd Session)
      Monday, November 15, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Annual Celebration
      Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Communities in Practice (CIP) Pilot: Storyboarding for Rapid Development (2nd Session)
      Thursday, October 28, 2021 Fundamentals of Training - 2 Days in October
      Tuesday, October 26, 2021 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, October 18, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Building Personal Resilience for Talent Development Professionals
      Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Communities in Practice (CIP) Pilot: Storyboarding for Rapid Development
      Monday, September 20, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Involving Learners in Your Design Process
      Monday, September 20, 2021 Coaching Tools to Liberate & Empower
      Thursday, August 26, 2021 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour
      Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Fundamentals of Training - 4 mornings in August
      Monday, August 16, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Action Maps for Better Training
      Thursday, July 29, 2021 ATD Cascadia Happy Hour
      Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Certificate in Project Management for HR and Training Professionals
      Monday, July 19, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Strategies for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
      Tuesday, June 22, 2021 ATD Cascadia Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, June 21, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Leveraging Animation in Your e-Learning
      Thursday, June 17, 2021 Fundamentals of Training - 2 Days in June
      Thursday, June 10, 2021 ATD Cascadia Happy Hour
      Monday, June 07, 2021 Meeting Your Needs for the Future of Work – ATD Talent Development Capability Model – Your Blueprint for Success Part II
      Thursday, May 27, 2021 ATD Cascadia Happy Hour
      Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Certificate in Strategic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
      Monday, May 17, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Growing the Growth Mindset
      Monday, May 10, 2021 Unleash Your Potential with the ATD Talent Development Capability Model – Your Blueprint for Success - Part I
      Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Thursday, April 22, 2021 eLearning SIG: How can you incorporate L&D into your field?
      Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Articulate Storyline: Virtual Bootcamp with Kevin Siegel
      Monday, April 19, 2021 Monthly Chapter Meeting - Find the Energy to Influence
      Thursday, March 25, 2021 eLearning SIG: Determine your L&D Career Path
      Monday, March 15, 2021 March Chapter Meeting: The Cultural Impact of an Adaptive Learning Assessment
      Thursday, February 25, 2021 eLearning SIG: Online Training in PowerPoint
      Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Thursday, February 18, 2021 ATD Cascadia Happy Hour
      Monday, February 15, 2021 February Chapter Meeting: Saying "Yes" in a World Gone Virtual
      Thursday, February 04, 2021 Fundamentals of Training - Two Days (Feb 4th & 5th)
      Thursday, January 28, 2021 State of the Industry Report: Exploring the Intersections of the Next Normal (Evening Session)
      Thursday, January 28, 2021 State of the Industry Report: Exploring the Intersections of the Next Normal (Morning Session)
      Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, January 25, 2021 January Chapter Meeting: Take control of your career (note date change)
      Thursday, January 21, 2021 eLearning SIG: eLearning SIG: Go Pitch Yourself! Panel
      Thursday, December 10, 2020 eLearning SIG: Designing for Accessibility, Learning for All!
      Tuesday, December 01, 2020 Captivate Virtual Bootcamp with Kevin Siegel
      Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, November 16, 2020 November Chapter Meeting: Annual Member Meeting
      Thursday, November 12, 2020 ATD Cascadia Happy Hour
      Thursday, November 12, 2020 The Cost of Talent Development Programs: What is the Real ROI?
      Tuesday, November 03, 2020 Fundamentals of Training - Two Days (Nov 3rd and 4th)
      Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Thursday, October 22, 2020 Adaptive Leadership: Taking Your Organization to the Learning Edge
      Monday, October 19, 2020 AI and Talent Development--What's Practical?
      Thursday, September 24, 2020 eLearning SIG: Design for Cognitive Bias
      Thursday, September 24, 2020 Creative Problem Solving for T&D Professionals
      Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, September 21, 2020 September Chapter Meeting: Getting Started with the ATD Capability Model
      Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Training to Empower: Managing Power Dynamics as a Facilitator
      Friday, September 11, 2020 Fundamentals of Training - Fridays, September 11-October 2
      Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Monday, August 17, 2020 August Chapter Meeting: Panel of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion experts
      Thursday, July 30, 2020 Performance Consulting – Partnering to Create Lasting Results (Day 2 of 2 day program)
      Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Thursday, July 23, 2020 Performance Consulting – Partnering to Create Lasting Results (Day 1 of a 2 day program)
      Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Articulate Storyline: Virtual Bootcamp with Kevin Siegel
      Monday, July 20, 2020 July Chapter Meeting: ATD Conference Snapshots
      Thursday, June 25, 2020 eLearning SIG ~ Convert Classroom Training to Virtual
      Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Eugene SIG: State of the Industry Report
      Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Virtual Coffee Hour
      Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Board of Directors - Test Event
      Monday, June 15, 2020 June Chapter Meeting: Best Online Activities
      Friday, June 05, 2020 Fundamentals of Training - 4 Fridays in June!
      Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Spring Gala

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