It is pure coincidence that the topic of networking and connectivism occurs within the time-frame as an organization called ADAPT’s bi-monthly meeting will be held. ADAPT, a local New England training professional non-profit association has been in existence since the 1970’s. Over the past few years, not only I have become an active member, but I am even currently on the Board of Directors. The value as a professional networking organization is incalculable. I’ve met so many wonderful professional trainers, instructional designers, facilitators and consultants all of whom share their expertise and experience. I would like to share what it means, where it’s going, and invite anyone to join and participate.
ADAPT is a non-profit organization providing training professionals with a forum to exchange ideas, network with each other, and share industry best practices while bridging the gap between learning and technology.
There are so many benefits to belonging to a professional non-profit organization. The website highlights them:
- Knowledge sharing
- Professional networking
- Career growth
- Products and services
- Shared website communication tool
Next week, Thursday, May 9, 2013, ADAPT is pleased to host both a “live” meeting and virtual meeting with reknown expert, Cynthia Clay. She is well known in training circles for her company Netspeed Learning Solutions. Her topic is: Great Webinars: Crossing the Chasm to High Performance Virtual Delivery Getting to High-performance in Webinar Delivery.
She will be covering:
- Avoid the 3 most common errors that make webinars dull
- Apply 5 techniques to transform your virtual classroom
- Adopt 3 practices to reduce the impact of technology snafus
- Take away a white paper describing the competencies of a skilled virtual trainer
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Joining an organization, armed with your newly acquired ID skills, will surely enhance your career and networking!