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 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

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

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: Nurturing the Flame of Learning and Spreading Knowledge

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. Download the slides. (.pptx) As we start the 2020 program year, we are inspired by our theme: “Workforce 2020: Igniting the Flame; Carrying the Torch.” In this first webinar of the year, we’ll look at how TOC has started igniting the flame. We’ll start with the end in mind by asking and answering some important questions: Why … Read More