Ten monthly lectures and workshops, along with ten one-hour webinars, featuring specialists in human resource development, education, technology, economics, business, political science, and personal development.

TOC Professional Development Programs 2017-2018

Program Date Speaker Presentation Title Connection to Annual Institute Theme/Subthemes
September 12
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Dr. Carolyn C.W. Hines, C&W Associates, Inc. From Peer to Leader: Successfully Navigating the Transition Lead and Shine

OPM Competencies: Continual Learning, Leading Change (flexibility, resilience, vision), Leading People (developing others)

September 26
Webinar
Deb Schweikert, FDIC The Search for Yoda – My Mentor You Will Be? Succeed, Empower, and Shine

OPM Competencies: Continual Learning, Leading Change (creativity and innovation), Results Driven (accountability), Business Acumen (Human Capital Management)

October 11 (shifted to Wednesday because of Columbus Day)
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Debra Burton Brown, CompanyByDesign Leveraging The Power Of Your Network Motivate and Empower

OPM Competencies: Leading Change (external awareness, strategic thinking), Results Driven (customer service, technical credibility), Business Acumen (human capital management), Building Coalitions (partnering)

October 24
Webinar
John Kolm, Team Results USA What Can Trainers Learn From A Cartoonist? Motivate, Inspire, Empower, Shine

OPM Competencies: Leading Change (creativity and innovation, resilience, vision), Results Driven (problem solving), Building Coalitions (partnering)

November 14
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
 John W. Gill, Office of Personnel Management  The Federal HR Institute: What Can It Offer You! Motivate and Empower

OPM Competencies: Leading Change (external awareness, strategic thinking), Results Driven (customer service, technical credibility), Business Acumen (human capital management), Building Coalitions (partnering)

November 28
Webinar
Barbara Schaffer, Barbara Schaffer Consulting  Conversational Essentials That Ignite TOC SMILES: Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower & Shine
December 12
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Dianne Sutton and TOC Registrants  Ode to Agnes: A Celebration of the TOC Days
[No Webinar in December]
January 9
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D., The Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University  The Fast-Changing Political Environment
January 23
Webinar
 TBA  Are You Ready for Leadership?
February13
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Wanda Smith-Gispert, MGM Resorts  Talent and Workforce Development at MGM
February 27
Webinar
Steve Dobberowsky, Cornerstone OnDemand  How to Engage and Retain the Best and Brightest
March 13
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Federal Academic Alliance Panel: (Panelists TBA)  University Alliances with the Federal Government: The Learning Model in Higher Education and the Impact on the Federal Workforce
March 27
Webinar
 TBA   Getting Ready for the Annual Institute:  What Is a Tweet on Twitter?
April 10
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Federal Academic Alliance Panel: (Panelists TBA)  Real Talk: What Does It Take To Be a CLO
April 22-25 TOC Annual Institute (no webinar in April)
May 8
Ft. McNair Lunch Program
Paul Meshanko, Legacy Business Cultures  Managing Change
May 22
Webinar
James Wilkerson, Wells Fargo Social Media Smarts: How Your Social Media Presence Impacts Your Professional Persona
June 12
TOC Annual Awards Program
June 26
Webinar
TBA
July 24
Webinar
 TBA

WEBINAR TIME: 12:00 noon to 1:00pm. Please register by following the links to the registration site.

LUNCH PROGRAM TIME: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please be seated promptly at 11:45 a.m.PLACE: Fort Leslie J. McNair Officers’ Club. 4th Streets, S.W., Washington, D.C. For directions, click here. Note that the nearest Metro station is Waterfront on the Green Line, which is 1 mile from the Officers’ Club. Allow 20 minutes for the walk.

COST: $40 for 2017 – 2018 Professional Development Program registration.

TO RESERVE: If you have not registered for 2017 – 2018, call the TOC Information Line (202) 973-8683, or email info@trainingofficers.org to reserve a place for this month’s program.

PARKING: There is parking in the lot near the tennis court. Please do not park on the grass near the river unless directed by TOC Board members. If you arrive and see orange cones in the Officers Club parking lot, please feel free to move them and park.

REMINDER: Programs are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month except no programs are held in the months of July and August. When a Federal Holiday falls on the Monday before our regular meeting, our we meet on the second Wednesday of the month.

If you are not a holder of military or Federal government identification (CAC Card or PIV Card), you must complete a form for access to Ft. Meyer. See the information on this page for more information on how to do this.