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

TOC Program Year Kickoff and Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging

Chris Professional Development Program

Watch the Recording (“Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging” begins at 28:02) Download the TOC 2020-21 Program Year slides. Download the Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging slides. Join us for the kick off the Training Officers Consortium 2020-2021 program year. In this two-part session the TOC Executive Board will reveal the plans for … Read More

Webinar: The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. Download the Gratitude Workbook. Download the Gratitude workbook in Spanish. Watch the Science of Gratitude video on YouTube (2:07) Imagine a community of leaders able to surpass the limitations of traditional leadership strategies and proactively address the negative consequences inherent in today’s high stress, often conflict laden, challenging work environments. Imagine leading from a strengths-based philosophy armed … Read More

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

Chris Professional Development Program

In an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it’s measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised … 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

Webinar: Unlocking Supervisor Secrets to Employee Development

Chris Webinar

Watch the Recording. This webinar will explore a process that advances the goal of accomplishing on-going employee development in a way that promises to achieve incremental long-term development based on the personal goals of the employee, and in concert with the relationship/partnership foundational agreement. Some have called this the Mutual Partnership Agreement. It establishes a relationship/partnership agreement and seeks to … Read More

Webinar: 2019 TOC Distinguished Service Award Winner Series: NATO

Chris Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. View all of the recent Distinguished Service Award winners on the TOC Award Winners page. This year, TOC was proud to award North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for its work on its development of the Protection of Civilians Virtual Reality Simulator. Its innovative development and design won the 2019 TOC’s Distinguished Service Award for Training … 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