Dr Deborah Lavin Colky Workplace Learning & Performance 2013 Student Award


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This presentation provides an overview of the Dr Deborah ("Deb") Lavin Colky Workplace Learning & Performance 2013 Student Award, the $1,000.00 scholarship, and the application process.

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Dr Deborah Lavin Colky Workplace Learning & Performance 2013 Student Award

  1. 1. Application Deadline: November 10, 2013
  2. 2.      Dr. Deborah (“Deb”) Lavin Colky was a pioneer in online learning and a consultant to global corporations on human performance issues. Deb was a professor and Director of the Training and Development Graduate Program at Roosevelt University. Deb was a long-time Chicagoland ASTD (CCASTD) Board member and was one of the first – worldwide to receive the ASTD Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP) on April 1, 2006. Sadly, Deb passed away on Jan. 22, 2007. In honor of her spirit and legacy, the Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award was created. Deb continues to inspire her fellow colleagues, past Award recipients, and former students. Dr. Deb Colky, PhD., CPLP CPLP Pioneer 1st CCASTD Director, CPLP
  3. 3. “Deb was an amazing learning leader, inspiring mentor, and good friend; we miss her. We are proud to be able to support these aspiring workplace learning & performance professionals in Deb’s name and as part of her enduring legacy.” -Paula Frangella 2013 CCASTD President and friend to Deborah Colky “Dr. Colky helped make my educational experience wonderful - she coached me about how to look for work as a trainer. She was a great person to talk to about Training & Development because she was so passionate. Additionally, Dr. Colky suggested that I participate in CCASTD for extra credit, and doing so was one of the best decisions that I have made. CCASTD is a great outlet for aspiring, and active, learning professionals.” -Reggie Jackson 2012 Dr. Deborah Colky Award recipient (When asked to give advice about applying:) “Why not? Your biggest expense would be time. It's a great opportunity. All you are really doing is putting your name out there and getting connected with a community of people. You are getting planted with others who you will be working with in the future”. -Joie Marshall 2008 Dr. Deborah Colky Award recipient
  4. 4. Eligibility Requirements  Must currently be enrolled in a degree program that is related to workplace learning and performance and planning a career in this field.  Must reflect the qualities that Deb was best known for, including being passionate about organizational development, people-centric, & humanistic.  Must commit and contribute time to the local community, in Deb’s name, by actively participating in events to promote raising visibility of the workplace learning & performance and the Chicagoland Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (CCASTD) through the end of December 2014.  Must reside in the Chicago area.  Application Deadline: November 10, 2013 Visit www.ccastd.org to learn more or apply! Recipients will receive the following during the CCASTD Holiday Party:  One-time cash award of $1,000.00  Commemorative plaque  One year membership to CCASTD  The opportunity to have one article published in the professional magazineTraining Today *The CCASTD Holiday Party takes place during ASTD Employee Learning Week (ELW) which is a global awareness campaign highlighting the important connection between learning and achieving organizational results.