2018 Annual Institute Agenda

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The TOC Annual Institute offers more than 30 learning events and activities spread across three days, designed to help you Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower, & Shine. Download a printable schedule and agenda. Sunday, April 22 2:00pm – 6:00pm                  Annual Institute Registration Desk Open 5:00pm – 6:00pm                  Logistics Volunteers Training Session (James Madison Room) 6:00pm – 8:00pm                  Welcome Reception and First-Timers … Read More

How FEI Strengthens ECQ’s: April Lunch and Learn Event

ChrisContinual Learning, Creativity and Innovation, Developing Others, Human Capital Management, Leadership Development, Technical Credibility, TOC

***NOTE: Due to weather, this program was rescheduled to April 18, 2018*** TOC is experimenting with new ways to bring you more of what you need. After all, our mission is “To provide knowledge and networking forums for the Government learning community to build a highly skilled workforce.” To this end, TOC is proud to present our first Lunch and … Read More

Registration for the Annual Institute is now open!

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Registration for the TOC Annual Institute is now open. Click the button below to register. Even if you are a TOC Registrant, we still need you to register to attend the Annual Institute so we can book the hotel and make the meal arrangements for you. Thank you!   We look forward to seeing you in Virginia Beach, April 22-25, at … Read More

2017 Distinguished Services Awards: Return on Investment

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Category: Return on Investment (ROI) Project Title: Department of Veterans Affairs FAC-COR Level I Training Agency: VA Acquisition Academy Program Management School Program Dates: From: 10/2015 To: 04/2016 Accepting: Keith Newman and Craig Bedard, VA Acquisition Academy Program Management School, Department of Veterans Affairs Briefly state the overall mission of the Nominee’s organization. The Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA) … Read More

2017 Distinguished Services Award: Learning Management Systems

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Category: Learning Management Systems Project Title: Advanced Skills Management (ASM) Integrated Product Team (IPT) Agency: Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport Program Dates: From: 01/2016 To: 12/2016 Accepting: Eric Stoeckel and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Department of Navy Briefly state the overall mission of the Nominee’s organization. The mission of Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport is to … Read More

November Webinar: Have Better Conversations!

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Join us on Tuesday, November 28 at noon EST  for the next TOC webinar: “Conversational Essentials that Ignite SMILES: Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower, and Shine” by our very own Barbara Schaffer. Register now! Thanks to neuroscience research, we know that we possess numerous forms of intelligence. In addition to IQ, EQ, there’s C-IQ — Conversational Intelligence. Great conversations emerge from … Read More

New TOC Registrant Survey


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How many of you complete the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey? According to OPM, it is “a tool that measures employees’ perceptions of whether, and to what extent, conditions characterizing successful organizations are present in their agencies.” Just like the Executive Branch, an organization like TOC has to understand your perceptions about areas critical to our organization. So it’s time once … Read More

TOC Annual Institute

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Mark your calendars for the 2018 Annual Institute. TOC SMILES: Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower, & Shine April 22-25, 2018 at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach,VA Please consider volunteering your time and talent to help plan the 2018 Annual Institute, and contact our Institute Committee Chair: Lin Burton, BOP/ USDOJ, Lin.Burton@USDOJ.gov Program Committee Co-Chair: Susan Stinson, George Mason University, sstinson@gmu.edu … Read More

2017-2018 Program Announcement


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Dear Registrants and Friends of TOC, The Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Executive Board is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2018 Professional Development Program.  Our program year runs September 2017–June 2018. Our theme for this program year is “TOC SMILES: Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower & Shine”. This year the TOC board announced a “Summer Rate” registration discount … Read More