June Annual Awards Event

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

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

TOC Spring Networking

Chris King

The TOC Annual Institute is right around the corner and what way to kick off our 80th year anniversary celebration then by attending our quarterly networking event at the City Club of Washington. Join us on Wednesday, April 17th from 5pm – 8pm as we connect, collaborate and get ready for a great time in Norfolk, VA. All TOC registrants … Read More

TOCAI19: Know Before You Go!

Chris KingAnnual Institute, TOCAI 2019, Uncategorized

Hello TOC! We are just days away from the 2019 Annual Institute (AI) in Norfolk, Virginia. Below are a few “Know Before You Go” reminders. Hotel –Norfolk Waterside Marriott 235 East Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510. Driving Directions. Parking – parking is covered by TOC in the parking deck located on the corner of Atlantic & Main Streets across from … Read More

Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

Chris King

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Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical tips on how … Read More

Pre-Institute Workshops at TOCAI19

Chris KingAnnual Institute, Creativity and Innovation, Developing Others, ECQ 1: Leading Change, ECQ 2: Leading People, ECQ 5: Building Coalitions, External Awareness, Flexibility, Influencing/Negotiating, Team Building, TOCAI 2019

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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  workshops that will prepare you for your future. We are offering these dynamic, in-depth learning opportunities as a pilot program to gauge your need … Read More