And the #TOCAI24 Theme is…

LanieraTOCAI 2024, Uncategorized

Thank you to all who got creative and submitted a theme for our 2024 Annual Institute Theme Contest. There were many great options – it was so difficult to choose that we combined 2 winning ideas! We are happy to announce the winners of the theme contest for the AI, April 28 – May 1, 2024, are Wayne Ross and … Read More

Annual Institute Call for Proposals


Do you have experience and expertise that could benefit your colleagues? Why not share them with your peers as a presenter at TOC’s Annual Institute? We invite you to share with the TOC community your experiences, tools, skills, and insights on relevant topics in training and human capital in the federal government. The Annual Institute Program Committee invites you to … Read More

2024 Distinguished Service Awards

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The nomination window for The Annual TOC Distinguished Service Awards Program is now closed! Decades ago, TOC launched the Annual Distinguished Service Awards Program to recognize training practitioners who’ve created remarkable programs, products, and services within the Federal training community. Every year, the excitement of the program — and the stiffness of the competition — has grown. The Annual TOC … Read More

TOC Learning & Development Skills Academy

LanieraLeadership Development, Uncategorized

We are committed to offering premier professional development opportunities to our registrants, which include trainers, educators, learning executives, and human resource development specialists in the Federal government. This year, TOC is piloting an L&D skills academy as premium content to a limited number of registrants to develop their skills and L&D-specific capabilities. TOC is in search of a vendor to … Read More

What’s Our Theme? 2024 Annual Institute Theme Contest

LanieraTOC Community, TOCAI 2024, Uncategorized

TOC takes Philly! We are excited to announce the 2024 Annual Institute, led by Denise Madaras, chair and Kelly Gerstenberg, vice-chair, will be held in Philadelphia, PA! Each year we have a theme for our Annual Institute, which we use as a basis to select our keynote speakers, inspire our presenters, and connect with our registrants. Continuing for the third year, … Read More

A Letter From Our Chair


Dear Training Officers Consortium Community, I am excited to send this letter as the newly appointed Chair of the TOC Executive Board. I have served on the Board in various positions for the past six years and am honored to take on this new responsibility. My main objective for this year is to lead a large change effort to shape … Read More

Welcoming New Board Members


We’re excited to welcome new Board Members to the TOC team! As a volunteer organization, we are thrilled to have new Board Members who are dedicated to moving our mission forward. We are confident they will bring value to our organization. Meet our newest Board Members below: Kelly Gerstenberg, Justin Hasty, Denise Madaras, Amy Neubelt, and Deadra Welcome! You don’t … Read More

A Warm Welcome!


The TOC Executive Board is excited to welcome Shawnree Baker and Jerry Bolling to the Board! Shawnree is joining us to assist with general board responsibilities. Jerry Bolling has been elected to serve as our Treasurer Read more about Shawnree and Jerry below! Shawnree Baker Shawnree Baker is a Business Development Manager at Graduate School USA. “When I think back … Read More

Meet our Sponsor: Graduate School USA!

LanieraSponsorship, TOCAI 2023, Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce our 2022-2023 partnership with Graduate School USA! As a program year sponsor, you can expect to see them throughout the program year and during the 2023 Annual Institute. Graduate School USA is also the 2023 Annual Institute Diamond exclusive sponsor! We are excited to work with Graduate School USA to bring more value to our … Read More

Announcing the 2023 Annual Institute Theme

LanieraTOCAI 2023, Uncategorized

We appreciate the 14 individuals who submitted creative, abstract, and seriously great theme ideas for the 2023 Annual Institute! There were so many good ones – it was certainly hard to choose! However, the Board was able to narrow it down to one winning idea: Catch the Wave! From Training to Transforming: How We Can More Profoundly Serve, submitted by … Read More