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     January 2018   




Special Volunteer Issue


Upcoming Events

The New World of Work with Millennials: Talent Management Solutions for the New Generation

January 18, 2018 at our sponsor's location:  

Clark University (Grace Room in Higgins Center) 950 Main Street, Worcester from 6 - 8 pm.

 ATD New England Area Conference 2018: Unleash Organizational Performance, One Learner at a Time   

When?  March 22 & March 23rd 2018
Where? Chelmsford, MA

Early Bird registration?  Of course, open now!


There are still volunteer openings for the conference.  Work with the best and brightest Leaders in TD in New England!   Click the button and get signed up!



A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:


ATD is an association that is exists to help you develop and grow your skills in the Talent Development field. We want to provide you with incredible value. In order for us to continue to provide you with programming, such as monthly meetings, our leadership special interest group and our annual conference, and other programs and benefits, we need your help. We are a completely volunteer organization. If you would like to give back, offer support, have ideas on what you’d like to see what the organization become, we want to hear from you. We need people to help us run. Opportunities vary as to time commitments and level of commitments. You can learn more about volunteer opportunities on our website or by reaching out to any of the board members. Like all good things, the more you put in to something, the more you will get out. Please join us!

How becoming involved in ATD can help you 

Did you know. . .

Courtesy of ATD and Dr. Maureen Orey, we think it summarizes your return on investment when volunteering very nicely.

Be a CMATD Volunteer

Apply to be a Volunteer! 

Don't just go to a CMATD event, be a part of it! Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, network with industry colleagues and expand your skill set. All you have to do is fill out the application and choose your area of interest. Whether you can help for one hour per event on the registration table or you would like to take on a bigger role, we look forward to you joining our team.

Other ways you can be heard and help

CMATD Blog: Guest Authors Wanted

The CMATD Blog is a great way to share knowledge, insights, best practices and lessons learned around workplace learning and development. Is there a topic you’d like to address? CMATD members and sponsors are invited to contribute.

Guest posts will be featured on the CMATD Blog and in our email newsletter. Submissions should focus on issues of interest to learning and development professionals, with a goal of contributing to our community of practitioners and generating dialog, reflection and new ways of thinking.

Add your voice to our blog. Email Scott Rolph to learn more.

Mark Your Calendars — January 18th

The New World of Work with Millennials: Talent Management Solutions for the New Generation” on January 18, presented by our own  Linda St. John, Founder and Principal of LSJ Leadership Coaching.

CMATD events are highly interactive, featuring both valuable information and tips from the presenters and discussions, networking, and shared learning with industry peers. Mark your calendars and plan to join us.

Thanks to CMATD Location Sponsors 

CMATD events are held in convenient Central-Massachusetts locations, thanks to our sponsors. Three new sponsors have joined CMATD this fall: AXIOM Learning Solutions, LLC, Clark University, and EANE (the Employers Association of the North East).

CMATD evening events will be held at either Clark University or EANE (see each event listing for location and address). The morning Leadership Special Interest Group (SIG) events will continue to be held at the Central One Federal Credit Union. Sponsor Axiom Learning Solutions, LLC, meanwhile, hosts CMATD Board meetings.

Many thanks to AXIOM Learning Solutions, LLC, Clark University, EANE, and Central One Federal Credit Union for their sponsorship! Links to all our generous sponsors can be found in the column to the left.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

CMATD is the region’s premier professional organization focused on workplace learning and development. Corporate sponsors make possible vital networking and professional development opportunities and help advance innovation and best practices in the field. Become a corporate sponsor today.

Help Build Our Online Community

Read an interesting article on learning or talent development? Want to pose a question for discussion among industry colleagues? Post on Twitter using #cmatd to engage our association members and others. We also welcome aspiring authors for the newsletter - send along submissions for consideration.

Also, expand your network by connecting with us on LinkedIn



Power Membership

Join CMATD today!

Once you have joined our chapter, or if you are a current chapter member, visit the ATD store to become an ATD member. Enter the Central Mass ATD ChIP code of 1201 to receive the special ATD annual Power Member rate, complete the Power Member membership application, or call ATD Customer Care at 1-800-628-2783 and mention our chapter’s ChIP* code. (1201)

Please note that the Power Member discount of $30 is only applicable to one year, individual membership rates. To learn more about Power Member membership, download ATD’s Power Membership brochure today!


*ChIP is a revenue-sharing program that offers chapters an opportunity to earn revenue when certain ATD products and services are purchased online or by phone using a chapter's unique ChIP code.




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Mission Statement

CMATD is a chartered local chapter of the Association Talent Development.  As such, it is a professional organization dedicated to the growth and development of its members in a supportive learning environment in the hope of contributing to their business success.

We strive to provide quality professional development programs in the workplace learning and performance development disciplines.  We also deliberately foster opportunities for networking among professionals, collaboration with businesses and organizations and the exchange of best practices solutions and information. 

We are in service to our membership, our program attendees, our strategic alliances, other Human Resource Development professional organizations, and sponsoring organizations.

The Board of Directors

Dyan Madrey – President

Open – President Elect

David Hofstetter – Past President

Ryan Rosiello– Director, Programming and SIGs

Dan Twombley – Director, Finance

Scott Rolph - Director, Communications

David Prince – Director, Marketing

David Hofstetter– Director, Membership

Carol Miller – Director, Volunteers

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