ASTDps Wins Chapter Excellence Award from ASTD
Group recognized for achievement in membership growth
Seattle, WA, May 19, 2013 – The ASTDps chapter of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) was presented a Chapter Excellence Award by the national association during the ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition, held recently in Dallas, TX.
The chapter won the award for Excellence in Membership Growth.
“Our chapters are important partners in ASTD’s mission to empower professionals to develop knowledge and skills successfully,” says Jennifer Homer, ASTD’s VP of Communications and Career Development. “The impact they have in their local communities and in support of the training and development profession is impressive. Winning a Chapter Excellence Award is proof of the hard work and dedication of our local chapters and volunteer leaders.”
The ASTD Chapter Excellence Awards recognize chapters that have achieved excellence in three key areas of chapter development: strategic partnership, joint chapter-national membership growth and the advancement of the profession through CPLP. CPLP is the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance credential, the professional credential for the training and development field. Winning chapters receive a $1,000 cash award from the national organization.
ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. In more than 100 countries, ASTD’s members work in organizations of all sizes, in the private and public sectors, as independent consultants, and as suppliers. Members connect locally in more than 120 U.S. chapters and with 15 international partners. ASTD started in 1943 and in recent years has widened the profession’s focus to align learning and performance to organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues. For more information, visit www.astd.org.