Connecting Strengths to Concrete Career Development

Chris King

Adelle Dantzler

Using assessment tools to explore innovative ways to focus an employee on their career path, plan for developmental strategies, focus their job search on a position/industry, and to use strengths for various career documents, along with a larger discussion on how to get management buy-in to the introduction and adoption of team assessment tools in an agency.

TOCAI19 Registration Now Open

Chris KingUncategorized

We’re excited to celebrate 80 years of the Training Officers Consortium at our 2019 Annual Institute! We have lined up three amazing days full of important content and learning opportunities, thoughtful keynotes, networking with your peers, and fun with a purpose. Join us in Norfolk, VA to put an important capstone on your professional development journey. Even if you are a … Read More

TOCAI Call for Proposals Deadline Extended

Chris KingAnnual Institute, TOCAI 2019, TOCAI 2019

Have you submitted your proposal for #TOCAI19? The 2019 TOC Annual Institute Program Committee has received 27 proposals to date, with room for more Concurrent Speaker slots!  This includes five proposals from Federal speakers, four from universities, and the remainder from industry practitioners. Help us provide a balanced, content-rich slate of speakers & learning track topics!  Currently, there are 7 … Read More

Webinar: Share your Secret Sauce By Submitting Successful Speaking Proposals

Chris King

Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] Remember that last time you had a great feeling at the end of a project? Do you have a great story to tell about overcoming the odds to deliver a course? Do you have some secret sauce that will help others be successful? There is someone, somewhere … Read More

TOCAI19 Registration Now Open

Chris KingAnnual Institute, TOCAI 2019

Registration for the TOC Annual Institute is now open. Click the button below to register. Even if you are already 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 Norfolk, April 28 – … Read More

The State of the Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2019 and Beyond

Chris King

With the swirl of headlines and the churn among senior political appointees across all Departments and Agencies, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their work and striving towards achieving their agency’s mission.  Federal employees must remain apolitical at work, but certainly the changing political landscape can impact them in their day to day. 

Connect and Collaborate, 2018 Holiday Edition

Chris King

TOC’s vision is to be the premier network of skilled government learning leaders. Connect and Collaborate events serve to realize that vision and build a stronger community of Training Officers.

Webinar: Confessions of a Millennial in the Federal Government

Chris King

Millennials taking a selfie

Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] People tend to think selfies, Snapchat, Instagram, instant promotion expectations, constant need for feedback and immediacy when they think about millennials. There might be some research out there that supports some of those views. However, we also know that technology is having a big impact on the … Read More

Connect and Collaborate at TOC’s Holiday Networking Social Event, December 11 6pm

Chris KingFundamental Competencies, Interpersonal Skills, TOC

TOC’s vision is to be the premier network of skilled government learning leaders. To that end, please join us for a Connect and Collaborate event, TOC’s Holiday Networking Social gathering at The City Club of Washington, DC on December 11, 2018, from 6-8pm. There will be light appetizers, a cash bar, and many of your colleagues and friends.