2019 TOC Distinguished Service Award Winner Series: NATO

Chris King

This year, TOC was proud to award North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for its work on its development of the Protection of Civilians Virtual Reality Simulator. Its innovative development and design won the 2019 TOC’s Distinguished Service Award for Training Design and Development. In this webinar, join Tony Icaya, a NATO subject matter expert who helped build the tool, in … Read More

2019-20 Professional Development Program Announcement

Chris KingTOC, TOC Board

Dear Registrants and Friends of TOC, The Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Executive Board is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2019-2020 Professional Development Program.  Remember, TOC is a professional development program catering to HR professionals and learning leaders.  TOC is NOT a conference or membership organization. Our program year runs September 2019-June 2020. Our theme for this … Read More

Annual TOC Distinguished Service Awards

Chris King

Training Officers Consortium Logo

The Training Officers Consortium Distinguished Service Awards Program was launched by the Training Officers Consortium in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals making significant contributions to the Federal training community in the field of human resource development (training, education, and development). Awards are given in the following categories: Leadership Development: Presented to an individual, team or … Read More

TOC Award Winners, Where Are They Now?

Chris King

Register now and join us Tuesday, May 28th at 12:00pm as we catch up with past TOC Distinguished Service Award winners. TOC Executive Board member and Awards Committee Chair Shanda Adams will discuss the various awards TOC gives to distinguished winners. She’ll introduce you to a few previous award winners and ask them to talk about their winning projects. They … Read More

Sad News

Chris KingTOC

Al Tyree

Dear TOC Registrants, It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of the passing of our long time Board Member, Al Tyree.  Al transitioned on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Denver, CO.  Al served as Vice President of Business Relations and Learning Solutions at the Graduate School USA and also on the TOC Executive Board.  Over the past 20 years … Read More

Passing the Baton: Building Momentum in Your Trenches

Chris King

Jane O. Smit Headshot in a Red Jacket

The burdens and blessings of leading (and following) are magnified during times of stress. How do you get your reports to take on more initiative and responsibility in the office and in their lives? Is the victim mode alive and well at your agency? According to Michael Maccoby, the people who will help you succeed aren’t all just like you … Read More

2019 TOC Annual Institute

Chris King

April 28 – May 1, 2019 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk,VA 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!

TOCAI19 Pre-Institute Workshops

Chris King

We are excited to pilot pre-Institute workshops for the 2019 Annual Institute. Our 80th year program theme continues as we are “Learning from our past. Leading into your future.” Join us for one of two free pre-conference workshops that will prepare you for your future. Workshops will be help on Sunday, April 28 and begin promptly at 1pm. You must … Read More

Webinar: 2019 Annual Institute Preview

Chris King

Have you been to a conference and wondered what the sessions would be like? What if you could get a preview of some of the topics ahead of time? The 2019 TOC Annual Institute is upon us — 3 days of networking with peers and learning best practices, case studies, and tools available to Federal Learning & Development and Human … Read More