Growing Yourself: Professional
Development through
Membership Association
Spring Forward: Current and Future Trends in HRD...
Today’s Discussion

Why?

• Join a professional
association

How?

• 5-Step Roadmap to Success

Which?
concerninglearningl...
Benefits of Membership
Why?
• Staying Current
• Networking
• Volunteer
Opportunities
• Professional
Development
concerning...
Staying Current
Predictions
for 2013

“businesses will likely see an
accelerating need for
training…” Bersin by Deloitte

...
How Do Professional Associations
Help You Stay Current?
ACCESS
•
•
•
•
•
•

Publications
Websites
Newsletters
Case Studies...
Networking
Build
Professional
Relationships

“Instantly become part of a large
community of workplace learning
and perform...
Volunteer Opportunities
“ISPI members can develop their skills

Give Back

and share their expertise by
presenting at the ...
Professional Development
Competence
•
•
•
•
•

“Join industry leaders for hour-long
professional development webcasts
seve...
Scholarship Opportunities
Support

“…associations provide a source for
scholarship information, links to
publications, and...
Career Enhancement
Jobs

“CBODN is creating career resources
for members by acting as a partner
with employers to advertis...
Certification Assistance
Proof

“NCDA promotes and supports
professional education, preparation,
and credentialing…” from ...
Continuous Growth to Reach
Potential

How?

5-Step Roadmap to Success

•
•
•
•

Where am I now?
Where do I want to be?
How...
HRD-Related Professional
Associations

Which?

concerninglearningllc@gmail.com
www.concerninglearningllc.com

Positive Res...
Take the First Step
Local
Visit the Websites & Join
Associations
• Metro DC ASTD
– www.dcastd.org

• SHRM Chapters
– www.s...
Wrap-Up
Remember

All living things need
nourishment for growth…

If you want to be
successful & thrive in
your profession...
For additional information
Deadra Welcome, CPLP
CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC
concerninglearningllc@gmail.com
www.concerninglea...
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Growing Yourself Professional Development through Membership Association

  1. 1. Growing Yourself: Professional Development through Membership Association Spring Forward: Current and Future Trends in HRD Bowie State University March 9, 2013 Deadra Welcome, CPLP CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC Creating Growth Opportunities to Maximize Potential
  2. 2. Today’s Discussion Why? • Join a professional association How? • 5-Step Roadmap to Success Which? concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com • HRD-Related Professional Associations CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 2
  3. 3. Benefits of Membership Why? • Staying Current • Networking • Volunteer Opportunities • Professional Development concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com Join a Professional Association • Scholarship Opportunities • Career Enhancement • Certification Assistance CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 3
  4. 4. Staying Current Predictions for 2013 “businesses will likely see an accelerating need for training…” Bersin by Deloitte • Rapid business change • Shift toward emerging markets • A boarderless workplace • Specialization • Twenty-first Century models of leadership • Intense talent competition concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 4
  5. 5. How Do Professional Associations Help You Stay Current? ACCESS • • • • • • Publications Websites Newsletters Case Studies Job Listings Research concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com “one great way to draw on all resources” from GradSchools.com Address Up-todate Issues & Developments in Your field CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 5
  6. 6. Networking Build Professional Relationships “Instantly become part of a large community of workplace learning and performance professionals...” from Metro DC ASTD • • • • • concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com Help Support Mentoring Coaching Share Ideas & Best Practices CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 6
  7. 7. Volunteer Opportunities “ISPI members can develop their skills Give Back and share their expertise by presenting at the conference or a workshop, submitting articles for publication, participating in social media, and volunteering at the local, regional, and international levels.” • Practice Skills • Increase Visibility • Cultivate Creativity concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 7
  8. 8. Professional Development Competence • • • • • “Join industry leaders for hour-long professional development webcasts several times per month.” from National ASTD Workshops Courses Conferences Special Interest Groups Webcasts & Podcasts concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 8
  9. 9. Scholarship Opportunities Support “…associations provide a source for scholarship information, links to publications, and awards for persons achieving excellence in their field.” from HigherEdJobs • Students • New Members concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 9
  10. 10. Career Enhancement Jobs “CBODN is creating career resources for members by acting as a partner with employers to advertise employment and consulting opportunities.” • Resume Review Services • Job Searching/Banks • Impress Potential Employers concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 10
  11. 11. Certification Assistance Proof “NCDA promotes and supports professional education, preparation, and credentialing…” from NCDA • Study Resources – Groups – Materials • Information Sessions • Mentors • Scholarships concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CPLP CPT CTDP CTT PHR/SPHR CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 11
  12. 12. Continuous Growth to Reach Potential How? 5-Step Roadmap to Success • • • • Where am I now? Where do I want to be? How will I get there? How do I know I’m moving? • How will I keep moving? concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 12
  13. 13. HRD-Related Professional Associations Which? concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com Positive Results from Growth CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 13
  14. 14. Take the First Step Local Visit the Websites & Join Associations • Metro DC ASTD – www.dcastd.org • SHRM Chapters – www.shrm.org/Communities/SHR MChapters/Pages • ISPI Potomac – www.ispi-dc.org • CBODN – www.cbodn.org concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 14
  15. 15. Wrap-Up Remember All living things need nourishment for growth… If you want to be successful & thrive in your profession, then we need to continuously feed our skills and cultivate our talents concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 15
  16. 16. For additional information Deadra Welcome, CPLP CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC concerninglearningllc@gmail.com www.concerninglearningllc.com http://concerninglearning.blogspot.com www.twitter.com/dhwelcome www.linkedin.com/in/deadrawelcome

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