Upcoming 2019 Member Meetings 
(Subject to change. Check back as the meeting date approaches.) 

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Bettendorf, IA 52722


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Upcoming events

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Community Health Care, 2750 11th Street, Rock Island, IL


    Part III of the Shaping Up Series

    You've designed and facilitated your training and you feel pretty good about it.  That said, how do you know it was effective?  Assessing training initiatives for effectiveness, evaluating learning outcomes, and demonstrating ROI are all essential skills for Training Professionals.  Join us for an overview of techniques, approaches, and tools to help assess and report on the effectiveness of your initiatives.


    Presenter Bio:

    Jon Sexton serves as the Senior Vice President of Culture and Leadership Development at Vibrant Credit Union. In his role, Jon focuses on facilitating employee engagement initiatives, developing unique leadership development programs, and sustaining Vibrant’s surprisingly different work culture. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Sexton facilitates workshops and trainings to help team members understand how to tap into their natural talents. He also provides executive coaching for leaders to help them identify and leverage the strengths of their teams in order to ensure that staff have an opportunity to do what they do best everyday. Sexton spent ten years in Higher Education at the University of Iowa (where he earned a Masters in Student Development and a PhD in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies) and Grinnell College prior to being drawn to Vibrant’s unique culture and the organization's stated desire to create impactful learning and development opportunities for their dynamic staff.

    Thursday, November 7th
    Noon - 1:30 PM
    (Lunch provided)

    Community Health Care, Inc.
    2750 11th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201


    Are you a PowerMember? If not, you're missing out! 

    Promote your organization and gain exposure to the Quad City network of ATDMVC learning professionals. Sponsor an event to share your company's information and marketing materials with all of our members.

    Contact us today for more information!

    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • The Phoenix Restaurant, 111 W 2nd St., Davenport, Ia

    Save the Date:

    The Association of Talent Development - Mississippi Valley Chapter would like to invite you to our End of the Year Celebration!

    We will gather from 4:30-6:30 pm on Thursday December 12th at The Phoenix restaurant in downtown Davenport.

    Hot appetizers will be provided at no cost! 

    We welcome all chapter members, local National ATD members and anyone in the area interested in meeting an engaging group of professionals who love to talk about people development!

    This event will be sponsored by Instructure out of Chicago and feature a short demonstration/presentation regarding their Bridge software.  Bridge helps employees develop relationships, develop skills and grow their career.  The demonstration on employees drives will involve some audience participation.

    We look forward to seeing as many local Talent Development professionals as possible at this celebration!  Who else better than your professional colleagues to appreciate all that you do throughout the year!

    Thursday, December 12th
    4:30 - 6:30 PM
    (Hot Appetizers Provided)

    The Phoenix Restaurant
    111 W 2nd St - Davenport, IA 52801


    Are you a PowerMember? If not, you're missing out! 

    Promote your organization and gain exposure to the Quad City network of ATDMVC learning professionals. Sponsor an event to share your company's information and marketing materials with all of our members.

    Contact us today for more information!

