CCASTD’s 2014 Holiday & Volunteer Recognition Party


At the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, IL not only will we enjoy time together over a delicious plated dinner, collectively celebrating those who make our chapter a success year after year – we will also be bidding fond farewell to the CCASTD name and welcoming a new chapter identity. Let’s celebrate as we usher in the new Association for Talent Development, Chicagoland Chapter!

When: Thursday, December 4, 2014
5:30-8:30 PM
Where: Map this event »
The Hyatt Lodge
2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
United States

Four of the Coolest Adobe Captivate Tips on the Planet….in Depth!  


 Joe Ganci will be presenting his very popular and always updated session, The Coolest Adobe Captivate Tips on the Planet, at Training 2015. There he will talk about more than 25 great tips to enhance your instructional design using Adobe Captivate. Now, not only a sneak peek to Joe’s session at the conference but a chance to see Joe go in depth on four of his most popular tips, directly in Captivate. This is not a PowerPoint presentation, it’s a demonstration using the tool. You don’t need to know Captivate to attend this session but if you do, all the better! Joe will also set aside some time to answer your questions. Don’t miss t


Joe Ganci, CEO, eLearning Joe, LLC

  Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Time: 10 AM Pacific / 1 PM Eastern (60-Minute Session)

Cost: $0.00



CCASTD Mentoring Power Hour

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

5:30- 8:15 p.m. CST

We’ve heard from our members and others in the learning & development community that there is an ongoing need to connect as mentors and protégés. In response, we have created a flexible format for this to happen at a “power hour,” where all levels (novice to expert) can connect in a learning mode to ask questions and share expertise in a small group setting. You’ll enjoy light refreshments, networking, and mentoring moments. More Information


Preparing for a Career in E-Learning Webinar

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

7:00- 8:00 p.m. CST

Join us for a free webinar on Nov. 12 to learn more about transitioning to the training world, preparing for interviews, software to know and developing e-courses. Roosevelt University adjunct Professor and TRDV alumnus Kim Heintz and TRDV alumnus Jessi Underhill will explore these topics and share their experiences, as well as answer questions live. At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

•   Discuss developing virtual learning and blended learning opportunities

•   Identify commonly used learning platforms

•   Describe the components of a successful professional portfolio

All current Training and Development students, as well as those who are interested in learning more about the training field are encouraged to participate.

The webinar is complimentary, however all participants must be registered in advance. Please RSVP to Tara at and a link to access the program will be sent to you.


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