2021-2022 Professional Development Program (PDP)

Our Professional Development Program Committee is hard at work planning a fantastic year around our new theme “Reset Your Compass: Chart Your New Future.”

WOW! We received a number of great proposals during our request period and we are working to get the calendar updated. 

Check back here for more details on event dates. We’ll see you soon!

Trina Petty
PDP Chair
Claire Gudewich
PDP Co-Vice Chair
Karen Hoffman
PDP Co-Vice Chair
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Professional Development Program- In Person Learning

We want to ease back into in-person meetings; we will be starting this year by hosting bi-monthly in-person sessions. You can expect an interactive presentation to be followed up with group discussions and/or Q&A periods to deepen the learning of the topic. Time to network with your peers and enjoy lunch will be built in as well. 

Location: City Club of Washington and Live Streaming
Time: 11:30 AM-2:00 PM ET (unless otherwise noted)
Dates: The 2nd Tuesday of September (14th), November (9th), January (11th), March (8th) , and June (14th)

Professional Development Program- Webinars

TOC’s Professional Development webinars are open to both full and virtual registrants. These sessions will be between 60-90 minutes presentations with interactive elements. All TOC virtual events will be hosted on the Pheedloop platform and recorded for future viewing. 

Location: Zoom
Time: Noon-1:00/1:30 PM ET (unless otherwise noted)
Dates: The 2nd Tuesday of October (12th), December (14th), February (8th), April (12th), July (12th)

TOC Community Events

Registrants of the TOC learning program are part of a community of learning and development specialists focused on building each other up and sharing experiences. Take advantage of both the professional development opportunities as well as the networking and collaborating to get the most out of your time with the TOC community.

Dates/Times/Locations: To be added soon!

2022 Annual Institute

The Annual Institute will be held May 1-4, 2022 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Downtown Wilmington, DE. The AI will have concurrent sessions, plenary sessions, keynote speakers, and activities.  You can find more details on the 2022 Annual Institute page.

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Registration is Open

Program Year Calendar
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Changes this year.

We are striving to incorporate the lessons learned through these trying times while listening to the feedback we received from our registrants in the annual survey. As a result, we have made some changes to the way TOC will serve you this year. In the survey results, many indicated they were ready to come back together in person but there are still some who are hesitant so we decided to ease back into in-person meetings by hosting bi-monthly in-person sessions (September, November, January, March, and June). We will be back at the City Club of Washington as a central location with lunch for those able to attend. 

Each in-person learning event will also be available as a live stream option. Those with a full, early bird, or group registration will be able to take advantage of the in-person sessions even if they are unable to physically join us.


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