Past events

03 Oct 2019 Sculpting a Training to meet Your Learners' Needs
05 Sep 2019 Assessing Your Training Needs
04 Apr 2019 Webinar - Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go
14 Mar 2019 Training to Individual Communication Styles
06 Feb 2019 Designing for the Learner
12 Dec 2018 Annual Social & Membership Drive
15 Nov 2018 ATDMVC 2018 Fall Conference
30 Aug 2018 Webinar - 5 Simple Principals of Explanation
15 Aug 2018 Webinar - 5 Simple Principals of Explanation
06 Jun 2018 Webinar - Venue Matters: Weighing Costs of Training in a Virtual vs. Real World
08 May 2018 Webinar – Removing Communication Barriers
03 May 2018 Networking Happy Hour
25 Apr 2018 Webinar – Analysis of Training Programs & Talent Development Initiatives
07 Mar 2018 Networking Breakfast - Conversation Walls
06 Feb 2018 Webinar – Effective Online Instructional Design Techniques
16 Nov 2017 Emotional Intelligence and Engagement: The Key Connection
18 Oct 2017 Are You Prepared to Flip It? Techniques for Flipping Your Classroom
20 Sep 2017 Strategically Planning Your Career
25 Aug 2017 ATDMVC FREE Social Soiree
22 Jun 2017 10 Questions To Ask Your Stakeholders
18 May 2017 Don't gamble with your training!
20 Apr 2017 Creating Positive Work Culture
16 Mar 2017 Learning on the GO!!!
16 Feb 2017 A Product of our Past: Bridging the Generation Gap
24 Jan 2017 Learning, Longevity, and Loyalty
13 Nov 2016 ATD Regional Conference - Midwest Chapters
19 Oct 2016 Executive Coaching
21 Sep 2016 Getting Your Audience to Participate
20 Jul 2016 ATD Monthly Event - The Evolution of Business Partnering
15 Jun 2016 Outfit Your Training with Big Game Skills to Snare Every Learner!
18 May 2016 Learner Motivation
20 Apr 2016 Technical Skills Assessment: Focused Development Investment for Greatest Impact
16 Mar 2016 Don't Blow Your Budget - Tools for Training
17 Feb 2016 Creating Successful Onboarding Programs
10 Dec 2015 Leadership Means Leading Change
12 Nov 2015 Simulation Strategies to Increase Learner Retention
15 Oct 2015 How to utilize Microsoft products to boost your career & training programs
17 Sep 2015 Tell More, Do More. Presented by Rick E. Davis
11 Jun 2015 What are they thinking? Understanding generational differences in the workforce.
14 May 2015 Beyond Luck
16 Apr 2015 The Mentally Strong Leader
12 Mar 2015 Put the Tech in your Training
12 Feb 2015 Managing Organizational Change
10 Dec 2014 Holiday Networking
12 Nov 2014 Selling Training: How to Sell Training to your Organization
21 Oct 2014 Twin Cities Chapter - Learning that Counts
08 Oct 2014 Empowering Through Training
10 Sep 2014 Team Building
13 Aug 2014 Train the Trainer Workshop
09 Jul 2014 Introduction to Learning Management Systems
11 Jun 2014 Training Multiple Learning Levels
14 May 2014 Identifying Talent and Leadership
15 Apr 2014 1/2 Day Seminar: Six Sigma & Social Capitol/Networking
12 Mar 2014 Part 2 of 2: Training Curriculum Effectively
12 Feb 2014 Part 1 of 2: Needs Assessment & Developing Curriculum
11 Dec 2013 Lead with Laughter
13 Nov 2013 Driving Talent Development
09 Oct 2013 Using Questions to Engage and Educate
11 Sep 2013 Successful Mentoring Programs
10 Jul 2013 Networking Summer “Picnic”
12 Jun 2013 Webinars – the good, the bad, the ugly
08 May 2013 Dealing with Difficult Personalities
11 Apr 2013 Aligning Training to Corporate Objectives
13 Mar 2013 Fair Play...Are You Informed?
13 Feb 2013 The Art of Audience Interaction
12 Dec 2012 The Gift of Training!
14 Nov 2012 OnBoarding
10 Oct 2012 A Boss Knows How. A Leader Shows How. Be a Leader…
12 Sep 2012 Training at a Distance: Online and Blended Learning (Please note: New Location!)
11 Jul 2012 Measuring Impact of Leadership Development
13 Jun 2012 Employee Re-Engagement and Recognition Strategies
16 May 2012 The Art of Training! A MVCASTD May Social Event
11 Apr 2012 Training on a Shoestring - April 11, 2012 MVCASTD Meeting
14 Mar 2012 March MVC ASTD Meeting
08 Feb 2012 February 8 Chapter Meeting - Tailgating
14 Dec 2011 December 14 Chapter Meeting - Strategic Thinking presented by Dan Block, TeamBuilding Blocks
08 Dec 2011 Heart of Illinois Chapter ELW Event!
05 Dec 2011 National ASTD Employee Learning Week!
15 Nov 2011 Member Barry T Murchie Invitation to all MVCASTD Members!
14 Nov 2011 Twin Cities Chapter Hosts Regional Conference
09 Nov 2011 November 9 Chapter Meeting - Training for the Seasons presented by Dan Whitley
12 Oct 2011 Discover the New World of Training in 2011 - MVCASTD Fall Conference
10 Aug 2011 It's Summer! We take a break in August. See you in September!
13 Jul 2011 July 13 Chapter Meeting - Simple Ways to Engage 1 to 100! presented by Nicole Martin -- Note DHCU location in Moline
08 Jun 2011 June 8 Chapter Meeting - Podcasts presented by Kim Lazenby -- Meetings are FREE for first-time guests
11 May 2011 May 11 Chapter Meeting - Employee Engagement at John Deere -- Meetings are FREE for first-time guests of members
28 Apr 2011 Minute to Win It Social - Free!! to MVC-ASTD Members & Guests
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