TOC Annual Institute: Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors Now Open

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The 2018 TOC Annual Institute Committee is happy to announce the opening of the Call for Sponsors and the Call for Exhibitors. Every year, we gather for a 3-day learning event focused on solving some of the toughest challenges in government for Learning and Development and Human Capital practitioners. We bring together Learning Officers from more than 70 Federal department/agencies, along … Read More

2018 Annual Institute Call for Proposals Opens Today!

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The Annual Institute Program Committee invites you to share tools, skills, and insights on the most timely and relevant topics regarding training in the federal government by submitting a proposal to present at the 2018 Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute. This professional development conference will be held April 22-25, 2018 in Virginia Beach, VA at the Founder’s Inn. Click the … 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!

TOCECQ 5: Building Coalitions, Influencing/Negotiating, Online Events, Oral Communication

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, Program Committee Co-Chair: Susan Stinson, George Mason University, … 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

Special Summer Early Bird Registration


TOC is pleased to offer special savings on your annual registration. You will be able to register for the 2017‐2018 program year for the same Early Bird Special offered in 2016! Register now for $1425. Join TOC This price is valid from May 15 ‐ August 31, 2017. Take Advantage of this special TOC Summer Registration Rate! On September 1, 2017, … Read More