Train-the-Trainer workshop Aug. 13

Posted Online: July 14, 2014, 1:47 pm
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Press release submitted by Molly Brown.

The Association for Talent Development Mississippi Valley Chapter (MVCATD), an affiliate of ASTD (now ATD), the world's largest association dedicated to the training and development profession, is conducting a special half-day Train-the-Trainer workshop 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 13, at the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, Davenport.
This workshop is great for 1st time trainers, seasoned trainers who want a refresher, or managers who are responsible for training activity.
The workshop features presentations by MVCATD Board Members, Stephanie Hurley, Brad Stoefen, and Molly Mekus. Attendees will learn how to facilitate effective training sessions and how to utilize the ADDIE instructional design model to enhance training initiatives. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their facilitation techniques while being video recorded. The video will be saved to a flash drive for participants to take with them.
Visit to register. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.


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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.

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