Professional Etiquette in a Virtual World

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. Download the slide deck. (PDF) We’ve all been thrown into the virtual meeting world, ready or not. But what does virtual professional etiquette look like? Rather than figure this out through trial and error, we’re going to review some good ideas with TOC Registrant Dina Nance. The problem this workshop will solve is the unprofessional, unorganized and … Read More

TOC 65th Annual Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

Chris TOC Awards

Watch the recording. TOC is pleased to announce the 65th Annual Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony. The awards program was launched in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals, teams or agencies making significant contributions to the Federal training community. The 65th Annual Awards Ceremony was held virtually on September 15, 2020 from 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. … Read More

Webinar: The Art and Science of the Virtual Classroom: A Deep Dive into Logistics and Facilitation

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. In a previous webinar (recording available here), we explored six key principles of successfully designing for any virtual classroom platform and a blueprint for adapting traditional classroom methodologies for live, online instruction. During this session, in partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand, we will take a closer look at two of the critical elements of the ILT to virtual … Read More

Webinar: Tips for Converting ILT to Virtual Classroom Delivery

Chris Webinar

Due to the high demand for this webinar, TOC worked with partner Cornerstone On Demand to host the event on the Cornerstone webinar platform. Thank you, Cornerstone! Watch the Recording on the Cornerstone OnDemand website. Download the handout. [PDF] “Deliver that training online!” It’s easy for your boss (or their boss) to say that, but successfully converting classroom training to … Read More

Webinar: Building the Business Case for Learning and Development

Chris Webinar

Watch the Recording. It can be challenging to gain executive buy-in for an investment in talent management process and technology improvements, especially when the return may not be immediately measurable or apparent. This can be especially frustrating when the cost of doing nothing – which may be greater than the initial investment – goes unrecognized. The key is to present … Read More

The Current State of Congress

Chris Professional Development Program

In this Professional Development Session, join Dr. Joshua Huder, Senior Fellow of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, as he discusses Congress, the presidency, its effects on the Federal workforce and American politics in 2019 and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond. This session promises to very informative, engaging and top of mind for many Federal employees as … Read More

CLO Panel: The State of Federal Training

Chris Professional Development Program

A Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is the highest-ranking corporate officer in charge of learning management.  CLOs may be experts in corporate or personal training, with degrees in education, instructional design, business or similar fields. The TOC Professional Development Program on Tuesday, November 12, featured three Federal CLOs: Mark Kern, Federal Trade Commission Dustin Norwood, US Patent and Trade Office Suzannah … Read More

Webinar: 2018 TOC Distinguished Service Award Winners, where are they now?

Chris Webinar

Webinar banner: 2018 TOC Award Winners, Where are they now

Click here to watch the recording. View all of the recent Distinguished Service Award winners on the TOC Award Winners page. TOC Awards Committee Co-Chair Shanda Adams discusses the various awards TOC gives to distinguished winners.  She’ll introduce you to four previous award winners and ask them to talk about their winning projects.  They will review their projects and give … Read More

Webinar: 2019 Annual Institute Preview

Chris Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. 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 … Read More

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

Chris Professional Development Program

2018 and the years leading up to it have created a very divisive and politically challenging environment for a number of Federal employees.  With shifting priorities, Agency consolidation recommendations, budget reductions, resignations of key senior administration officials coupled with a significant increase in departures of senior executive servants, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their … Read More